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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

Sanitation MDG will fall short

Billions still will lack sanitation by 2015

World Health Organization, U.N. Children’s Fund report says 1/3 global population will not have improved sanitation. read more »

by Selah Hennessy
on May 15, 2013

Book addresses world problems through prayer

'Meditations & Devotions on the Millennium Development Goals'

Provides moral construct through which 8 goals are perceived as near core of Christian gospel of justice and peace and wholeness and fullness of life. read more »

by Tim Tanton
on January 18, 2013

Peace with Justice

The Peace with Justice Program aims to make shalom visible and active in people's lives and communities. The General Conference assigned the General Board of Church and Society to implement the program and called the church to "strengthen its capacity to act as a public policy advocate" in communities... Read More

A prayerful guide

Meditations & Devotions on the Millennium Development Goals

232-page book offers meditations, commentaries, devotions and prayers about the U.N. Millennium Development Goals. read more »

March 28, 2012

Young theologians gather in Nairobi

On December 4-9, 2011 over sixty young theologians from across Africa gathered for the third All Africa Conference of Churches (AACC) Theological Institute.  They were joined by representatives from Sweden and the Philippines as well as facilitators and lecturers from the General Board of Church and Society in Washington DC,... read more »

The real wealth of nations

Misdirected political will is adversely affecting most value asset

Multiplicity of crises of food, fuel and finance has adversely affected timely, substantive achievement of the Millennium Development Goals, even reversing previous gains. read more »

by the Rev. Liberato Bautista
on October 26, 2011

Ecumenical Advocacy Days 2011

‘Development, Security & Economic Justice: What’s Gender Got to Do with It?’

Faith-based advocates will gather March 25-28 in nation’s capital to learn about issues, visit members of Congress. read more »

November 09, 2010

Global education at crossroads

On path toward ‘avoidable failure’

Progress on the U.N. goal of universal primary education by 2015 has been disappointing. read more »

by Desmond Tutu and Dennis Van Roekel
on October 26, 2010

Commit to global education fund

Education advocates urge Obama

Coalition says investing in quality basic education key to achieving all Millennium Development Goals. read more »

September 22, 2010

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