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Document WCC policy on Palestine and Israel 1948-2016 (summary)
This document is a summary and synthesis of policy positions on key issues pertaining to the situation in Palestine and Israel adopted by governing bodies of the World Council of Churches (WCC) from 1948 to 2016. It addresses major themes in these policy positions, but does not pretend to full comprehensiveness. The document has no official standing itself; for the official authoritative positions, the original policy documents referred to should be consulted directly.
Located in Resources / / Public Witness / Peace-building (country/region focuses)
Document Final report from the "Walking Together" meeting 2016
As part of an ongoing, multiyear project called “Walking Together,” an international and interreligious group met in Nicosia, Cyprus, from 6-8 December to explore different facets of the theme “Pilgrimage of Justice and Peace,” which undergirds the World Council of Churches' programmatic focus.
Located in Resources / / WCC programmes / Interreligious dialogue and cooperation
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 Speech by Ahmed al-Tayyeb, Grand Imam of Al-Azhar, 1 October 2016
Speech by Ahmed al-Tayyeb, Grand Imam of Al-Azhar, at the Ecumenical Institute in Bossey on 1 October 2016.
Located in Resources / / WCC programmes / Interreligious dialogue and cooperation
Document Speech by Dr Agnes Abuom, moderator of the WCC Central Committee, 1 October 2016
Speech by Dr Agnes Abuom, moderator of the WCC Central Committee, on 1 October 2016.
Located in Resources / / WCC programmes / Interreligious dialogue and cooperation
Document Joint Communique issued by the delegations representing the World Council of Churches and the Muslim Council of Elders
Joint Communique issued by the delegations representing the World Council of Churches and the Muslim Council of Elders at the meeting held 30 September – 1 October 2016 Geneva, Switzerland.
Located in Resources / / WCC general secretary / Joint declarations, statements and reflections
Document Presentation by Dr Agnes Abuom, 30 September 2016
Presentation by Dr Agnes Abuom, 30 September 2016.
Located in Resources / / WCC programmes / Interreligious dialogue and cooperation
Document People and Faith on the Move
Message from the Bossey Interreligious Course August 2016.
Located in Resources / / WCC programmes / Interreligious dialogue and cooperation
Document The joint pilgrimage of justice and peace
Speech by WCC general secretary Rev. Dr Olav Fykse Tveit at the launch of the International Centre for Inter-Faith Peace and Harmony, 19 August 2016 in Kaduna, Nigeria.
Located in Resources / / WCC general secretary / Speeches
Document Eid Al Fitr Greetings 2016
Greetings to the worldwide Muslim community as they celebrate Eid Al Fitr after keeping the fast of Ramadan for the past month.
Located in Resources / / WCC general secretary / Messages and letters