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Media contact:
Marianne Ejdersten, WCC Communication director
+41 79 507 6363
+41 22  791 60 18

WCC Communication Department +41 22 791 61 11

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Media advisories:

Subject: Interview opportunities during WEF 2017: Responsible leadership must be built on our common interests

Rev. Dr Olav Fykse Tveit, general secretary of the World Council of Churches (WCC), will participate in the World Economic Forum Annual Meeting in Davos.We would like to offer you a one-on-one interview with Rev. Dr Tveit in person, on the phone, or via Skype. Dr Tveit can offer unique perspectives on the theme of the Annual Meeting - “Responsive and Responsible Leadership”:

Presentation of Report: Coordinating humanitarian efforts to protect Iraqi and Syrian minorities

As the populations of Syria and Iraq feel the toll of armed conflicts in their countries, the WCC and Norwegian Church Aid have released a joint study, “Protection needs of minorities from Syria and Iraq”. On 12 December, media and public are invited to the Palais de Nations in Geneva, Switzerland, for a press conference and seminar presenting the report.