Ecumenical Water Network

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

Humanity needs to tend the garden of creation, says WCC leader

Humanity cannot ignore its responsibility for creation, the WCC general secretary, the Rev. Dr Olav Fykse Tveit, has stated in Stuttgart during the German Protestant Kirchentag.

In Sri Lanka’s second city, industry hits water quality, says Anglican teacher

In Sri Lanka’s second city, industry hits water quality, says Anglican teacher

"Our water cannot be used for drinking without being treated, and many people suffer from kidney problems due to consumption of polluted water,” says Sri Lankan teacher Marasinghage Ruwan Jayaratne.

At 7th World Water Forum, civil society organizations “co-opted” into the fold

At 7th World Water Forum, civil society organizations “co-opted” into the fold

“The increased interest of corporate organizations in the World Water Forum has a tendency to discourage civil society’s participation in addressing the water crisis,” said Dinesh Suna, coordinator of the Ecumenical Water Network of the WCC upon his return from the 7th World Water Forum, which concluded on 17 April in Daegu and Gyeongbuk, Republic of Korea.