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Churches Take Steady Aim at Shooting Down Economic Injustice

Dec 11, 2014

Christian leaders from four continents met for a Micah Summit at the United Nations in New York this week. The Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) were adopted at the same venue in 2000. Participants from the Micah Challenge campaign (formed by the World Evangelical Alliance and Micah Network as a r

WEA Secretary General Meets with Ecumenical Patriarch of Constantinople to Discuss Refugee Crisis in Syria and Iraq

Nov 25, 2014

Dr. Geoff Tunnicliffe, Secretary General of the World Evangelical Alliance (WEA) recently met with the Ecumenical Patriarch of Constantinople, Bartholomew I, in Istanbul, Turkey. Together they discussed the current crisis and the plight of Christians in Syria, Iraq and the Middle East region. A spec

WEA Invites You to the Micah Summit in New York, December 7-9

Nov 21, 2014

The World Evangelical Alliance together with Micah Challenge and Micah Network invite you to a Micah Summit in New York. The series of events from December 7-9 focuses on evaluating the UN Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) and discuss the role of the Church in responding to extreme poverty in 2015

G20 Leaders Agree to Tackle Tax Secrecy and Theft

Nov 21, 2014

The EXPOSED campaign today welcomed G20 action to address key aspects of corruption and unethical tax evasion and financial secrecy, which steal billions from the world economy.

Evangelicals Shine a Light on Corruption at the G20 Summit in Brisbane

Nov 14, 2014

Christians from around the world have gathered in Brisbane, Australia, this week to shine a light on corruption through various awareness raising events around the G20 summit. The World Evangelical Alliance (WEA) with dozens other Christian organizations have joined together in the two-year EXPOSED

Missions Africa Trust Fund: Africa Poised to Bless the World as a Mission Financing Continent

Nov 13, 2014

God is at work in a very significant way building His Church in Africa to become an example of a mission giving community. This was the shared sense of conviction and commitment that characterized the 2 day consultation on the Missions Africa Trust Fund (MATF) held from 29th - 30th October 2014 at

Brisbane Christians Create the World's Largest Mock Tax Haven Prior to G20

Nov 13, 2014

With the eyes of the world on Brisbane ahead of next week’s G20 Summit, local Micah Challenge advocates are seeking to make the most of the spotlight. On Saturday 8 November, approximately 100 advocates from churches across Brisbane dressed as corporate accountantstransformed part of Brisbane’s CBD

Director of IIRF Appointed Professor at ETF in Leuven, Researches International Religious Freedom and Persecution

Nov 13, 2014

Dr. Christof Sauer was recently named as Professor of Religious Studies and Missiology at the Evangelical Theological Faculty (ETF) in Leuven, Belgium. The extent of his appointment is 50%. This is a special academic chair which will be financed externally. To the knowledge of the International Inst

International Institute for Religious Freedom Publishes 7 UN Reports on Religious Freedom by Professor Bielefeldt

Nov 6, 2014

The International Institute of Religious Freedom of the World Evangelical Alliance published the seven official reports to the UN Human Rights Council of the UN Special Rapporteur on Freedom of Religions and Belief, presented by the present United Nations Special Rapporteur on freedom of religion or

Global Christian Leaders Demand G20 Action on Corruption

Nov 6, 2014

Ninety Christian leaders from every continent have signed an open letter to G20 leaders, urging them to take determined action on corruption and tax evasion. The letter, which represents one billion Christians worldwide, will be presented to the G20 summit in Brisbane next month.