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.
By Paul Cook. Well, the talks are finished, the venue is being packed down and 40,000 delegates, observers and journalists are on their way home, but what was achieved in the Paris climate change conference and why does it matter for the communities we work with? The governments of the world met in France for […]
EU-CORD is part of a global faith-based movement that calls for climate justice. Therefore, EU-CORD was present at the hand-over of nearly 1.8 million petition signatures to Christina Figueres, the Executive Secretary of the United Nations’ climate change agency, UNFCCC, and to Nicolas Hulot, Special Envoy of the French President for the Protection of the […]
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. […]