EU Policy and Legislation
In cooperation with the Evangelical Church in Germany (EKD) Brussel’s office, the Conference of European Churches carries out monitoring and action on EU policy and legislation. The Thematic Reference Group for this area provides a forum for discussion and exchange of information on current legal and political matters emerging from the European Institutions. It deliberates on a range of topics including church-state law, fundamental rights, dialogue between the EU and churches, employment law, and other relevant matters.
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22 Sep, 2020
Christian organisations representing 2.8 billion people call for more compassionate EU migration policy
Christian organisations representing 2.8 billion people—about one-third of the world's population—have released a statement on the dire situation of migrants and refugees in Europe, and they are demanding a more compassionate approach.
12 Jul, 2020
The CEC Annual Report 2019 is now available. The report reviews CEC activities carried out in 2019, continuing in the current year, featuring highlights from CEC’s 60th anniversary.
6 Jul, 2020
An ecumenical delegation of CEC and COMECE have met in Brussels with Mr Michael Clauss, Ambassador at the Permanent Representation of Germany to the EU.
30 Jan, 2020
"There is a call for us to intensify the commitment of churches towards reconciliation, cooperation and solidarity in Europe."
20 Jan, 2020
An ecumenical delegation composed of representatives from the Commission of the Bishops’ Conferences of the European Union and CEC met in Zagreb.
12 Jan, 2020
Ecumenical cooperation in Europe was highlighted by the president of CEC Rev. Christian Krieger at a high-level colloquium titled “Building Europe together – 50 years of the Holy See with the Council of Europe”.
18 Jul, 2019
European churches express disappointment at EU ministers for not agreeing on search and rescue in the Mediterranean
Churches across Europe express disappointment about the failure of EU Ministers to agree on search and rescue arrangements in Mediterranean.
3 Jun, 2019
Focusing on the theme “Together in Hope and Witness” – the CEC Governing Board have finalised the strategic priorities for CEC’s work for the next four years.
19 Feb, 2019
Dans la perspective des élections européennes qui se dérouleront du 23 au 26 mai 2019, la Conférence des Églises européennes (KEK) et la Commission des Églises auprès des migrants en Europe (CEME) ont conçu un outil intitulé L’Europe, NOTRE avenir – Action des Églises dans le cadre des élections européennes de 2019 pour encourager la mobilisation des Églises.
19 Feb, 2019
In the run up to the European Parliament elections CEC and the Churches’ Commission for Migrants in Europe have developed a tool "Europe: It’s OUR future"