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Document Human Rights Day 2015
Statement on International Human Rights Day
Located in Resources / / WCC commissions and working groups / Commission of the Churches on International Affairs
Document Call for action by Geneva Interfaith Forum on Climate Change, Environment and Human Rights
The Geneva Interfaith Forum on Climate Change, Environment and Human Rights is an informal group of faith-based NGOs that gathered to reaffirm the responsibility of each faith and spiritual tradition to care for the environment and play a role in addressing climate change and its impact on the human rights of the world's population.
Located in Resources / / Justice, diakonia and responsibility for creation / Climate change, water
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.
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Document NGO Declaration on Climate Change & Human Rights
Recommendations to the 3rd United Nations Human Rights Council's Social Forum by an international alliance of nongovernmental organizations
Located in Resources / / Justice, diakonia and responsibility for creation / Climate change, water
Document NGO letter to Human Rights Council members
Letter by non-governmental organizations concerned with the HRC's Action on Climate Change
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Document Climate refugees
People Displaced by Climate Change and the Role of the Churches: A co-publication of Brot für die Welt, the Pacific Conference of Churches and the World Council of Churches.
Located in Resources / / Justice, diakonia and responsibility for creation / Climate change, water
Document Oral intervention to the UN Human Rights Council on extrajudicial killings in the Philippines
Located in Resources / / Public witness: addressing power, affirming peace / Human rights
Document Statement on the human rights situation in the province of Papua, Indonesia
Located in Resources / / Public witness: addressing power, affirming peace / Human rights
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.
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Document WCC-EAA statement at the Human Rights Council
Presented by the Ecumenical Advocacy Alliance to the HRC Panel Session on Human Rights and HIV.
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