“The political leaders of the world are speaking like preachers. May they continue as believers,” said Rev. Dr Olav Fykse Tveit, general secretary of the WCC, as he attended the opening sessions of the UN climate talks in Paris on 30 November.
Some 200 people from more than 20 Japanese churches and minority right networks — as well as 20 overseas partner churches and organizations — gathered for a third international conference on minority issues and mission held 18-21 November at the Korean YMCA in Tokyo, Japan.
As we mark World AIDS Day 2015, the World Council of Churches-Ecumenical Advocacy Alliance (WCC-EAA) welcomes a license agreement between the Medicines Patent Pool (MPP) and Bristol Myers Squibb (BMS) for daclatasvir, an important direct acting antiviral that is proven to help cure multiple genotypes of the hepatitis C virus (HCV).
25 November - 10 December 2015 16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence
01 December 2015 Fast for the Climate
18 - 25 January 2016 Week of Prayer for Christian Unity
22 August - 02 September 2016 Ecumenical School on Governance, Economics and Management