Ecumenical Advocacy Alliance (EAA)

  • December 1, 2016

    Religious leaders are getting tested for HIV in hopes of inspiring others across the world to seek testing, too. Increasing the number of people receiving HIV testing is vitally important in the effort to end AIDS as a public health threat by 2030.

  • November 28, 2016

    While meeting in Nanjing and Shanghai, China, from 17-23 November 2016 , the World Council of Churches executive committee issued a Statement on Climate Justice that reiterates the urgent concerns of churches in relation to climate change, and calls on all states to fulfill the commitments of the Paris Agreement.

  • March 11, 2016

    Policymakers, programme managers, and service providers – including faith communities – must use more human rights norms and standards to guide a global response to HIV, said a statement submitted by the Ecumenical Advocacy Alliance, an ecumenical initiative of the World Council of Churches, to the Human Rights Council.

  • December 1, 2012

    'Getting to Zero’ has been the theme of World AIDS Day on 1 December 20121, reflecting the international advocacy and policy priorities of achieving zero AIDS-related deaths and new HIV infections, and the elimination of stigma and discrimination against people living with HIV.

  • December 1, 2012

    World AIDS Day is held on 1 December each year and is an opportunity for people worldwide to unite in the fight against HIV, show their support for people living with HIV and to commemorate people who have died.

  • June 30, 2012

    Several global faith-based organizations have expressed disappointment with the UN Conference on Sustainable Development (Rio+20).

  • February 5, 2011

    70 religious representatives and 25 organisations have issued a statement in response to the violent death of gay rights activist David Kato in Uganda.

  • December 1, 2010

    World AIDS Day, observed on 1 December each year, is an important opportunity for national AIDS programmes, faith organisations, community organisations, individuals and governments around the world to focus attention on the global AIDS epidemic and to emphasise the critical need for a committed, meaningful and sustained response at all levels.

  • November 26, 2010

    It is possible to win the struggle against food insecurity in Africa, says the Ecumenical Advocacy Alliance, which campaigns for food justice.

  • October 19, 2010

    Women farmers in Africa produce over 80 per cent of the continent's food supply, yet lack recognition, property rights and nutrition, says the Ecumenical Advocacy Alliance.