by Giorgio Bernardelli The network brings together various experiences in order to raise awareness that the two continents face the same environmental challenges together. ItsRead More »RAOEN, the voice of the Churches of Asia and Oceania that speaks for creation
River Above Asia Oceania Ecclesial Network
The Oceania Asia Talanoa Faith Delegation to the 2022 UN Ocean Conference Different groups affected by the changes in ocean climate, livelihoods and biodiversity lossRead More »RAOEN in UNOC: From the tides and currents in Lisbon, towards greater ocean action and justice
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RAOEN launches interactive mapping platform and workshop series in the Philippines The River Above Asia Oceania Ecclesial Network (RAOEN) launched an interactive mapping platform asRead More »RAOEN launches interactive mapping platform and workshop series in the Philippines
Kayan voice on balancing methods of resource extraction: curbing electrofishing in Belu Chaung https://youtu.be/6QxyrGCkC9g I am Agnes Aye Min Thant and I am from aRead More »Kayan voice on balancing methods of resource extraction: curbing electrofishing in Belu Chaung
The countries of Asia and the Pacific cover a vast and varied area, from Australia, with its desert interior, to the rainforests of Indonesia andRead More »New Asia-Oceania church network pursues sustainable common home in vast biome
RAOEN Virtual Launch
The River Above Asia Oceania Ecclesial Network (RAOEN) was officially launched on 24 November. The virtual launch highlighted challenges faced by communities in the region, opportunities for collaboration, and hope in taking this territorial biomes approach in caring for our forests, oceans, and peoples.
Drawing from the interconnectedness of Oceania and Asia, RAOEN seeks to sustain dialogue and collaborative engagements among the Church, indigenous and local communities, youth, and other faith-based organizations within and beyond Asia and Oceania.