Interreligious and environmental civil forum of Eastern Europe (IRCEF) created by 36 representatives of secular and religious institutions in Eastern Europe as a result of the international scientific conference “The Church and Society for the preservation of the environment in Eastern Europe: the protection of creation” (07-09.10.2016 Uzhgorod). The purpose of the forum is the exchange of information, experiences and joint actions in the environmental field between the churches and environmental organizations for the benefit and assistance to care for God’s creation. Forum aims to promote the development of environmental programs and church projects, religious organizations and civil society on the basis of biblical, theological and other spiritual starting points for finding and applying the principles of sustainability in relation to one’s neighbor, taking into account our responsibility for future generations and for all of God’s creation – nature.
The primary objective of the Forum is to create an informational high quality network/portal for the dissemination of news and information exchange  in churches, among the interested Christian environmental organizations and all people of good will, finding a common vision to solve urgent environmental problems; the development of cooperation and exchange of information with institutions and organizations dealing with the long-term protection of animate and inanimate nature.