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Document Call for response to the humanitarian crisis in Libya
The World Council of Churches, together with the Conference of European Churches and the Commission for Migrants in Europe, call for a response to the humanitarian crisis in and around Libya.
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Document NATO summit: Nuclear weapons in Europe
Rev. Dr Olav Fykse Tveit urges the NATO to “lead by example” and withdraw nuclear weapons still deployed in Europe.
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Document We cannot live with such dangers
World Council of Churches' general secretary statement on the 66th anniversary of the atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki, 6 and 9 August 1945.
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Document CEC-WCC open letter to the European Union
Joint letter by the general secretaries of the WCC and the Conference of European Churches to the European Union about the situation in Greece.
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Document Follow-up on the adoption of NATO's Strategic Concept
Following up on their earlier calls for nuclear disarmament, four global, regional and national ecumenical organizations told leaders of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO), the European Union and Russia that NATO and its member states should seize the opportunity of the Defence and Deterrence Review in 2011 to take bold steps and end the anachronistic policy of nuclear sharing including the deployment of United States tactical nuclear weapons in Europe.
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Document Joint WCC-CEC letter concerning Camp Ashraf, Iraq
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Document Letter to NATO, EU, USA and Russia on nuclear disarmament
"Now is the time to continue the trend" toward nuclear disarmament, four global, regional and national ecumenical organizations told leaders of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO), the European Union and Russia. "The present opportunity must be transformed into conclusive actions."
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Document Message for the Armenian Genocide Remembrance Day
Call for joining with the Armenian people in offering prayers for Armenians and other victims of genocide.
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Document Public comment on the situation in Georgia
The World Council of Churches and the Conference of European Churches express alarm and distress at the use of force in the dispute over South Ossetia and Abkhazia.
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Document Advocacy for refugee resettlement to Europe
On 22 March 2016, the CCME, CEC and WCC sent a letter to member churches and partner organizations in Europe urging increased advocacy for more refugee resettlement with their national governments and parliaments.
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