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Document Letter to the Colombian president
Located in Resources / / Justice, diakonia and responsibility for creation / Ecumenical solidarity and regional relations
Document On the liberation of Colombian hostages
The liberation of Clara Rojas and Consuelo González "is a sign of hope that shows that a negotiated solution to the situation in Colombia is possible", states Rev. Elenora Giddings Ivory, director of the World Council of Churches (WCC) programme on Public witness: addressing power and affirming peace.
Located in Resources / / Public witness: addressing power, affirming peace / International advocacy
Document Report: Churches Together to Transform the World
The CCIA convened its 5th United Nations Advocacy Week (UNAW) on 15-20 November 2009 in New York City.
Located in Resources / / Public witness: addressing power, affirming peace / International advocacy
Document UNAW Report 2009 Annex II: Speaker Presentations, Section A
Keynote II: Charge and Challenge to the Churches the Churches; Thematic Priority I: Climate Displaced Peoples.
Located in Resources / / Public witness: addressing power, affirming peace / International advocacy
Document UNAW Report 2009 Annex III: Prayer Resources
United Nations Advocacy Week Opening Prayer, Monday Morning Prayer: Climate Displaced Peoples, Tuesday Morning Prayer: Indigenous Peoples Rights, Wednesday Morning Prayer: Colombia, Thursday Morning Prayer, Closing Prayer
Located in Resources / / Public witness: addressing power, affirming peace / International advocacy
Document Statement on Colombian Bilateral Ceasefire Agreement
The WCC Central Committee welcomes the news of the historic bilateral ceasefire agreement concluded by the government of Colombia and the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia
Located in Resources / / WCC Central Committee / Trondheim, 2016
Document To stop and to walk for justice and peace
Sermon by Rev. Dr Olav Fykse Tveit, WCC general secretary 6 September, 2015, Bogota, Colombia, at the ecumenical prayer service organized by the Presbyterian Church of Colombia.
Located in Resources / / WCC general secretary / Sermons
Document Joint Declaration of Indigenous Churches at UN Forum
Speaking on behalf of the World Council of Churches as well as indigenous church representatives from the Americas, Asia and Australia, William Chela presented a declaration at the United Nations Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues calling for recognition of the right to life, not only for people, but for Mother Earth, too.
Located in Resources / / Just and inclusive communities / Indigenous people
Document Statement from the Peacebuilding and Reconciliation Consultation
Statement by the participants of the consultation organized by the WCC and the South African Council of Churches.
Located in Resources / / WCC programmes / Public Witness
Document Comment on Ingrid Betancourt's liberation in Colombia
Located in Resources / / WCC general secretary / Statements