The WEA Sustainability Center

... connects 600 million evangelical Christians around the globe with global efforts to achieve the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (Sustainable Development Goals)

... provides impetus for broader engagement of evangelical church communities and individual Christians around the globe to care for creation

... illustrates the diverse contributions to sustainable development made by evangelical churches around the world through their faith and practical action

Our Team

Matthias K. Boehning

Dr. Chris Elisara
Associate Director

Lilian Kurz
Project Coordinator

Dr. Peirong Lin
Scientific Coordinator

Get to know our Team

Three facts about us

... attached to the Representative Office of the World Evangelical Alliance in Bonn
... part of the "Public Engagement" department of the World Evangelical Alliance
... closely linked to the "Creation Care Task Force" of the World Evangelical Alliance

Our office in Bonn

Located directly opposite the UN Campus in Bonn, the location of our Bonn office offers us ideal working conditions. Our premises consist of a representative reception area on the ground floor, a large conference room and our offices on the 1st floor. We look forward to every visit - come and have a look.

Why we exist

The Sustainable Development Goals / 2030 Agenda cannot be achieved without engaging religious organizations and communities. The United Nations and national governments have recognized this and have created various initiatives to cooperate with religious actors. The WEA will connect with the United Nations, governments and other (religious and faith-based) non-governmental organizations in order to contribute to the implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals.

A specific task force on the environment, the WEA Creation Care Task Force (CCTF) works to equip evangelicals to care for creation and raises awareness on how to deal responsibly with the environment. The Task Force has produced valuable resources and built a wide network of partnerships. Using the new WEASC as a platform, the CCTF will engage with international organizations, governments and like-minded NGOs to help connect and leverage the capacities of evangelical creation care organizations for greater impact at national and global levels.


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We begin each new week with #prayer at the World Evangelical Alliance Sustainability Center. We meet on Monday during lunch break at 12:30 am CET in our office directly opposite the UN campus in Bonn/Germany. Come and join us! Further information: @WEAnews

Warm invitation to our webinar on Monday, 30 Sep 2019, 2 - 3.30 pm CET: "On the Occasion of the Season of Creation – How Churches can Really Engage in Creation Care”, #SeasonofCreation #ClimateAction #Sustainability #Faith #CreationCare #FaithsForFuture

Our managing director @mkboehning, also Director of the World #Evangelical Alliance #Sustainability Center, has been invited by @UNEnvironment to join the @UN Interagency Task Force on #Religion & #SustainableDevelopment Advisory Council of Faith-Based Organizations. @WEAnews

From May 1 until May 3, 2019, the #WEA participated for the first time in the General Assembly of Members of the International Partnership on #Religion and #SustainableDevelopment in #Copenhagen/#Denmark.

@WEAnews @weasc @weacreationcare @PaRDSecretariat

WEA strengthens cooperation with key partners to care for #creation and achieve the #SustainableDevelopmentGoals. @UNEnvironment @Tearfund @GlobalOne_NGO @Oikoumene @WCCclimate @siwi_water @WEAnews @WEA_UN @WEAChairTC #WWWeek #CreationCare #sustainability

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