The Consultation on ‘Ecumenical Diakonia, Church’s Response to Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in Asia’ was organized by the CCA and WCC from 24–26 October 2022 at the CCA headquarters in Chiang Mai, Thailand. Rev. Andrew Devadason represented the bishop and the diocese of Colombo at this consultation.
The consultation brought together about 30 invitees from WCC’s and CCA’s member churches, councils, and networks. The consultation was structured into bible studies, panel presentations and reflections, plenary discussions, and workshops. The objective was to provide the space for constructive dialogue on the importance of sustainable development for church and individual to build ecumenical solidarity in addressing pertinent issues, and to demonstrate the role of the church in achieving the goals for the fullness of life in this Oikos.