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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
Human Rights Day 2015 10 December 2015 01:00 AM Statement: public statement Statement on International Human Rights Day
Communiqué on stateless people 05 March 2013 07:00 AM Statement: public statement Communiqué from consultation on stateless people, “Towards an ecumenical advocacy on the rights of stateless people”held from 27 February to 1 March 2013 in Washington, D.C., United States.
UNAW Report 2009 Annex II: Speaker Presentations, Section B 14 May 2010 12:00 AM Report Climate Displaced Peoples Session, Indigenous Peoples’ Rights Session, Colombia Session, Closing Keynote: theologian and activist
UNAW Report 2009 Annex III: Prayer Resources 14 May 2010 12:00 AM Liturgical text United Nations Advocacy Week Opening Prayer, Monday Morning Prayer: Climate Displaced Peoples, Tuesday Morning Prayer: Indigenous Peoples Rights, Wednesday Morning Prayer: Colombia, Thursday Morning Prayer, Closing Prayer
UNAW Report 2009 Annex II: Speaker Presentations, Section A 14 May 2010 12:00 AM Report Keynote II: Charge and Challenge to the Churches the Churches; Thematic Priority I: Climate Displaced Peoples.
Report: Churches Together to Transform the World 14 May 2010 12:00 AM Report The CCIA convened its 5th United Nations Advocacy Week (UNAW) on 15-20 November 2009 in New York City.
UNAW Report 2008 Annex IV: Prayer resources 23 January 2009 12:00 AM Liturgical text Climate change Commission of the Churches on International Affairs (CCIA) Human rights Migration Public witness: addressing power, affirming peace United Nations
UNAW Report 2008 Annex II 23 January 2009 12:00 AM Report United Nations Advocacy Week 2008 speaker presentations: Our Common Strategic Global Ecumenical Advocacy, Public Witness Advocacy, Human Rights, Climate Change
UNAW Report 2008 Annex I 23 January 2009 12:00 AM Report United Nations Advocacy Week 2008 planning team, additions to UNAW 2008, agenda, speaker biographies, participant analysis, participant list, participants evaluation.
UNAW 2008 Report 23 January 2009 12:00 AM Report The United Nations Advocacy Week 2008 Report is a reminder of what was discussed and experienced at the UNAW and one of the key instruments to be used in local and global advocacy work.
UNAW 2007 Report 01 January 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.
Initiative for a resolution to move forward on nuclear disarmament 08 February 2006 07:00 AM Statement: letter Letter to Ambassador Rosemary Banks, Permanent Mission of New Zealand to the United Nations
Background Information to Evaluate the Gaza Pullout 22 August 2005 06:00 AM B
Seminar on UN Reform and Civil Society, Stockholm, Sweden 15 January 2005 07:00 AM L
Letter to Madam Justice Louise Arbour on the occasion of her appointment 03 March 2004 07:00 AM M
Expression of concern on tensions in the Korean peninsula 15 January 2004 07:00 AM S
The collaboration of the WCC with International Governmental Institutions 22 November 2003 07:00 AM A
Iraq - Appeal to church leaders in member states of the UN Security Council 24 October 2002 06:00 AM S
Iraq - Appeal to the governments of China, France, Russia and the UK 19 September 2002 06:00 AM S
Appeal to Iraq to respect the resolutions of the UN Security Council 19 September 2002 06:00 AM S
Report of the XLV meeting of the Commission of the Churches on International Affairs 03 June 2002 06:00 AM R
Policy framework and guidelines on small arms and light weapons 18 May 2001 06:00 AM P
Resolution on United Nations Relations 14 May 2001 06:00 AM P
Report of the XLIV Meeting of the Commission of the Churches on International Affairs 14 May 2001 06:00 AM R
Oral intervention on human rights violations in the occupied Arab territories 28 March 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
Israeli-Palestinian Conflict - Sharing the land, the truth and the peace 17 October 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
CCIA granted General Consultative Status with ECOSOC 03 May 2000 06:00 AM B