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Document Keynote by Dr Thomas de Maizière, German Federal Minister of the Interior
WCC/UN High Level Conference: Refugee Crisis in Europe
Located in Resources / / Mission from the margins / Migration
Document Letter to EU trade commissioner Mandelson on interim agreements with ACP countries
The letter expresses concern about undue pressure exerted by the European Union on African, Caribbean and Pacific countries to sign interim Economic Partnership Agreements (EPAs) by the end of the year.
Located in Resources / / WCC general secretary / Messages and letters
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."
Located in Resources / / WCC general secretary / Joint declarations, statements and reflections
Document Letter to WCC general secretary from Hieronymos, Archbishop of Athens, addressing the refugee crisis
Greece’s people are exhausted from years of economic crisis and the Orthodox church head there is pleading with the European Union to reconsider its decision to limit the refugees it is accepting.Archbishop Hieronymos wrote his impassioned letter for help to the general secretary of the WCC, Rev. Dr Olav Fykse Tveit, appealing to international churches and the global community.
Located in Resources / / WCC general secretary / Messages and letters to the WCC general secretary
Document Minute on the Rights of Migrants and Migrant Workers
approved by the WCC Central Committee, meeting in Geneva 16-22 February 2011
Located in Resources / / Geneva, 2011 / Report on Public Issues
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.
Located in Resources / / WCC general secretary / Joint declarations, statements and reflections
Document Statement from the WCC conference on Racism Today
Statement from the WCC conference on Racism Today and the Rationale for continued ecumenical engagement, Cleveland, Ohio, 26-29 August 2010
Located in Resources / / Just and inclusive communities / Racism
Document Statement on Economic Measures and Christian Responsibility toward Israel and Palestine
Statement on Economic Measures and Christian Responsibility toward Israel and Palestine, adopted as part of the Report of the Public Issues Committee by the World Council of Churches Central Committee.
Located in Resources / / WCC Central Committee / Geneva, 2014
Document Statement on outcome of UK referendum on EU membership
The WCC Central Committee invites all member churches to pray for God’s guidance and wisdom for religious, political and community leaders in the UK, in Europe and around the world
Located in Resources / / WCC Central Committee / Trondheim, 2016