Healing through help and hope has been the simple, unwavering vision of Church World Service since it was founded over 60 years ago. The missions of CWS are: To eradicate hunger and poverty and to promote peace and justice around the world. CWS remains firmly on the side of ...
Community-wide events sponsored by Church World Service and organized by local congregations to raise funds to end hunger in the US and around the world.
Church World Service is a member of ACT Alliance.
Utilizes the challenges and opportunities presented by climate change to promote just and ecologically sustainable development.
World AIDS Day 2012 commemoration in Timor Leste was marked on December 21, 2012 at Timor Leste Defense Force (Forças de Defesa de Timor Leste or Falintil - FDTL often F-FDTL) headquarter, Quarter Terrestra District. The event, participated by all F-FDTL members, the community leaders and community members, representatives of Ministry of Health as well as organizations working in Timor Leste, was organized by CWS Timor Leste together with Ministry of Health and F-FDTL with the theme, "Let's hold hands and embrace the people living with HIV".
Busan, South Korea -- International Congress on AIDS in Asia and the Pacific is the largest HIV/AIDS forum in Asia and the Pacific Region and the second largest in the world. The 10th ICAAP -- provided the opportunities for greater regional collaboration, sharing of ideas among people infected and affected by the HIV/AIDS epidemics from across the region and provides regional and national organisations, governments and individual stakeholders with space to enhance their mutual contributions in the response to HIV/AIDS - was held in Busan, South Korea on August 26 - 30, 2011 carrying the theme "Diverse Voices, United Action." It was attended by about 2,500 people sixty-four countries.