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Document Statement on use of drones and denial of the right to life
Statement on the use of drones and denial of the right to life adopted by the WCC Executive Committee during its meeting from 7 to 12 February 2014 in Bossey and Geneva, Switzerland.
Located in Resources / / WCC Executive Committee / Geneva, February 2014
Document Speech at St Andrews, Presbyterian Church, Toronto
In a series of visits to the Toronto offices of WCC member churches in Canada, and in a lecture and panel discussion on the evening of Wednesday 14 March, the WCC general secretary, Rev. Dr Olav Fykse Tveit, explored contemporary hopes and challenges in the pursuit of Christian unity.
Located in Resources / / WCC general secretary / Speeches
Document Dalit and Indigenous theologies in Asia
An International Theological Symposium was jointly organized by WCC-Just and Inclusive Communities, SCEPTRE, NCCI, Bishop's and Gossner Theological College from 13-16th December, 2011 at SCEPTRE, Shrachi Centre, 74B, A.J.C. Bose Road, Kolkata-16.
Located in Resources / / Unity, mission, evangelism and spirituality / Just and inclusive communities
Document Statement on the Way of Just Peace
The Statement on the Way of Just Peace was adopted by the WCC 10th Assembly as part of the Report of the Public Issues Committee.
Located in Resources / / Busan, 2013 / Adopted documents & statements
Document Follow-up on the adoption of NATO's Strategic Concept
Following up on their earlier calls for nuclear disarmament, four global, regional and national ecumenical organizations told leaders of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO), the European Union and Russia that NATO and its member states should seize the opportunity of the Defence and Deterrence Review in 2011 to take bold steps and end the anachronistic policy of nuclear sharing including the deployment of United States tactical nuclear weapons in Europe.
Located in Resources / / WCC general secretary / Joint declarations, statements and reflections
Document Letter to NATO, EU, USA and Russia on nuclear disarmament
"Now is the time to continue the trend" toward nuclear disarmament, four global, regional and national ecumenical organizations told leaders of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO), the European Union and Russia. "The present opportunity must be transformed into conclusive actions."
Located in Resources / / WCC general secretary / Joint declarations, statements and reflections
Document Arms trade draft resolution
Located in Resources / / WCC general secretary / Messages and letters
Document Public statement on the importance of bringing the world’s new Arms Trade Treaty into effect
Public comment from the WCC general secretary on the importance of bringing the world’s new Arms Trade Treaty into effect, issued on 2 April.
Located in Resources / / WCC general secretary / Statements
Document UNAW 2007 Report
For the United Nations Advocacy Week 2007, the WCC chose to emphasize four themes, a primary focus on the Greater Horn of Africa; water, nuclear disarmament and the Middle East, with an emphasis on Palestine and Israel.
Located in Resources / / Public witness: addressing power, affirming peace / International advocacy
Document Tribute to H.H. Pope Shenouda III
Condolence letter to the Holy Synod of the Coptic Orthodox Church
Located in Resources / / WCC general secretary / Tributes