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Third annual Young Ambassadors of Peace in Asia training begins

Third annual Young Ambassadors of Peace in Asia training begins

The third annual training of peace activists through the Young Ambassadors of Peace in Asia (YAPA) opened during an interfaith service at the headquarters of the Christian Conference of Asia (CCA) on 15 October.

WCC sends message to public event celebrating Emilio Castro

WCC sends message to public event celebrating Emilio Castro

World Council of Churches (WCC) general secretary Rev. Dr Olav Fykse Tveit sent a message to the participants of a public event held on 15 October, in Montevideo, Uruguay, celebrating the legacy of Emilio Castro and the 70th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights.

WCC general secretary speaks on link between poverty and climate change

WCC general secretary speaks on link between poverty and climate change

Before the Community of Sant'Egidio in Bologna, Italy, World Council of Churches general secretary Rev. Dr Olav Fykse Tveit spoke on “Poverty and Inequality in a Time of Climate Change.”