Category - communities

  • January 10, 2018

    Friends of the Earth says it is devastated that approval has been given to look for oil in a beautiful and significant part of the Sussex countryside.

  • December 14, 2017

    In its annual report, the Children’s Rights Alliance for England  has rejected the Government’s proposal to remove the 50 per cent cap on religious selection at free schools, and called for it to be kept in place. Humanists UK, which is a member of CRAE, has noted that this is the latest in a long line of high-profile interventions in favour of keeping the cap.

  • December 14, 2017

    The Home Office and the police have set out a package of measures which will increase transparency around chief officer employment.

  • December 13, 2017

    The Executive Board of the International Fund for Agricultural Development has recently approved a US$3 million grant in support of indigenous peoples' communities in developing countries for the period 2017-2020.

  • September 24, 2017

    The Church of Scotland's annual CrossReach week programme begins on Sunday 24 September 2017 –Social Care Sunday—when congregations are encouraged to think about all the social care work underway in their community, not just the work done by CrossReach, but also by other care providers and local authorities.

  • August 4, 2017

    A secretive commercial deal struck by Nicaraguan government threatens homes, livelihoods, and access to food.

  • July 17, 2017

    The first ever action plan specifically designed to enable religious leaders to prevent incitement to violence – the Plan of Action for Religious Leaders and Actors to Prevent Incitement to Violence that Could Lead to Atrocity Crimes – was launched on 14 July  2017 by Secretary-General António Guterres at a meeting at UN Headquarters in New York.

  • July 11, 2017

    In the wake of official announcement of Mosul’s liberation from the so-called ‘Islamic State’ group, World Council of Churches General Secretary, the  Rev Dr Olav Fykse Tveit, has called for a commitment to restoring the social and religious diversity of the city and region.

  • June 21, 2017

    In the light of recent tragedies, Paul Parker, the Recording Clerk of Quakers in Britain, has issued a statement condemning all acts of violence

  • June 5, 2017

    "Persons taking no active part in the hostilities... shall in all circumstances be treated
    humanely, without any adverse distinction founded on race, colour, religion or faith,