Dr. Manoj Kurian

Coordinator, Ecumenical Advocacy Alliance

Ecumenical Advocacy Days is pleased to welcome Dr. Manaj Kurian to moderate the plenary on Food Security and Hunger on Wednesday, April 26.

Dr. Kurian is a medical doctor from Malaysia and the Coordinator of the WCC-Ecumenical Advocacy Alliance. Following his postgraduate training in Community Health in India, he worked for seven years in church-related institutions in different parts of India. From 1999, he directed the Health and Healing program at the World Council of Churches (WCC) in Geneva until 2012. Following this, he managed the Policy and Advocacy work of the International AIDS Society. From 2015 apart from Coordinating WCC-EAA, he also Coordinates WCC’s Section on Ecological & Economic Justice and is the focal person responsible for Asia. He is also an Adjunct Faculty at the College of Public Health, Kent State University. He is a published author, poet, and artist.

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