• October 31, 2006

    Ekklesia was one of the first members of MakePovertyHistory, and has commented widely on the values and thinking behind the idea of ‘Jubilee’ and debt remission. It has also taken part in debates

  • December 1, 2018

    During press briefings at the beginning of the G20 meeting of developed nations in Buenos Aires, the UN Secretary-General  described the event as an essential forum, citing a lack of confidence and high level of confrontation within the international community.

  • January 15, 2013

    An ecumenical delegation has delivered a statement on ethical principles for a new global economic system to Bolivian government officials.

  • October 8, 2011

    Scholars claim the biggest change in the history of Christianity is underway amid the religion's move to Africa, Latin America and Asia.

  • May 26, 2011

    A gathering of the Sociology of Religion Research Group of the British Sociological Association gives Professor Richard H. Robert an opportunity to discuss the shifting patterns concerning discourse about religion in academe, the secular intellectual environment and the paradigm of glocalism.

  • January 8, 2011

    As I have observed in previous articles arising from my 2011 Ghana trip, economic and political life here is comparatively stable and prosperous, and there has been substantial growth over the past decade - but how benefits are assessed very much depends on perspective. Structurally, and in terms of levelling income and power distribution, things look much less rosy, for sure.

  • January 7, 2011

    If you want Western-style consumption, you'll find it in abundance at the Accra Mall. But thankfully, there are many in West Africa keen to encourage sustainable tourism that is both environmentally and culturally sensitive.

  • January 6, 2011

    Travelling around as a comparatively prosperous person in a country marked by significant poverty and inequality is not easy - unless you are largely insensitive to these things, which sadly, some Westerners seem to be, just reckoning that "this is simply the way things are" and revelling in how much their overvalued dollar can buy.

  • June 10, 2010

    A major correction to world GDP is inevitable, economist Hannes Kunz told attendees at an international forum in Colle di Val d'Elsa, Italy on Tuesday.

  • May 28, 2010

    Win one of three pairs of tickets to the National Theatre’s spectacular new production Welcome to Thebes - a new play by Moira Buffini.