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Ecumenical Strategic Forum on Diakonia and Sustainable Development

The ecumenical strategic forum will articulate a common vision for the churches’ engagement for sustainable development, while strengthening relations and cooperation for ecumenical diakonia.
Ecumenical Strategic Forum on Diakonia and Sustainable Development

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When

03 - 06 October 2017

Where

Ecumenical Centre, Geneva

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The ecumenical strategic forum will articulate a common vision for the churches’ engagement for sustainable development, while strengthening relations and cooperation for ecumenical diakonia. The forum, convened by the World Council of Churches (WCC), will take place from 3 to 6 October 2017 at the Ecumenical Centre in Geneva, Switzerland.

The primary objective of the ecumenical strategic forum is to strengthen ecumenical collaboration on diakonia and development; stimulate strategies for leveraging national impact; and provide a road map for the ecumenical accompaniment of the 2030 agenda for sustainable development.

The ecumenical strategic forum will gather around 75 participants from churches, councils, communions and specialized ministries, involving national, regional and global ecumenical actors.

When: from 3 to 6 October 2017; beginning at 13:00 on Tuesday, 3 October and ending at 12:30 on Friday, 6 October.

Where: Ecumenical Centre in Geneva, Switzerland