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22nd Nov

“We could not sleep last night, today we cannot go out of our houses, it is dangerous to move around,’’ says Dr Issa Tarazi from NECC/DSPR Gaza.  (NECC stands for Near East Council of Churches, DSPR for Department of Services to Palestinian Refugees.)

15th Nov

Welcome to the Greed Line, the line below which you use only your fair share of cash and resources, or above which you gobble more than your fair share. 

31st Oct

Keryn Banks is spending three months living in Occupied East Jerusalem.  Her regular reports show the challenges facing its inhabitants:

30th Oct

CWS invites you to a reception for the Rev Dr Kim Dong-Sung, Asia Secretary World Council of Churches, in Christchurch.

23rd Oct

CWS is hosting a series of forums introducing this year’s Christmas Appeal kit, Save My Place and providing an update on our ministry.

10th Oct

The Ecumenical Advocacy Alliance (EAA) of which CWS is a member released a paper today. 

24th Jun

Governments have failed to take the bold steps necessary to safeguard the health of the planet and promote achievable and sustainable solutions to eradicate chronic hunger.

24th Jun

"Governments have squandered a “once-in-a-lifetime” opportunity to make significant advances towards a greener, fairer future for the planet and its people," said ACT Alliance.

The Rio+20 summit  ends today in Brazil.

21st Jun

ACT Alliance (Action by Churches Together) is calling on heads of states and governments to show their leadership in Rio de Janeiro this week.

10th May

Auckland’s decision to become a Fair Trade City deserves praise says one of the fair trade movement co-founders Christian World Service.
CWS national director, Pauline McKay said that the Christchurch based organisation applauds Auckland’s decision.