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Document Letter to the UN Secretary General on Iraq
Open letter to the UN Secretary General Ban Ki Moon by Dr Isabel Apawo Phiri, associate general secretary of the WCC, expressing concern over the fate of hundreds of thousands of Christians, Yazidis, and other religious and ethnic groups being killed and forced to flee from their ancestral land in Iraq by radical combatants from the so-called “Islamic State”.
Located in Resources / / Public witness: addressing power, affirming peace / Middle East peace
Document Letter to the UN secretary general on the situation in DRC
Letter by WCC general secretary Rev. Dr Samuel Kobia to UN secretary general Ban Ki-moon on the situation in the Democratic Republic of Congo.
Located in Resources / / WCC general secretary / Messages and letters
Document Letter to the UN secretary-general on Millenium Devolpment Goals
Located in Resources / / WCC general secretary / Messages and letters
Document Letter to the UN Secretary-General on the Goldstone report
Located in Resources / / WCC general secretary / Messages and letters
Document Letter to the WCC member churches in Northern Iraq
An open letter to the WCC member churches in Northern Iraq by Dr Isabel Apawo Phiri, associate general secretary of the WCC, soliciting prayers for the Christians, the church communities and all the suffering people on the Plain of Nineveh in northern Iraq, as well as the surrounding region. Reports in recent days have confirmed the forced displacement and indiscriminate killing of Christians, Yazidis, and members of other vulnerable religious and ethnic communities in Iraq as the result of military attacks by the “Islamic State of Iraq and al-Sham” (ISIS).
Located in Resources / / Public witness: addressing power, affirming peace / Middle East peace
Document Looking ahead
Located in Resources / / Poverty, wealth and ecology: impact of economic globalization / Neoliberal paradigm
Document Memorandum and Recommendations on Response to Armed Conflict and International Law
Recommendations adopted by the Central Committee and memorandum received and commended to the churches, Geneva, 26 August - 3 September 1999.
Located in Resources / / Commission of the Churches on International Affairs / Commission on International Affairs - Policy
Document Message from the Secretary-General of the United Nations
This message from the Secretary-General of the United Nations, Ban Ki-moon, was read out during the WCC 10th Assembly Justice Plenary on 6 November 2013.
Located in Resources / / Busan, 2013 / Messages and greetings to the WCC 10th Assembly
Document Message on the extension of the mandate of UNAMET
Located in Resources / / Regional concerns / Asia
Document Message to UNFCCC COP 15 negotiators
Leaders of churches and international church organizations present in Copenhagen for the UN Climate Change Conference reiterate the Gospel message «Do not be afraid!»
Located in Resources / / Justice, diakonia and responsibility for creation / Climate change, water