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Document Greetings on the occasion of the National Celebration of 500 years Reformation, Bern
Greetings of the WCC general secretary on the occasion of the National Celebration of 500 years Reformation, 18 June 2017, Bern, Switzerland
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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
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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.
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Document 40 years after the Student Uprising in Soweto, 16 June 1976
WCC) general secretary Rev. Dr Olav Fykse Tveit was one of the keynote speakers along with government representatives and church leaders at the commemoration of the Soweto Uprising.
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Document Statement from the Peacebuilding and Reconciliation Consultation
Statement by the participants of the consultation organized by the WCC and the South African Council of Churches.
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Document Peacebuilding and Reconciliation Consultation
Welcome message by Dr Isabel Apawo Phiri, WCC associate general secretary for Public Witness and Diakonia, at the consultation organized by the WCC and the South African Council of Churches.
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Document In the Sandals of the Other – Christians and Muslims working together in Nigeria
Communique from a meeting at the Ecumenical Institute in Bossey, Switzerland, 27 to 28 September, to plan for the setting up of an inter-religious Centre in Nigeria.
Located in Resources / / WCC programmes / Interreligious dialogue and cooperation
Document Letter to Nigerian president-elect Muhammadu Buhari
WCC general secretary Rev. Dr Olav Fykse Tveit's letter to Nigerian president-elect Muhammadu Buhari congratulating him.
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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.
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Document Statement on Nigeria mosque attack
Statement from the WCC general secretary Rev. Dr Olav Fykse Tveit following the attack on the Great Mosque of Kano in Nigeria on 28 November.
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