Ecumenical Water Network

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

Water for all: WCC high level panel reaffirms faith communities’ contribution to achieve SDG 6

Water for all: WCC high level panel reaffirms faith communities’ contribution to achieve SDG 6

In the sidelines of the ongoing High Level Political Forum (HLPF) of the United Nations (UN), an official side event was organized by the Ecumenical Water Network of the World Council of Churches (WCC-EWN). The panel “Water and Faith Communities towards achieving SDG 6” was moderated by Rev. Douglas Leonard, coordinator of the Ecumenical UN Office in New York and was co-sponsored by the Stockholm International Water Institute (SIWI), Global Water Partnership (GWP) and the UN Inter Agency Task Force on Religion and Development (UNIATF). The event was held at the Church of the Covenant, in New York.

WCC reaffirms water justice concern at UN talks on SDGs

WCC reaffirms water justice concern at UN talks on SDGs

Some 6-7 of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) are reviewed every year through a United Nations (UN) mechanism called the High-Level Political Forum (HLPF). The 2018 HLPF is taking place at the UN headquarters in New York, 9-18 July.

Photo exhibition on water justice opens in honor of Earth Day

Photo exhibition on water justice opens in honor of Earth Day

“The blood flows and the rivers run dry”, an exhibition on water justice featuring a selection of photographs from different countries across Latin America, was opened by the World Council of Churches (WCC) on 23 April. The exhibition will run at the Ecumenical Center, in Geneva, until 2 May.