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7th World Water Forum

Civil society organizations ‘co-opted’ into fold

Problematic ‘solutions’ offered by corporate organizations to water crisis, according to Ecumenical Water Network coordinator. read more »

May 15, 2015

Defining women’s progress

United Methodist Women focus on grassroots level

To move to next level, women need supportive, inclusive policies, UMW executive states at panel in conjunction with Commission on Status of Women. read more »

by Linda Bloom
on March 16, 2015

20 ways to empower women

March 17 panel to discuss gender equality

Panel will review 20-year-old Beijing Declaration as side event at 59th Session of the U.N. Commission on the Status of Women. read more »

March 09, 2015

Halt illicit financial flows

Developing, emerging countries lose trillion dollars annually

Global Financial Integrity reports developing world loses 11 times more money to corruption, tax evasion than it receives in official aid. read more »

December 18, 2014

Summer interns travel to Church Center for U.N.

Sustainable development trip’s theme

Importance of U.N. ministry underscored by discussion of variety of stakeholders, laws sustainable development entails. read more »

by Michael Moore
on July 22, 2014

A ‘United Methodology’

A commentary on Infopoverty 2014

High-school freshman learns how UMC leads fight to improve lives of millions of people around the world. read more »

by Jake Bennett
on April 22, 2014

Education, Gender, Maternal Health

United Methodist agencies take part in event at 58th Commission on the Status of Women

Panel addresses lingering question on how to realize social justice for women despite structural and cultural barriers they still face or witness. read more »

March 26, 2014

Infopoverty World Conference April 10–11

GBCS's Bautista invited to return as a presenter

Conference will address how Information & Communications Technologies affect change in the world. read more »

March 25, 2014

Advent focused for months

Preaching, teaching, meditating on Mary’s journey to motherhood

'I find myself more in awe of the young woman who safely delivered the Christ child into our world,' writes director of Healthy Families, Healthy Planet. read more »

by Katey Zeh
on December 09, 2013

Migration challenged as development tool

4th Churches Witnessing with Migrants consultation

Church and migrant groups, assert migrants are human beings not tradeable commodities in the global market. read more »

by the Rev. Liberato Bautista
on October 13, 2013

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