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Document Right to Hope
Presentation on “The adverse impacts of climate change on States’ efforts progressively to realize the right to food, and policies, lessons learned and good practices” – Human Rights Council, Geneva, 2015.
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Document Opening of WCC/UN Conference on Refugee Crisis
Opening remarks from the Rev. Dr Olav Fykse Tveit
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Document Is religion discriminatory?
Rev. Dr Olav Fykse Tveit's panel contribution during a conference at a cultural center in Trondheim, Norway.
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Document 60th anniversary of the Geneva Conventions
In a public statement marking the 60th anniversary of the Geneva Conventions, Kobia stressed that the complexity of today's armed conflicts requires the international community to think of new ways to strengthen effective mechanisms to ensure respect for the Geneva Conventions.
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Document Conflict between Israel and Lebanon
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Document Faith in Human Rights
At the International Inter-religious Conference in The Hague, The Netherlands on the 10th December 2008 ten invited supreme authorities of the different world religions signed a Statement Faith in Human Rights.
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Document Human rights in the Philippines
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Document Ruling on Migrants' Right of Non-Refoulement
The World Council of Churches welcomes the landmark ruling of the European Court of Human Rights on 23 February 2012, in which the EU Court ruled that Italy violated the rights of Eritrean and Somali migrants by sending them back to Libya.
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Document Statement on Iraq
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Document World Food Day 2008
WCC General Secretary's Statement on the Global Food Crisis on the occasion of World Food Day - 16 October 2008
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