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Document WCC general secretary responds to recent allegations against WCC-EAPPI
The WCC strenuously rejects any allegations of illegality in relation to its activities in Israel and in the occupied Palestinian territories. There is nothing illegal nor anything secret about the Ecumenical Accompaniment Programme in Palestine and Israel (EAPPI) or other WCC activities in the region. Such activities are conducted in full public transparency.
Located in Resources / / WCC general secretary / Messages and letters
Document Report of the WCC general secretary Rev. Dr Olav Fykse Tveit to the WCC Executive Committee
"The One Human Family ", report of the WCC general secretary Rev. Dr Olav Fykse Tveit to the WCC Executive Committee meeting Bossey, Switzerland, 20-26 November 2019
Located in Resources / / WCC Executive Committee / Bossey, November 2019
Document WCC Child Safeguarding Policy
Adherence to the WCC’s Child Safeguarding Policy and its Child Safe Code of Conduct is a mandatory requirement for all staff, volunteers, consultants, interns, contractors, representatives, partners and those invited by the WCC to visit projects (hereafter referred to as staff and others) serving programmes in which interactions with children may take place (such as, but not limited to, EAA, EAPPI, EDAN, EHAIA, EWN, Indigenous Peoples, Child Rights, etc.).
Located in Resources / / Public Witness / Rights of Children
Document The WCC Executive Committee Statement: Ecumenical Accompaniment For a Just Peace in Palestine And Israel
The World Council of Churches is faithfully and fully committed to the promotion of a just peace in Israel and Palestine, for both peoples of the region. That commitment is part of the fabric of our faith, and of the heritage of the ecumenical movement. We seek to express it by accompanying the churches, inter-faith partners and communities of these lands in their witness and work for justice and for peace.
Located in Resources / / WCC Executive Committee / Bossey, May 2019
Document Greeting to the Middle East Council of Churches Annual Partners Meeting
Greeting to the Middle East Council of Churches Annual Partners Meeting by Rev. Dr Olav Fykse Tveit, general secretary of the World Council of Churches, 7 May 2019
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Document Statement on 50 Years of Occupation
This year, 2017, marks several historic anniversaries of great importance to the history and development of the situation in Israel and Palestine and to the ecumenical community’s response to this situation – including 100 years since the Balfour Declaration, 50 years since the Six Day War of 1967, and 10 years since the 2007 WCC International Peace Conference "Churches together for Peace and Justice in the Middle East" in Amman, Jordan.
Located in Resources / / WCC Executive Committee / Bossey, June 2017
Prayer for just peace in the Holy Land
On Monday 5 June 2017, The WCC is calling on Christians worldwide to join in prayer for just peace in the Holy Land by taking part in a Pentecost prayer service.
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Document Statement on detention and deportation of WCC associate general secretary
Statement on detention and deportation of WCC associate general secretary at Ben Gurion International Airport on 5 December 2016.
Located in Resources / Documents / WCC general secretary
Document Speech of Prof. Dr Isabel Apawo Phiri at World Mental Health Day event
Address of Prof. Dr Isabel Apawo Phiri, WCC Associate General Secretary, at the World Mental Health Day event in Ecumenical Centre, Geneva on 5 October 2016
Located in Resources / Documents / WCC programmes
Document Statement on the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict and Peace Process
He has broken down the dividing wall, that is, the hostility between us. (Ephesians 2.14)
Located in Resources / / WCC Central Committee / Trondheim, 2016