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CCIA documents on regional concerns

Documents of to the World Council of Churches' Commission of the Churches on International Affairs

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Title Effective Date Document Type Description
Letter on European refugee situation Sep 09, 2015 02:00 AM Statement: letter Letter on European refugee situation, jointly issued by the World Council of Churches, the Conference of European Churches and the Churches’ Commission for Migrants in Europe.
Communiqué on peace and human security in Latin America Dec 06, 2012 07:00 AM S Commission of the Churches on International Affairs (CCIA) of the World Council of Churches ( WCC) ‘Peace and Human Security in Latin America: Ecumenical Responses’ Communiqué from Antigua, Guatemala, 2nd December 2012
Report of the March 2009 CCIA meeting Jun 19, 2009 07:34 PM R The second meeting of the Commission of the Churches on International Affairs (CCIA), following the 2006 Porto Alegre Assembly took place in Cuba from 15-20 March 2009.
UNAW 2007 Report Jan 01, 2008 03:30 PM Report For the United Nations Advocacy Week 2007, the WCC chose to emphasize four themes, a primary focus on the Greater Horn of Africa; water, nuclear disarmament and the Middle East, with an emphasis on Palestine and Israel.
"Week of Impunity" in the Middle East Dec 14, 2006 07:00 AM Statement: public statement WCC calls international attention to situation in the Middle East
Reiteration of concern at declarations by Iranian President Dec 22, 2005 07:00 AM S
Theological Consultation on the Ecumenical Accompaniment Programme Sep 28, 2005 06:00 AM L
Background Information to Evaluate the Gaza Pullout Aug 22, 2005 06:00 AM B
Open Letter on the Status of Jerusalem Mar 31, 2005 06:00 AM S Expressing alarm about new political developments which adversely affect the status of Jerusalem, the director of the WCC's Commission of the Churches on International Affairs issued an open letter reiterating the position of its member churches and calling for "an open and inclusive Jerusalem, a city of shared sovereignty and citizenship, a city of two peoples and three faiths, of Christians, Muslims and Jews".
Condolences on the death of President Yasser Arafat Nov 11, 2004 07:00 AM T
Comments on the killing of Sheikh Ahmad Yassin Mar 25, 2004 07:00 AM S
Israeli-Palestinian Conflict - Appeal for urgent action Mar 15, 2002 07:00 AM S
Statement on Israel's obligations as occupying power Dec 05, 2001 07:00 AM Statement: public statement Issued by the CCIA on the occasion of the Conference of the High Contracting Parties to the Fourth Geneva Convention.
Israel - Expression of condolences to victims of suicide bombing Jun 06, 2001 06:00 AM S
Oral intervention on human rights violations in the occupied Arab territories Mar 28, 2001 06:00 AM S The following is the full text of the intervention made on Wednesday, 28 March, to the 57th Session of the United Nations High Commission on Human Rights, meeting in Geneva, 19 March - 27 April 2001
Justice, Peace and People's Security in North East Asia Mar 03, 2001 07:00 AM Report Report of the Ecumenical Consultation held in Kyoto, Japan, 26 February - 3 March 2001.
Call for investigation into abuses of human rights of migrants in the countries of the Persian Gulf Nov 24, 2000 07:00 AM S
Israeli-Palestinian Conflict - Sharing the land, the truth and the peace Oct 17, 2000 06:00 AM Statement: public statement Written submission by the CCIA to the Fifth Special Session of the United Nations Commission on Human Rights devoted to grave and massive violations of the human rights of the Palestinian people by Israel
Israeli-Palestinian Conflict - In Pursuit of Lasting Peace with Justice Oct 17, 2000 06:00 AM R
Palestine - Statement of support at the Bethlehem 2000 International Conference Feb 19, 1999 07:00 AM Lecture - Speech Presentation by the Director of the CCIA to the conference convened at FAO headquarters by the UN Special Committee on Palestine, Rome, 18-19 February 1999.