The WCC continues to reiterate complaints about the interrogation and treatment of its staff and professional colleagues at Ben Gurion International Airport on 29 April-2 May. The WCC hopes both the incidents and ensuing conversations can offer more clarity for future visits by WCC staff and ecumenical colleagues to Israel and Palestine.
A celebration of the 500th anniversary of the Reformation, called the “European Reformation Roadmap,” will begin in November 2016 in Geneva, then tour across sites of significance through May 2017.
In the old city of Acre, which is located by the Mediterranean sea in northern Israel, almost all Palestinian families are displaced. Poverty, discrimination and lack of motivation for education are some of the daily obstacles people face.
29 May - 11 June 2016 Youth in Asia Training for Religious Amity
09 - 11 June 2016 Pan-African Women of Faith conference
20 - 21 June 2016 Reconciliation Processes in Indigenous Contexts
22 - 28 June 2016 Central Committee meeting
16 - 17 July 2016 Interfaith Pre-Conference at AIDS 2016
23 - 31 July 2016 Summer School on Communication and Religion
25 July - 12 August 2016 CAS in Interreligious Studies