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Media advisories:

500 year Reformation: launch of the anniversary celebrations

All of Europe is preparing for the anniversary of «500 year Reformation». On November 3rd 2016 the international festivities and the first stopover of the «Reformation-Truck» will be launched in the City of Reformation, Geneva. Geneva hosts the World Council of Churches as one of many international organisations.

WCC and IAW host lecture on ”Women of Power”

Whilst women around the world are slowly getting better represented in top level leadership positions in political and social spheres, many barriers still remain, such as discrimination, gender stereotyping, balancing work/family commitments and prejudice. These barriers help maintain a gender gap and prevent women from fulfilling their potential and contributing to national and global social, political and economic development goals.