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Documents of the World Council of Churches Central Committee
Title Date Period
Reformation in our world today: Ecumenical Conversation by Dr Agnes Abuom Moderator of the World Council of Churches Central Committee
International Peace Consultations, Berlin 2016
Speech by Dr Agnes Abuom, moderator of the WCC Central Committee, 1 October 2016
Presentation by Dr Agnes Abuom, 30 September 2016
Staffing: Election of Deputy General Secretaries
Report of the Programme Committee
Report of the Policy Reference Committee
Report of the Communications Committee, Transformation and the Pilgrimage of Justice and Peace
Report of the Governance and Nominations Committee
The Gift of Being
Sermon Closing Prayer
Churches Recommit to Accelerate HIV Response
Statement on the Forced Displacement Crisis
Statement on the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict and Peace Process
Minute on Human Rights Situation in West Papua
Statement on Religion and Violence
A Call for Solidarity and Action for Puerto Rico
Minute on Human Trafficking and Migrant Smuggling
Statement on outcome of UK referendum on EU membership
Greeting to the Holy and Great Synod
Susan Durber presentation at Unity Plenary
Resolution on outcome of the Indigenous Peoples’ Conference on Reconciliation Processes and Indigenous Peoples
Identity Politics is not a Fatality
Statement on Colombian Bilateral Ceasefire Agreement
Black Lives Matter!
Opening Sermon
Report of the Executive Committee, June 2016
Peacemakers for Life
An Invitation to the Pilgrimage of Justice and Peace
Report of the Governance and Nominations Committee
Report of the Communications Committee
Report of the Finance Policy Committee
Statement on the state of human rights in Eritrea
Report of the Programme Committee
Report of the Policy Reference Committee
Statement towards a Nuclear-free World
Statement on Economic Measures and Christian Responsibility toward Israel and Palestine
Statement on the Re-interpretation of Article 9 of the Japanese Constitution
Statement on the current situation in Mosul, Iraq
List of WCC Executive Committee members as elected
Report on Public Issues
VIII. Statement on the financial crisis
VII. Minute on reconciliation and peace building in Myanmar
VI. Minute on the unlawful detention of Archbishop Jovan of Ochrid
V. Minute of support for the Indigenous Peoples of Australia
IV. Statement on the Marikana-Lonmin Massacre in South Africa
III. Statement on crisis in Syria
II. Statement on abductions, forced conversions and forced marriages in Pakistan
I. Statement on re-inscription of French Polynesia (Maohi Nui) on UN List of Countries to be Decolonized
General secretary's report
Moderator's Address
Opening service: Reflection by Sofie Petersen
Opening service: Reflection by Simon Dossou
Minute on Strengthening the Ecumenical Response to HIV/AIDS
Statement on the Right to Water and Sanitation
Resolution on the United States of America's Veto against the UN Security Council Resolution condemning Israeli Settlements in the Palestinian Territories
Resolution on the escalation of violence in Libya
Minute on the Rights of Migrants and Migrant Workers
Statement on the Situation of Indigenous Peoples of Australia
Statement on the Situation in Colombia
Minute on the Presence and Witness of Christians in the Middle East
Statement on sexual violence against women in the Democratic Republic of Congo
Statement on just finance and the economy of life
Statement on Israeli settlements in the Occupied Palestinian Territory
Statement on eco-justice and ecological debt
Statement on caste-based discrimination
Minute on the situation facing the Methodist Church in Fiji and Rotuma
Minute on the responsibility of churches for communities enduring anti-Christian violence
Report on Public Issues
Report of the moderator
Report of the member churches on the 2002 accounts
Report of the Core Group of the Assembly Planning Committee
Programme Committee - Annotated Agenda
Policy Reference Committee I - Proposed Annotated Agenda
Orthodox Participation in the World Council of Churches
Membership of Central and Executive Committee
Diakonia & Development and Justice, Peace & Creation
Statement on the misuse of the Blasphemy Law and the security of religious minorities in Pakistan
Statement on the Darfur crisis in the context of Sudan
Statement of hope in a year of opportunity: seeking a nuclear-weapon-free world
Progress report of the study on genocide in the context of the "Darfur Crisis"
Minute on the right of conscientious objection to military service
Bible study on reconciliation among religions
Bible study on reconciliatory leadership
Statement on South Asia
Report of the General Secretary
Statement on the crisis in Pakistan
Statement on the crisis in Kenya and the churches' response
Statement on democratic electoral processes
Statement on cluster munitions
Minute on our religious imperative to foster sensitivity and reconciliation in shifting society
Minute on global warming and climate change
Minute on the humanitarian situation in the Gaza Strip
Address of the Moderator
Environmental Justice for All
Punishing the victims of persecution: Churches speak out on detention
Report of the Nominations Committee (adopted)
Report of the general secretary
Report of the Finance Committee (adopted)
Proposal to establish a WCC Youth Body
Projects Overview, Programme Plans 2007-2013
Procedures for dealing with public issues
Preliminary Financial Report
Organizational Structure for the Work of the World Council of Churches
Nominations for Consultative Bodies (adopted)
Membership matters
Joint Report of the Programme and Policy Reference Committees (adopted)
Integration of Consultative Bodies
Final Report of the Public Issues Committee (adopted)
Assembly evaluation
Actions on public issues
Actions on public issues (additional)
Programme plans 2007-2013 - Summary
Churches' Compassionate Response to HIV and AIDS
Statement on plight of children in conflicts, with focus on Northern Uganda
Report on Public Issues
Statement on the War in Lebanon and Northern Israel, and Ecumenical
Minute on Kosovo
Statement on extra-judicial killings in the Philippines
Minute on Sudan
Just Trade
Sermon given at morning prayer
The Right to Education in Pakistan
Question of the violation of human rights and fundamental freedoms in
Civil and Political Rights, including questions of torture and detention;
The situation of human rights in Papua, Indonesia
The human rights situation in Papua, Indonesia
Statement on UN Reform
Vulnerable Populations at Risk - the Responsibility to Protect
Statement on Latin America
Statement on Water for Life
Statement on Terrorism, Counter-terrorism and Human Rights
Minute on Mutual Respect, Responsibility and Dialogue with People of other Faiths
Expression of compassion with all the victims of Hurricane Katrina
The World Council of Churches pays tribute to Pope John Paul II
Stewards statement: "God, in Your grace, let youth transform the world!"
PLEN 2 Plenary outline: Ecumenical Conversation on contemporary ethical challenges: human sexuality
PLEN 1.1 Otin Taai(1) Declaration. The Pacific Churches' Consultation on Climate Change" (March 2004)
PLEN 1 Plenary on Pacific
INF 4 Hearings
INF 3 Sub-committees of Central Committee
INF 2 Provisional list of participants
INF 1 General information for all participants
In Memoriam
GEN/PUB 5 Second report of the Public Issues committee
GEN/FIN 4 Report of the Finance Committee
GEN/FIN 1 Annotated Agenda
GEN 9.1 Membership matters: Amendments to the Constitution and Rules
GEN 9 membership matters: Membership applications
GEN 8 Report on the Pre-Assembly Programme Evaluation
GEN 6 Programme Highlights 2004
GEN 5.2 Report on delegation nominations
GEN 5.1 Report on the Assembly business agenda
GEN 5 Report of the Assembly Planning Committee (APC)
GEN 4.5 Constitution and rules of the World Council of Churches
GEN 4.4 Manual for Conduct of Meetings of the World Council of Churches
GEN 4.2 A New Rule III.6: The Permanent Committee on Consensus and Collaboration
GEN 4.1 Revised Rule XVI
GEN 4 Moving to Consensus, Revised Rule XVI: Conduct of Meetings, Replacing "Rules of Debate"
GEN 3 Report of the General Secretary
GEN 24 Report of the Policy Reference III
GEN 22 Report of Policy Reference Committee II
GEN 21 Policy Referenc Commitee II Annotated Agenda
GEN 20 Report of the Policy Reference Committee I
GEN 2 Report of the Moderator
GEN 19 Policy Reference Commitee I Annotated Agenda
GEN 18 Second report of the Programme Committee
GEN 17 First report of the Programme Committee
GEN 16 Programme Committee Annotated Agenda
GEN 15 membership of Central Committee and commissions
GEN 14 Aide memoire World Council of Churches and human sexuality
GEN 11 Final Statement from the Consultation<br />Ecumenism in the 21st century
GEN 10.1 Report of the Inter-Orthodox Pre-Assembly Meeting
GEN 10 Report of the Steering Committee of the Special Commission on Orthodox Participation in the WCC
GEN 1 Report of the Officers
Statement on Detainees at Guantanamo Bay
Statement on the Iraq Crisis: Enhancing Peace, Accountability and the Rule
Statement on countries affected by the Tsunami
The International Criminal Court
Practising hospitality in an era of new forms of migration
Human rights and languages of indigenous peoples
Comments on developments in Togo
The signing of the historic peace agreement between the Government of
Water as a Gift and Right
Ecumenical considerations for dialogue and relations with people of other religions
Activities Report
A Church of All and for All - An interim statement
Second report of the public issues committee
Report of the Programme Committee
Applications for Joint Membership, Associate Council and IEO
Application for Membership of the Eritrean Orthodox Tewahedo Church
Minute on the Responsibility to Protect: Ethical and Theological Reflections
Statement on Iraq
Minute on the Occupied Palestinian Territories
The action of the Central Committee
Statement on Europe
Statement on Liberia
The Responsibility to Protect: Ethical and Theological Reflections
Second Report of the Programme Committee
Report of the Officers
Report of the General Secretary
Re-configuration of the Ecumenical Movement
Re-configuration of the Ecumenical Movement - Planning Document
Plenary: Youth Caring for Life
Plenary: Caring for Life
Membership of Assembly Planning Committee and Assembly Worship Committee
Introduction to the Revised Programme Plans 2003-2005
Interim Report on Consensus Procedures
Hearings
Follow-up on Recommendations on Membership
Challenges of mission in a pluralistic world
A Latin American Perspective
A Church of All and for All
Question of Religious Intolerance: Indonesia, Pakistan, India
Statement on the threats of military action against Iraq
Report of the moderator
Report of the Officers
Statement on South Asia
Note on Indonesia
Report of the General Secretary
Procedures for the Election of the Search Committee
Challenges of mission in a pluralistic world
Second report of the programme committee
First report of the programme committee
Statement on violence in Colombia
The United Church of Canada: working in solidarity toward reconciliation
The Nature and Purpose of the Church
The General Synod of the Church of Norway
The Church of Norway and the Roma of Norway
The Belhar Confession
Second report of the public issues committee
Report on Public Issues
Report of the search committee
Report of the policy reference committee III
Report of the policy reference committee II
Report of the policy reference committee I
Report of the Finance Committee to the Central Committee
Preliminary report of the moderator of the Finance Committee
Possible Assembly Sites - Feasibility Assessment
Plenary on ecclesiology
Plenary on baptism
Padare offerings
Membership of Central and Executive Committee and Commissions
Joint report of the finance committee and the programme committee
Guidelines for dialogue and relations with people of other religions
First report of the Public Issues Committee
Final Report of the Special Commission on Orthodox participation in the WCC
Final report of the membership study group
Election of Search Committee
Anglican Church of Canada's Apology to Native People
Minute on the renegotiation of the Compacts of Free Association between the U.S.A. and the Federated States of Micronesia and the Republic of the Marshall Islands
Statement on the ecumenical response to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict in the Holy Land
Minute on the peace process in Sudan
Minute on the tragedy of September 11th 2001 and the implications of the US government's response
Appreciation to the Rev. Dwain Epps
Being church and overcoming racism: It's time for transformative justice
Report of Policy Reference Committee II
Message on the occasion of the launch of the Decade to Overcome Violence
Minute on Indonesia
The protection of endangered populations in situations of armed violence: toward an ecumenical ethical approach
Resolution on uprooted people
Statement on nuclear disarmament, NATO policy and the churches
The protection of endangered populations in situations of armed violence
Israeli-Palestinian Conflict - Minute on the situation in the Holy Land after the outbreak of the second Palestinian uprising
Minute on Cyprus
Statement on the situation in the Sudan
Minute on Colombia
Message to the Participants in the Oslo Gathering of Religious Leaders
WCC team recommends deployment of ecumenical peace observers for Zimbabwe elections
Israeli-Palestinian Conflict - Background Document on the Situation in the Middle East
By-laws of the Commission of the Churches on International Affairs (CCIA)*
Memorandum and Recommendations on Response to Armed Conflict and International Law
Minute on Jerusalem
Nigeria - Minute on Nigeria
Minute on Peace and Reconciliation between Ethiopia and Eritrea
The Decade to Overcome Violence (DOV), Churches Seeking Reconciliation and Peace
A Basic Framework For The Decade To Overcome Violence
Towards a Protestant-Orthodox dialogue within the WCC
Towards common witness
Statement on the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child
The Impact of HIV/AIDS and the Churches' Response
The Meaning of Membership
Report of the Unit IV Committee to Central Committee
Call to churches to defend and protect children
Central Committee statement
Statement on the Status of Jerusalem
Call to prayer of peace in the Holy Land
Appeal to the UN secretary general on the Israeli-Palestinian conflict
Statement on Jerusalem
Statement on Jerusalem
Statement on the Middle East
Statement on the Middle East
Toronto statement