CALL Network

Save the date: 23-25 April 2018 CALL is organising a conference on Digitalisation and the future of work and social relations in Berlin. Please click here to read more.

CALL is a European-wide network that seeks to address employment and related economic and social issues. It does so from the perspective of Christian theology and a Christian way of life. It seeks to promote a Christian viewpoint in debates about European economic and social policies.

The aims of CALL include:

  • Campaigning on economic and employment issues in Europe
  • Networking on economic and employment issues in Europe
  • Exchanging expertise among members
  • Empowering people on economic and employment issues


Related posts

  • 26 Oct, 2015

    Results from 2015 CALL Conference: EU Labour Mobility – A gift or a burden?

    The following documents contain results and presentations from the recent CALL Conference: EU Labour Mobility - A gift or a burden?

  • 21 Aug, 2015

    On the road for decent and sustainable work

    The World Council of Churches is inviting Christians from around the world to blog about contributions to the Pilgrimage of Justice and Peace. A recent post by Antonella Visintin highlights the labour and employment situation in Italy. Please click here to read, "On the road for decent and sustainable work."

  • 15 Mar, 2015

    CALL Contributes to consultation on Working Time Directive

    The CALL (Church Action on Labour and Life) network has participated in a European Commission consultation on the revision of the EU Working Time Directive. Over the last four years, CALL has worked on questions related to precarious work and defining a concept of good work.

  • 1 Nov, 2014

    The Churches and the Crises in Europe

    On the basis of a questionnaire the Working Group on Economic Sustainability analysed the positions of a number of European churches with regard to the social and economic challenges in Europe.The results of this analysis are intended to support the churches in Europe in reflecting their respective positions and finding common responses to the crises.

  • 1 Oct, 2014

    CALL Policy Paper on Good Work

    In the last 4 years the CALL working group has worked on the phenomenon of precarious work in Europe. At the CALL Assembly in Rome 2014 its policy paper on Good Work was adopted. The concept of Good Work explains the dignity of work for the human being and establishes criteria to identify good work and to unveil precarious work, which is threatening affected people and also society as a whole.

  • 29 Sep, 2014

    Report from 4th CALL Assembly in Rome

    “Bridges between hope and reality – overcoming imbalances in Europe” was the theme of the 4th Assembly of the CALL-network, which was held in Rome from 22 to 24 September. 28 participants from 16 different European countries and even more different churches in Europe reflected on the growing economic imbalances, the impact on employment and labour market in Europe and how they could be addressed to improve matters.

  • 25 Sep, 2014

    Press Release: CALL Network Assembly takes place

    “Bridges between hope and reality – overcoming imbalances in Europe” was the theme of the 4th Assembly of the CALL-network, which was held in Rome from 22 to 24 September. 28 participants from 16 different European countries and even more different churches in Europe reflected on the growing economic imbalances, the impact on employment and labour market in Europe and how they could be addressed to improve matters.

  • 1 Sep, 2014

    CALL Assembly to take place in Rome

    The CALL-Network will hold its 4th Assembly in Rome from Monday 22 September to Wednesday 24 September. During the last two years the CALL-Network worked with its working groups on Precarious work, Sustainable economy, and Youth unemployment.

  • 1 Aug, 2014

    CALL Conference: EU Labour Mobility – A gift or a burden?

    The CALL Network in collaboration with Churches' Commission for Migrants in Europe and Eurodiaconia is hosting a conference in Brussels (Belgium) from 26 to 28 October 2015.

  • 27 Mar, 2014

    Youth employment in Europe – a challenge for the churches?

    “Youth employment in Europe – a challenge for the churches?” was the subject of a conference of the CSC CALL network in Brussels from 24 to 26 March. 60 persons discussed the options to address youth unemployment, coming from 17 different countries from all over Europe, delegates of churches and church organisations as well as young people.

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If you have questions regarding CALL please contact Frank-Dieter Fischbach.