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Document Haiti's foreign debt
In this statement, the WCC general secretary Rev. Dr Olav Fykse Tveit calls for the immediate and unconditional cancellation of Haiti's foreign debt.
Located in Resources / / WCC general secretary / Statements
Document How to submit an alternative report to the UNCRC
Every year the Geneva-based UN Committee on the Rights of the Child reviews the situation of children in different countries. WCC member churches and partners are invited to consider submitting alternative reports with their observations from the ground.
Located in Resources / / Public Witness / Rights of Children
Document Human Rights Council
Located in Resources / / Commission of the Churches on International Affairs / Human Rights Council
Document Human Rights Council
Located in Resources / / WCC general secretary / Messages and letters
Document I. Statement on re-inscription of French Polynesia (Maohi Nui) on UN List of Countries to be Decolonized
Statement on the re-inscription of French Polynesia (Maohi Nui) on the United Nations List of Countries to be Decolonized, adopted as part of the Report of the Public Issues Committee by the World Council of Churches Central Committee.
Located in Resources / / Kolympari, 2012 / Report on Public Issues
Document III. Statement on crisis in Syria
Statement on the crisis in Syria adopted as part of the Report of the Public Issues Committee by the World Council of Churches Central Committee.
Located in Resources / / Kolympari, 2012 / Report on Public Issues
Document Initiative for a resolution to move forward on nuclear disarmament
Letter to Ambassador Rosemary Banks, Permanent Mission of New Zealand to the United Nations
Located in Resources / / Peace and disarmament / Nuclear weapons
Document Interfaith statement on climate change
The statement produced at the Interfaith Summit on Climate Change 2014, presented to the deputy-secretary general of the UN, Jan Eliasson. The Interfaith Summit on Climate Change was hosted by the WCC and Religions for Peace in New York.
Located in Resources / / WCC general secretary / Joint declarations, statements and reflections
Document Interfaith Statement to the Plenary of the High Level Ministerial Segment of COP23
Entitled “To Bonn and Beyond: Act Now with Justice and Peace”, the statement was read by Frances Namoumou, representing the WCC and the Pacific Conference of Churches, to the plenary of the High Level Ministerial Segment of the 23rd Session of the Conference of the Parties (COP23), in Bonn, Germany, where the United Nations Climate Change Conference took place under the presidency of Fiji.
Located in Resources / Documents
Document Intervention to the UN Working Group on Indigenous Populations
Located in Resources / / Just and inclusive communities / Indigenous people