We are people with a vision for a more just world working for organisations that address poverty, inequality and social exclusion, together with local groups and churches across the world.
We are a network unified by our concern for relief and development with European and Christian identities in common.
The network provides a space where we can partner to support each other in meeting our respective visions, and to lend a collective Christian voice to issues relating to social, economic and environment justice.
After 17 years, we count many successes but we recognise the numerous challenges still faced by those who are the poorest and most marginalised in the world – and so our work together continues.
The quote above from Nyasa, a farmer in Malawi, powerfully highlights one way in which climate change is already affecting those living in poverty, and how climate change poses a significant issue for development. The world’s poorest people have contributed least to our changing climate yet they are hardest hit by the devastating effects. Tearfund UK. […]
Climate change is making extreme weather events such as storms, flooding and droughts more intense and more frequent. This increases the risk of disasters all over the world and particularly for communities who already experience high levels of vulnerability. Climate change therefore has a serious significance for relief and humanitarian agencies, as they work with […]
On Monday EU-CORD represented the International Disability and Development Consortium (IDDC) at the EU in an important meeting about the EU’s approach to disability. The European Union (as a body) is a signatory to the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD) and thus is subject to a review process on how […]