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Document Together on the Way: 5.2. The Debt Issue: A jubilee call to end the stranglehold of debt on impoverished peoples
Located in Resources / / Harare, 1998 / Together on the Way - official report of the eighth assembly
Document Report of the Finance Policy Committee
In recommending financial policies, the committee has aimed to ensure that the principles bear witness to our values of stewardship, accountability and economy of life, so that the policies may help us live out the pilgrimage of justice and peace.
Located in Resources / / WCC Central Committee / Geneva, 2014
Document VIII. Statement on the financial crisis
Statement on the current financial and economic crisis, with a focus on Greece, 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 Statement on just finance and the economy of life
Located in Resources / / Geneva, 2009 / Report on Public Issues
Document Report of the Finance Committee (adopted)
Located in Resources / / WCC Central Committee / Geneva, 2006
Document GEN/FIN 4 Report of the Finance Committee
Located in Resources / / Geneva, 2005 / Reports and Documents
Document Letter to G20 countries on the current crisis
Letter from the WCC general secretary to Gordon Brown and other G20 representatives and the United Nations.
Located in Resources / / WCC general secretary / Messages and letters
Document Commendation of G7 debt cancellation for Haiti
In this letter from the Rev. Dr Olav Fykse Tveit, the WCC asked for the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and other international financial institutions to follow the G7 example and make sure financial support to Haiti is "grant-based and not debt-creating".
Located in Resources / / WCC general secretary / Messages and letters
Document Congratulations to Muhammad Yunus
Located in Resources / / WCC general secretary / Messages and letters
Document Solidarity with workers in Iceland
In a letter to the Bishop of Iceland, the Rev. Dr Olav Fykse Tveit expressed the solidarity of the ecumenical fellowship with Iceland protests against taxation that serves the already affluent.
Located in Resources / / WCC general secretary / Messages and letters