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Document Climate Justice and Human Rights
Presentation on Climate Justice and Human Rights by Theodor Rathgeber at the meeting of the WCC Working Group on Climate Change held immediately before the IEPC in Kingston.
Located in Resources / / Justice, diakonia and responsibility for creation / Climate change, water
Document Overview on UN human rights mechanisms which can be used by churches
Through a mechanism called the Universal Periodic Review, the Human Rights Council reviews, on a periodic basis, the fulfilment by each of the 193 United Nations Member States of their human rights obligations and commitments.
Located in Resources / / Public Witness / Rights of Children
Document Letter of concern at the Albania Census 2011
The World Council of Churches would like to express its concern on the methodology followed and on the reliability of the results of the 2011 Census in Albania, regarding the optional question of religious affiliation. The latest official report of INSTAT, regarding the religious identity of the population, from the 2011 Census declares that Orthodox Christians in Albania are 6.75% and that the overall number of Christians has been drastically reduced from 31% to 17%.
Located in Resources / / WCC general secretary / Messages and letters