Human rights central to development

Equal access to information will make for just, sustainable world

Deployment of information, communications technologies crucial to process. read more »

by the Rev. Liberato Bautista
on June 14, 2013

Next world’s development agenda

High-level panel releases recommendations

Call for new global partnership to eradicate poverty, transform economies through sustainable development. read more »

June 06, 2013

A transformative trip

4 summer interns share insights into trip to U.N.

18-member group learns about Church Center for U.N., Alma Matthews House, UNICEF, visits Sri Lanka Mission. read more »

August 13, 2012

Young theologians gather in Nairobi

On December 4-9, 2011 over sixty young theologians from across Africa gathered for the third All Africa Conference of Churches (AACC) Theological Institute.  They were joined by representatives from Sweden and the Philippines as well as facilitators and lecturers from the General Board of Church and Society in Washington DC,... read more »

Connecting the dots

Christian call to public witness

Seminar at U.N. for GBCS interns emphasizes world is not as God wants it, but it can and must be changed. read more »

by Meredith Hoxie
on August 09, 2010

Memory and imagination key to solving world’s ills

Brain education hope for the world

Individual brain power and collective will are needed to realize sustainable development, security and human rights. read more »

September 15, 2008

Local church heard through U.N. ministry

Bautista addresses Economic and Social Council

UMC has long tradition of presence and active influence at the United Nations. read more »

by Christina Wichert, Summer Intern, United Nations Office, General Board of Church & Society
on August 01, 2008

Religion and justice in the international community

Commitment to common good among all is necessary

Religious communities can make a difference in helping bring justice to the world. read more »

by Jose Carlo de Pano and Jonathan Kim, Ethnic Young Adult Interns, General Board of Church & Society
on July 25, 2008

Reflection on communion

It's not about me

The challenges to find a theology that can stand up to the complexity of political, economic and social analysis prompt a new look at a sacrament. read more »

by the Rev. Kathleen Stone, Chaplain, Church Center for the United Nations
on March 28, 2008

United Nations

The generations of advocacy

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by Jacqueline Brown, Advocacy Associate, General Board of Church & Society
on March 14, 2008

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