Ecumenical Water Network

The EWN is a network of churches and Christian organizations promoting people's access to water around the world

African youth takes stand at first ever WCC Eco-School

African youth takes stand at first ever WCC Eco-School

“It is imperative for churches to invest in the youth of Africa so they can take leadership in addressing these issues in the timeframe of the 2030 Sustainable Development Goals”, said Prof. Dr Isabel Phiri, World Council of Churches (WCC) deputy general secretary for Diakonia and Public Witness as she spoke to young people attending the first-ever WCC Eco-School in Blantyre, Malawi.

WCC water network plans to intensify water justice advocacy

WCC water network plans to intensify water justice advocacy

The International Reference Group (IRG) of the Ecumenical Water Network (EWN), the water justice initiative of the World Council of Churches (WCC) held its annual meeting in Malawi as the UN revealed that 2.1 billion people lack access to safe drinking water.

World Water Congress draws water experts from across the world

World Water Congress draws water experts from across the world

“Bridging Science and Policy” is the theme of the XVI World Water Congress this week in Cancun, Mexico, and water experts are bringing that to bear in their decisions regarding the field of water. The World Council of Churches is represented at the event through its Ecumenical Water Network.