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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:

Media Invitation: Official Visit of H.H Patriarch of Ethiopia Abune Matthias I

The World Council of Churches welcomes His Holiness Abune Matthias I, Patriarch of Ethiopia, Archbishop of Axum, Echegue of the See of St. Teklehaimanot, at his first official visit to the Ecumenical Centre in Geneva. We are pleased to invite you to participate at this event of historic significance to the ecumenical movement.

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”: