At the Second United Nations Annual Forum on Business and Human Rights, human rights defenders from Colombia and Guatemala exposed degrading environmental, ecological, economic and social impacts on indigenous communities. These impacts are consequences of the projects run by multinational companies in a number of countries.
Each evening since the death of Nelson Mandela, his family has gathered in a small white tent just outside the front door of the Mandela home for a prayer service and a time of songs and reflection on the life of the beloved head of their family and social justice icon.
The general secretary of the WCC, Rev. Dr Olav Fykse Tveit, arrived in Johannesburg, South Africa, Monday morning 9 December, to attend events in honour of Nelson Mandela who died Thursday, 5 December.
17 January 2014 Week of Prayer for Christian Unity