A delegation from the World Council of Churches (WCC), led by WCC Central Committee moderator Dr Agnes Abuom, visited Addis Ababa, Ethiopia on 21-22 October as an expression of solidarity to the member churches there. The delegation met with leaders of member churches, members of the Ethiopian interfaith council, and government representatives.
As António Guterres of Portugal was named the ninth secretary-general of the United Nations, the World Council of Churches (WCC) congratulated him on his appointment. “This is good news for the UN and for all who need the UN to fulfill its important tasks in our time,” wrote WCC general secretary Rev. Dr Olav Fykse Tveit in a letter to Guterres. “I admire your courage, your clarity, and your true compassion with the suffering peoples in our world.”
”We are here to listen. To learn what others do, so we can contextualize our understanding of HIV issues, and journey together in our work ahead. Because on HIV, we do not compete. We work together.”
25 October 2016 WCC joins the Blue Community
03 - 04 November 2016 European Reformation Roadmap launch
04 November 2016 Webinar on Global Campaign to End Statelessness
08 - 12 November 2016 Youth Engagement in Social Justice in Latin America
18 - 25 January 2017 Week of Prayer for Christian Unity