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Document UNAW 2008 Report
The United Nations Advocacy Week 2008 Report is a reminder of what was discussed and experienced at the UNAW and one of the key instruments to be used in local and global advocacy work.
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Document UNAW Report 2008 Annex I
United Nations Advocacy Week 2008 planning team, additions to UNAW 2008, agenda, speaker biographies, participant analysis, participant list, participants evaluation.
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Document UNAW Report 2008 Annex II
United Nations Advocacy Week 2008 speaker presentations: Our Common Strategic Global Ecumenical Advocacy, Public Witness Advocacy, Human Rights, Climate Change
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Document UNAW Report 2008 Annex III
United Nations Advocacy Week 2008 speaker presentations: Migration, WCC UN reception address: Nicaraguan ambassador H.E. Maria Rubiales de Chamorro, UNAW closing high-level address: Assistant Secretary-General Dr Robert Or
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Document UNAW Report 2008 Annex IV: Prayer resources
Climate change Commission of the Churches on International Affairs (CCIA) Human rights Migration Public witness: addressing power, affirming peace United Nations
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Document UNAW 2007 Report
For the United Nations Advocacy Week 2007, the WCC chose to emphasize four themes, a primary focus on the Greater Horn of Africa; water, nuclear disarmament and the Middle East, with an emphasis on Palestine and Israel.
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Activity Accompanying churches in situations of conflict
This project accompanies and equips churches for advocacy in countries where religion is being used to fuel conflict.
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Activity The WCC and eco-justice
The WCC work on eco-justice addresses the intrinsic connection between the ecological crises and socio-economic injustice.
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Activity Ecumenical HIV and AIDS Initiatives and Advocacy (EHAIA)
Churches can be a force for transformation - bringing healing, hope and accompaniment to all people affected by HIV. EHAIA promotes HIV competence among churches and theological institutions.
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Activity Care for creation and climate justice
Care for creation and justice are at the centre of WCC work on climate change. The Bible teaches the wholeness of creation and calls human beings to take care of the garden of Eden (Gen 2:15). The God of the Bible is a God of justice who protects, loves and cares for the most vulnerable among his creatures.
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