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Document Prayers related to SDG7 Sustainable Energy
1 September to 4 October is Time for Creation. As 2012 was the International Year of Sustainable Energy for All, the WCC collected some thematic prayers on this theme.
Located in Resources / / Spiritual Life / Prayer for Everyone
Document Presentation by Doina Bologa, UNFPA
At the WCC/UN High Level Conference: Refugee Crisis in Europe
Located in Resources / / Mission from the margins / Migration
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 Public Statement in Support of the Multilateral Negotiation of a Nuclear Weapons Ban in 2017
Submitted to the 2016 UN General Assembly First Committee by Faith Communities Concerned about the Humanitarian Consequences of Nuclear Weapons
Located in Resources / / WCC commissions and working groups / Commission of the Churches on International Affairs
Document Public statement on the importance of bringing the world’s new Arms Trade Treaty into effect
Public comment from the WCC general secretary on the importance of bringing the world’s new Arms Trade Treaty into effect, issued on 2 April.
Located in Resources / / WCC general secretary / Statements
Document Punishing the victims of persecution: Churches speak out on detention
Located in Resources / / Commission of the Churches on International Affairs / Human rights and Impunity
Document Question of Religious Intolerance: Indonesia, Pakistan, India
Located in Resources / / Commission of the Churches on International Affairs / Human rights and Impunity
Document Question of the violation of human rights and fundamental freedoms in
Located in Resources / / Commission of the Churches on International Affairs / Human rights and Impunity
Document Recognition of new Greek Orthodox Patriarch of Jerusalem
Located in Resources / / Regional concerns / Middle East
Document Religious Traditions Call To Climate Action
"Our religions stand united in their call to care for the Earth and her peoples," representatives of faith communities around the world have said in a statement calling on world leaders attending the 22 September 2009 United Nations Summit on Climate Change " all people of Earth to accept the reality of the common danger we face, the imperative and responsibility for immediate and decisive action and the opportunity to change."
Located in Resources / / Justice, diakonia and responsibility for creation / Climate change, water