International Ecumenical Convocation on the Defence of Human Rights in the Philippines

During the COVID-19 pandemic, the human rights crisis in the Philippines has been worsening, as civic space is shrinking, endangering free speech and the airing of legitimate political grievances in the public square. The new Anti-Terrorism Act of 2020 took effect on 18 July, replacing the Human Security Act of 2007. This new law legitimises unlawful arrests and detention, undermining [...]

CWM Resumes Search for General Secretary

The Board of Directors is pleased to invite expressions of interest, from suitable individuals, for the position of General Secretary for Council for World Mission (CWM) to take over from Rev Dr Collin Cowan who is coming to the end of his second term of service. CWM seeks an inspirational, ecumenical and experienced General Secretary (Chief Executive Officer) with exceptional [...]

Applications are open for Covid-19 Mission Initiative Fund

Council for World Mission (CWM) is inviting member churches and partner organisations to apply for support through the Covid-19 Mission Initiatives Fund. These are days of clear missional challenge, as the first wave of Covid-19 has already upended and threatened all dimensions of economies, governments, corporations, communities and families. Simultaneously, it has exposed the interconnectedness of all people, the foolishness of supremacist [...]