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Document Europe’s Response to the Refuge Crisis
Statement from the WCC/UN High Level Conference: Refugee Crisis in Europe.
Located in Resources / / Mission from the margins / Migration
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 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 COP21 High Level Dialogue
An address by the Rev. Dr Olav Fykse Tveit on behalf of Faith-Based Organizations at the United Nations climate summit in Paris.
Located in Resources / / WCC general secretary / Speeches
Document Statement on UN Climate Change Conference (COP21) in Paris, December 2015
The WCC Executive Committee states that, sfter more than 20 years of UN negotiations, COP21 has to achieve a legally binding and universal agreement on climate, with the aim of keeping global warming below 2°C.
Located in Resources / / WCC Executive Committee / Bossey, November 2015
Document Statement from religious leaders for the upcoming COP21
Statement of Faith and Spiritual Leaders on the upcoming United Nations Climate Change Conference, COP21 in Paris in December 2015.
Located in Resources / / Diakonia / Climate Change
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
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 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 Right to Hope
Presentation on “The adverse impacts of climate change on States’ efforts progressively to realize the right to food, and policies, lessons learned and good practices” – Human Rights Council, Geneva, 2015.
Located in Resources / / WCC general secretary / Speeches