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Document Pyongyang Appeal
By the Steering Group of the Ecumenical Forum for Peace, Reunification and Development Cooperation on the Korean Peninsula.
Located in Resources / Documents / Other ecumenical bodies
Document Ninan Koshy
WCC tribute to Dr Ninan Koshy, former executive secretary and director of the WCC’s Commission of the Churches on International Affairs, by WCC general secretary Rev. Dr Olav Fykse Tveit.
Located in Resources / / WCC general secretary / Tributes
Document Leopoldo J. Niilus
A tribute to Leopoldo J. Niilus (1930 – 2015), WCC former director for Commission of the Churches on International Affairs by the WCC acting general secretary Rev. Dr Hielke Wolters.
Located in Resources / / WCC general secretary / Tributes
Document Statement of concern over recent protests (against an electoral law) in the Democratic Republic of Congo
Statement of concern over recent protests (against an electoral law) in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC)
Located in Resources / / WCC commissions and working groups / Commission of the Churches on International Affairs
Document Statement on Nigeria attacks
WCC statement expressing shock over the attacks by Boko Haram in Nigeria, which is said to have cost the lives of more than 2,000 people, including children used in suicide bomb attacks.
Located in Resources / Documents / WCC programmes
Document Peace and security in Latin America
The proposal by the Officers, in its meeting in December 2012, for a statement by the executive committee on Peace and Human Security in Latin America was discussed by the Public Issues Sub-Committee (PIC) and the PIC decided to propose the statement below for action by the executive committee.
Located in Resources / / WCC Executive Committee / Bossey, March 2013
Document Communiqué on peace and human security in Latin America
Commission of the Churches on International Affairs (CCIA) of the World Council of Churches ( WCC) ‘Peace and Human Security in Latin America: Ecumenical Responses’ Communiqué from Antigua, Guatemala, 2nd December 2012
Located in Resources / / Commission of the Churches on International Affairs / Commission on International Affairs - Policy
Document Communiqué on peace and security in Asia
Church and ecumenical leaders from Asia gathered at the Bangkok Christian Guest House in Thailand from 2 to 5 August 2011, on the invitation of the WCC and CCA, to address emerging concerns in Asia, with a thematic focus on Peace and Security in Asia: Ecumenical Responses.
Located in Resources / / Public witness: addressing power, affirming peace / International advocacy
Document To Be One Voice of Advocacy for Peace and Justice
The Rev. Dr Olav Fykse Tveit, WCC general secretary, delivered a speech to the CCIA meeting in Tirana, Albania, 2-8 October 2010, in which he called on the churches to speak with "one voice of advocacy for peace and justice".
Located in Resources / / WCC general secretary / Speeches
Document Report of the March 2009 CCIA meeting
The second meeting of the Commission of the Churches on International Affairs (CCIA), following the 2006 Porto Alegre Assembly took place in Cuba from 15-20 March 2009.
Located in Resources / / Commission of the Churches on International Affairs / Commission on International Affairs - Policy