The Jesus Agenda
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14-20 Oct 2013 Put the date in your diary!
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Pray for the G8 as they meet this week with a special focus on tax and transparency.
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Every time we purchase a mobile phone we help to fund violence and rape in the Democratic Republic of Congo. Demand change from your phone provider today and join the 'phone fast' on 30 June.
Over the last few months I have been getting to know Joyce who lives in Goma, Democratic Republic of the Congo. We have short email conversations interrupted by internet problems and fresh bouts of conflict that pull the city’s population into another round of uncertainty and fear.
12 June 2013
World leaders need to ensure fairer distribution of resources
World leaders meeting next week for the G8 summit are being reminded of their commitment to ensure the fairer distribution of financial and food resources across the globe, which will ultimately help the poorest of the poor from slipping even further into poverty.
The link between the world’s ‘food security’ and the need to ensure fairer distribution of resou....
In a historic vote on transparency, the European Parliament voted to adopt rules that compel all EU-listed companies as well as private companies to publish all payments over €100,000 to governments where they operate. And it's really significant, for not only will they have to publish the sums, but they also need to identify individual projects in every nation in which they do business.
There is a lot of good news about poverty these days. A few days ago the High-level Panel appointed by the UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon turned in its 12-point recommendations about the future fight against poverty in the world beyond 2015. Have a look at Amanda Jackson's summary for a brief review.....
We are the International hub of Micah Challenge representing a global coalition of Christians holding governments accountable for their promise to halve extreme poverty by 2015. Promoting the eight Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) we empower Christians to speak out for justice and to turn compassion into action.