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Document United Nations Advocacy Week 2010 Prayers
The Sixth United Nations Advocacy Week focused on the Palestine - Israel conflict and the situation in Nigeria. The meetings started every day with prayer in the chapel of the Ecumenical Centre, focusing on the Beatitudes (Mathews 5: 1-11) in connection with the themes of the International Ecumenical Peace Convocation (IEPC).
Located in Resources / / Public witness: addressing power, affirming peace / International advocacy
Document Water crisis in Palestine
Statement of the Ecumenical Water Network, World Council of Churches, Jerusalem, June, 2014.
Located in Resources / / Justice, diakonia and responsibility for creation / Climate change, water
Document Invitation to World Week of Peace in Palestine and Israel 2017
Letter from WCC general secretary Rev. Dr Olav Fykse Tveit to member churches and Central Committee members, inviting their participation in the World Week of Peace in Palestine and Israel.
Located in Resources / / WCC general secretary / Messages and letters
Document Pentecost prayer for unity and just peace
Pentecost prayer for unity and just peace, by WCC general secretary Rev. Dr Olav Fykse Tveit, Jerusalem, 5 June 2017.
Located in Resources / / WCC general secretary / Sermons
Document Statement on Economic Measures and Christian Responsibility toward Israel and Palestine
Statement on Economic Measures and Christian Responsibility toward Israel and Palestine, adopted as part of the Report of the Public Issues Committee by the World Council of Churches Central Committee.
Located in Resources / / WCC Central Committee / Geneva, 2014
Document Israeli-Palestinian conflict
Located in Resources / / WCC general secretary / Messages and letters
Document WCC policy on Palestine and Israel 1948-2016 (summary)
This document is a summary and synthesis of policy positions on key issues pertaining to the situation in Palestine and Israel adopted by governing bodies of the World Council of Churches (WCC) from 1948 to 2016. It addresses major themes in these policy positions, but does not pretend to full comprehensiveness. The document has no official standing itself; for the official authoritative positions, the original policy documents referred to should be consulted directly.
Located in Resources / / Public Witness / Peace-building (country/region focuses)
Document Good Practices Series: Massa-Massar, the Journey
Programmes on interfaith learning are important in Israel because they fill a gap in the educational system. Published in part by Arigatou Foundation.
Located in Resources / / Public Witness / Rights of Children
Document Statement on the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict and Peace Process
He has broken down the dividing wall, that is, the hostility between us. (Ephesians 2.14)
Located in Resources / / WCC Central Committee / Trondheim, 2016
Document Statement by general secretaries Rev. Dr Olav Fykse Tveit (WCC) and Jim Winkler (NCCCUSA)
Statement by general secretaries Rev. Dr Olav Fykse Tveit (World Council of Churches) and Jim Winkler (National Council of the Churches of Christ in the USA) on NCC/WCC Consultation on the Holy Land, 14 September, 2016
Located in Resources / / WCC general secretary / Joint declarations, statements and reflections