Posts Tagged “CTBI”

Christian Aid briefing about IDP campaign

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Christian Aid briefing about IDP campaign

At CTBI’s recent Churches’ Refugee Network conference in London, John Plant and Jenny Brown presented some of Christian Aid‘s early thinking about a campaign later this year that will be focussed on Internally Displaced People. John spoke first and reminded delegates about the complexity of the causes and drivers of migration. In an earlier session…

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Churches’ Refugee Network day conference – Monday 5 February 2018

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Churches’ Refugee Network day conference – Monday 5 February 2018

Sanctuary will be one focus of the day conference on Monday 5 February 2018 being organised through CTBI’s Churches’ Refugee Network. The morning schedule will include time to support and refresh those working with refugees, people seeking asylum and migrants before Inderjit Bhogal introduces the concept of Churches of Sanctuary and Sanctuary Meetings as well as…

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CTBI Churches’ Refugee Network meets

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CTBI Churches’ Refugee Network meets

The CTBI Churches’ Refugee Network formally met today for the first time. It’s the result of a merger between the well established Churches’ Refugee Network (which included representatives of churches, practitioners working directly with asylum seekers and people with theological resources in the area) and a regular meeting of NGOs (which includes representatives of the…

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Letter to CTBI member churches about refugee crisis

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Letter to CTBI member churches about refugee crisis

Upon their return from visiting refugees and refugee projects in Greece at the end of May, the twelve women who participated in the delegation have written to the member churches of Churches Together in Britain and Ireland to offer their reflections and recommendations. The letter can be downloaded as a PDF and is also reproduced below. They…

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Twelve women in Greece: adding drops into the ocean

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Twelve women in Greece: adding drops into the ocean

Christine Elliott is the director of world church programmes at Churches Together in Britain and Ireland. Throughout this week we’ll be publishing articles, conversations and reflections by the twelve women who visited Greece as part of CTBI’s delegation. Last Monday I set off for Greece for five days to visit and meet with women involved in the refugee…

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Women church leaders visiting Greek refugee hotspots

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Women church leaders visiting Greek refugee hotspots

Between 23 and 27 May, twelve women from churches across Britain and Ireland will visit refugee hotspots in Greece. They will hear first hand testimony of the conditions in refugee camps and support projects from refugees and workers. The group of ordained and lay women will visit both Idomeni (on the border between Greece and…

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