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12th ECEN Assembly

ECEN usually organises an international Assembly every two years. The last Assembly, which brought together delegates and experts from 22 countries in Europe took place in 2016 in Helsinki, Finland. The Assembly offers a broad ecumenical platform for cooperation and sharing among representatives from Anglican, Orthodox, Protestant, Orthodox and Roman-catholic churches. Climate change has become one of the defining challenges of the early decades....

Civil society and social movements getting ready for COP 23

20 October 2017
COP23 UN Climate summit will take place in Bonn, Germany on 6 - 17 November 2017. The civil society and social movements will also be...

Ökumenischer Klimapilgerweg

19 October 2017
Am 18. Oktober 2017 startet der 2. Klimapilgerweg am Reformationsort Wartburg und führt über 16 Stationen zur UN-Weltklimakonferenz, die vom 6. bis 17. November in...

ECEN Autumn 2017

18 October 2017
The ECEN Leadership Team met again in Brussels on 16-17 October attended by all its members. The two main items on our agenda were firstly...

Churches and Climate: Detailed events during COP 23 in Bonn

17 October 2017
UN Climate Conference COP 23 November 6-17, 2017 in Bonn On the occasion of the 23rd UN Climate Change Conference in Bonn, a broad alliance...

Green Church label emerges in France

16 October 2017
The Protestant Federation of France (FPF), the Episcopal Conference of France (CEF), the Orthodox Bishop Assembly of France (AEOF) and the Council of Christian Churches...

Keynote by Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew at the Arctic Circle Assembly 2017

14 October 2017
It is an honor to address the Arctic Circle Assembly at the gracious invitation of the organizers, especially its founding Chairman and former President of...

Finnish town of Ii sets the pace for green Europe

12 October 2017
The EU-funded InnoHiili project taking place in Ii, Finland, has won the Climate Change category at the European Commission’s RegioStars2017 Awards in Brussels. The EU-wide...

Scottish Government set to announce deposit return scheme for plastic bottles

20 September 2017
This morning the press are reporting that the Scottish Government will introduce a deposit return scheme for drink packaging including plastic bottles and cans. This...