civil society

  • 9 Oct 2014

    The Archbishop of Canterbury and the President of the Methodist Conference hosted an Ecumenical Day of Reflection on Mining at Lambeth Palace on 7 October.

  • 13 Nov 2013

    Commonwealth leaders are being urged to use their summit in Colombo to pressure Sri Lanka to end its alarming crackdown.

  • 9 Sep 2013

    A Syrian civil society alliance has opposed US military strikes against the country, saying such action "does not serve the Syrian aspiration for freedom and justice".

  • 14 Feb 2013

    Recently, we have been pleased to relay on Ekklesia several broadcast interviews with our lead Middle East commentator and associate, Dr Harry Hagopian, featured on CivilNet TV.

  • 27 Jan 2011

    A major conference on race, religion, secularity and public policy is taking place at the University of East London on Thursday 27 January 2011, organised by the Centre for Research on Migration, Refugees and Belonging (CMRB) and the Runnymede Trust. Ekklesia is among the presenting agencies.

  • 22 Jun 2010

    We need to be vigilant to be sure that budget day is not also doomsday for local communities, especially the vulnerable for whom community and faith organisations exist, says Vaughan Jones, probing behind the government's 'big society' rhetoric and asking how the civil sector will be resourced and supported in a constrained market environment.

  • 13 Nov 2008

    How Faiths Work is the first event in the series to focus exclusively on the way in which organisations from a particular equality strand- faiths- work, and how they can influence policy in London.

  • 8 Oct 2007

    Dr Rowan Williams, the Archbishop of Canterbury, has said that those close to the Bush administration in the USA who want military action against Syria and Iran are guilty of “criminal, ignorant and potentially murderous folly”. He urged peaceful stabilisation in Iraq.