Women are virtually invisible in news reporting on peace and security issues in nations experiencing conflict.
It was a day of “looking forward” when church leaders, journalists and communications experts gathered outside Beirut on 11 September for the one-day communications workshop at the General Secretariat of the Catholic Schools in Lebanon.
The WCC is facing growing expectations from member churches as well as ecumenical partners and international organizations. These high expectations must be met in a situation of more limited financial resources. This is a result of the changed exchange rates of many other currencies against the Swiss franc, in which the WCC pays its local expenses. With the franc strengthening throughout 2015, there is an urgent need to reduce all costs, including staff costs. This has led to some reductions in the staff, and it also leads to review of the ways of working in the organization.
11 - 18 October 2015 Churches’ Week of Action on Food
12 - 18 November 2015 Executive Committee meeting
19 November 2015 Capacity building for child-friendly churches
23 - 28 November 2015 Ecumenism and Spirituality Lived and Practiced by Young People
18 - 25 January 2016 Week of Prayer for Christian Unity