Millennium Development Goals

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April 23, 2009

Episcopalians and Anglicans have formed vital partnerships with governments and other faith-based organizations to begin to control and eradicate malaria at the One World Against Malaria Summit heard April 24 in Washington, D.C.

The summit, held at the home of the National Geographic...

April 21, 2009

Earlier this month, thanks to your advocacy, the Senate unanimously passed a crucial bipartisan amendment by Senators John Kerry (D-MA) and Richard Lugar (R-IN) to restore approximately $4 billion in U.S. foreign-assistance in the federal budget for FY 2010. While passage of the Kerry-Lugar...

March 31, 2009

Support for the world's poorest, most vulnerable communities has been at the core of the Episcopal Church's global mission efforts for the last triennium, particularly through its commitment to achieving the United Nation's Millennium Development Goals (MDGs).

The goals are expected to...

March 31, 2009

**UPDATE 4/2/2009: Thank you for your participation in this action! There was a massive effort from across the global-poverty community leading up to the vote. Our vote-counting process showed that we had at least 55 out of 99 votes on our side. The opponents of the amendment were clearly doing...

March 18, 2009

Americans are increasingly feeling the impact of the global financial crisis in their lives, and lawmakers are working to bring relief to those who need it. Comparatively little discussion, however, is focusing on the crisis's effect on those living in the world's poorest countries. Did you...

March 12, 2009

The voices of Anglican women and their stories echoed through the just-concluded 53rd annual meeting of the United Nations Commission on the Status of Women.

"Everybody knows that Anglican women are here," said Archdeacon Taimalelagi Fagamalama Tuatagaloa-Leota of Samoa during a March 12...

March 12, 2009

The voices of Anglican women and their stories echoed through the just-concluded 53rd annual meeting of the United Nations Commission on the Status of Women.

"Everybody knows that Anglican women are here," said Archdeacon Taimalelagi Fagamalama Tuatagaloa-Leota of Samoa during a March 12...

March 11, 2009

A groundbreaking report released on March 12 calls on The Episcopal Church to address the issues and concerns of the poor in the United States, focusing initially on the needs of Native American communities through its proposed "Model for Domestic Poverty Alleviation."

The report, titled...

March 3, 2009

What is foreign assistance and how does it work? Foreign assistance, also called foreign aid, is money provided by the United States to other countries for a variety of purposes, some strategic, some humanitarian. Fighting poverty and disease, and promoting economic development and growth, are...

February 23, 2009

Beginning with his transition team in the days after Barack Obama's election November 4, and continuing now with his administration, members of the 44th U.S. president's administration have been routinely inviting representatives of faith communities to offer policy advice.

Presiding...

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