ECEN Network

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERAThe European Christian Environmental Network promotes cooperation in caring for creation. The aim of the network is to share information and experiences with environmental work among the Christian traditions of Europe. It also seeks a united witness in caring for God’s creation.

ECEN is the main instrument of CEC for its work on climate justice. The network cooperates with the World Council of Churches and the Council of European Bishops’ Conferences (CCEE).

For more information, please visit the ECEN website.



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  • 13 Jun, 2016

    ECEN Assembly: Church leaders and researchers discuss water in a sustainable future

    The second full day of the 11th Assembly of the European Christian Environmental Network brought together church leaders and researchers to discuss water in a sustainable future. A number of detailed presentations highlighted various aspects of the role of water in the overall future of the Earth and ongoing climate crises.

  • 12 Jun, 2016

    ECEN Assembly: Blessing of the water, theological engagement, nature walks

    The first full day of the 11th Assembly of the European Christian Environmental Network combined worship and liturgy, listening and discussion, and ended with a time to enjoy the beautiful natural surroundings of the Culture Centre Sofia outside Helsinki.

  • 11 Jun, 2016

    European Christian Environmental Network gathers for its 11th Assembly

    On Saturday, 11 June, around 80 delegates from 21 European countries made their way to the Cultural Centre Sofia near Helsinki for the 11th Assembly of the European Christian Environmental Network.

  • 20 Apr, 2016

    Мировые религиозные лидеры объединились в поддержке Парижского соглашения об изменении климата.

    В пятницу штаб-квартира ООН в Нью-Йорке примет мероприятие, которое станет новой вехой. В этот день ожидается, что после многих лет разнообразной деятельности - от правозащиты на низовом уровне до международных конференций по изменению климата - представители более 150 стран подпишут Парижское соглашение об изменении климата.

  • 28 Jan, 2016

    Carbon Divestment: Concerns of the European Parliament and Churches Merge

    On 27 January members of the European Christian Environmental Network (ECEN) enabling team met with members of the European Parliament Carbon Divestment Group. The two groups came together for a discussion on the use of fossil fuels as a major contributor to climate change and greenhouse gas emissions.

  • 14 Dec, 2015

    Paris Climate Agreement: A signal of hope

    The historic United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP21) has concluded in Paris. For the first time, after a generation of negotiations, a global community of close to 200 nations has been able to speak with a common voice on climate change. Talks ran overtime and produced the Paris Agreement—a legally binding and ambitious global deal.

  • 21 Apr, 2015

    European Christian Environmental Network facilitates cooperation on eco-management and dialogue on nuclear energy

    In back-to-back gatherings, the European Christian Environmental Network (ECEN) attempted to bring together diverse Christian perspectives on critical environmental issues. On 16 and 17 April, ECEN members focussed on coordinating efforts for practical climate justice work at the grassroots level. A second ECEN event took place on 17 and 18 April, in Heidelberg. Theologians and church experts gathered for an ecumenical consultation under the banner “Is the use of nuclear energy ethically justifiable?”

  • 30 Sep, 2014

    Press Release: ECEN Assembly

    The 10th Assembly of European Christian Environmental Network concluded in Balatonszarszo (Hungary) on 30 September, 2014.More than 100 delegates and guests from 24 countries, engaged in works on care for creation, attended the Assembly under the theme of 'Energy and Climate Change - the Churches' Role and Voice' offered a place for discussion, worships and sharing of the churches’ concerns related to climate change and energy use.

  • 27 Sep, 2014

    Press Release: 10th Assembly of the European Christian Environmental Network

    The 10th Assembly of the European Christian Environmental Network (ECEN) under the theme ‘Energy and Climate Change – the Churches’ Role and Voice’ will take place from 27 September – 1 October 2014 in Balatonszárszó (Hungary). The aim of the meeting is to offer a space for a discussion on recent developments in climate change, energy and ethics, and to strengthen Churches’ engagement and cooperation in responding to these concerns.