ACT Alliance and the WCC jointly announced today that they will hold two strategic governance meetings, back to back, in Uppsala, Sweden in the fall of 2018. The ACT Alliance General Assembly will be held at the end of October, bringing together over 200 people from its membership around the world at its quadrennial meeting. The WCC’s Executive Committee and members of ACT’s General Assembly will then meet together on 1 November for a joint day of learning and work around the concept of ecumenical diaconia and sustainable development, followed by the WCC Executive Committee’s regular meeting.
Bishop Munib Younan of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in Jordan and the Holy Land was named a recipient of the Niwano Peace Prize for his work toward interreligious dialogue among Christians, Muslims, and Jews in Jerusalem and worldwide.
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01 March - 16 April 2017 Seven Weeks for Water
14 - 15 March 2017 Central Committee leadership meeting
04 - 11 June 2017 Week of Prayer for Christian Unity
05 - 10 June 2017 Executive Committee meeting
26 June - 14 July 2017 Living with and Loving the Neighbour – Peacebuilding in Judaism, Christianity and Islam
08 - 22 July 2017 Youth in Asia Training for Religious Amity
10 - 14 July 2017 Pan-African Women’s Ecumenical Network