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Media advisories:

Live at 13.10 CET: Press Conference on Refugee Crisis

On 19 January at 13.10-13.40 CET, a press conference will be held at the Ecumenical Centre Geneva, addressing the Refugee Crisis in Europe.

WCC/UN High Level Conference: Refugee Crisis in Europe

Some 80 leaders of governments, UN agencies, faith-related as well as non-religious civil society organizations from countries affected by the current refugee crisis in Europe, Middle East, and Africa will meet at a conference hosted by the WCC in partnership with the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF), the United Nations Fund for Population (UNFPA), and the UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR) to discern how they can proactively influence and shape coordinated collective practical responses.