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Document On the escalation of conflict between Israel and Lebanon
Located in Resources / / Regional concerns / Middle East
Document Opening of WCC/UN Conference on Refugee Crisis
Opening remarks from the Rev. Dr Olav Fykse Tveit
Located in Resources / / WCC general secretary / Speeches
Document Oral intervention at UN Durban Review Conference
Joint oral intervertion at the United Nations Durban Review Conference in Geneva, 24 April 2009 by the Lutheran World Federation and the World Council of Churches
Located in Resources / / Just and inclusive communities / Dalits
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 Pastoral Letter on the Violence in the Middle East
Located in Resources / / Regional concerns / Middle East
Document Peace in Sierra Leone
Located in Resources / / Regional concerns / Africa
Document Policy framework and guidelines on small arms and light weapons
Located in Resources / / Peace and disarmament / Ecumenical policy
Document Prayer for Everyone, Ecumenical Centre, September 2015
A special service organized by the World Council of Churches (WCC) at the Ecumenical Centre chapel in Geneva, Switzerland, dedicated prayers to the United Nations post-2015 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
Located in Resources / / Spiritual Life / Prayer for Everyone
Document Prayer related to SDG13 Climate Action
On February 16, 2005, the Kyoto Protocol came into effect as international law. On that occasion, Pacific Church leaders led worship at the WCC Central Committee meeting including use of the following prayer (excerpts).
Located in Resources / / Spiritual Life / Prayer for Everyone
Document Prayers for each of the Sustainable Development Goals
As part of the Prayer for Everyone campaign, the WCC published this collection of prayers that connect thematically with each of the United Nations post-2015 Sustainable Development Goals.
Located in Resources / / Spiritual Life / Prayer for Everyone