Previous Campaigns

Read about content and outcomes of previous campaigns that EYCE ran in the past years. 

EYCE Campaign to Overcome Poverty | 2013-2016

According to Eurostat, the level of people living in poverty and being at a risk of poverty and social exclusion has considerably increased during the past years. For example, in 2011, 119.6 million people, or 24.2% of the population, in the EU-27 were at risk of poverty or social exclusion, compared with 23.6% in 2010.   In addition, the gap between the socio-economic classes is increasing, bringing alarming developments or rather lack of development towards […] Read on →

EYCE Campaign to Promote Ecological Justice | 2011-2013

The environment is one of the most, if not THE most, challenging concern for contemporary society. It is clear that climate change is affecting the entire planet. How is an ecologically responsible way of thinking and living linked to wealth and poverty? To migration? How does the lack of natural resources caused by climate change trigger military conflicts and violence?   From 2011 – 2013 EYCE’s Campaign to Promote Ecological Justice joined the global movement […] Read on →

EYCE Campaign to Overcome Fundamentalism | 2008-2010

Inter-religious dialogue is a key element in creating a peaceful and respectful world. Yet, the actors in this dialogue often face fundamentalism. This can lead to a situation where few organisations engage in dialogue, but where this work represents only a small part of the society, creating a sort of “happy island of inter-religious dialogue”. During EYCE’s work on inter-religious dialogue, together with its members and partners, it became clear that many societies and organisations […] Read on →

HIV Can Touch Everyone - Ecumenical Youth Fighting HIV/AIDS | 2005-2008

One of the issues that affect European Youth is (the) HIV/AIDS, which has currently been out of focus due to many political and economic changes in Europe. EYCE reflected on the fact, that AIDS and HIV have become common terms many young people use without reflection. The strong campaigning of the early 1990’s has no longer an impact on European youth, and as various types of anti-retroviral have been developed to treat the victims of […] Read on →