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WCC, UNICEF deepen collaboration to protect and provide for children

WCC, UNICEF deepen collaboration to protect and provide for children

At a meeting on 19 January, the World Council of Churches (WCC) and the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) pledged to not only deepen their existing collaboration but also explore even more joint projects to protect and provide for children.

Honduras: human rights abuses on the radar of churches and ecumenical organizations

Honduras: human rights abuses on the radar of churches and ecumenical organizations

General elections were held in Honduras on 26 November 2017, the first since the Supreme Court of Justice decided to permit the reelection of the president, despite this being against the constitution.

Tveit to World Economic Forum: “Say no to nuclear weapons”

Tveit to World Economic Forum: “Say no to nuclear weapons”

In a message to the World Economic Forum, World Council of Churches general secretary Rev. Dr Olav Fykse Tveit said he can think of no greater antithesis to a vision of shared life and responsibility than the continued existence of and political and social support for nuclear weapons.