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Document AGAPE Consultation: Budapest Call for Climate Justice
A consultation on Poverty, Wealth and Ecology in Europe organized by the Conference of European Churches (CEC) and the World Council of Churches (WCC) in cooperation with churches in Hungary ended on Friday 12 November 2010 by adopting a "Budapest Call for Climate Justice".
Located in Resources / / Poverty, wealth and ecology: impact of economic globalization / Neoliberal paradigm
Document CEC-WCC open letter to the European Union
Joint letter by the general secretaries of the WCC and the Conference of European Churches to the European Union about the situation in Greece.
Located in Resources / / WCC general secretary / Joint declarations, statements and reflections
Document Congratulations to European Union, recipient of 2012 Nobel Peace Prize
World Council of Churches (WCC) general secretary Rev. Dr Olav Fykse Tveit has congratulated the European Union for being the recipient of the 2012 Nobel Peace Prize.
Located in Resources / / WCC general secretary / Messages and letters
Document Declaration of Commitment to human rights
Located in Resources / / Public witness: addressing power, affirming peace / Human rights
Document Europe’s Response to the Refuge Crisis
Statement from the WCC/UN High Level Conference: Refugee Crisis in Europe.
Located in Resources / / Mission from the margins / Migration
Document European Youth Hearing on Poverty, Wealth and Ecology
In response to the call to raise the voice of young people on climate justice, the young delegates of a WCC-CEC consultation on Poverty, Wealth and Ecology, representing young Christians in Europe through the Ecumenical Youth Council in Europe, World Student Christian Federation Europe Region and SYNDESMOS, the World Fellowship of Orthodox Youth, presented the following contribution to be taken into account in the process of the global ecumenical AGAPE consultation.
Located in Resources / / Poverty, wealth and ecology: impact of economic globalization / Neoliberal paradigm
Document Follow-up on the adoption of NATO's Strategic Concept
Following up on their earlier calls for nuclear disarmament, four global, regional and national ecumenical organizations told leaders of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO), the European Union and Russia that NATO and its member states should seize the opportunity of the Defence and Deterrence Review in 2011 to take bold steps and end the anachronistic policy of nuclear sharing including the deployment of United States tactical nuclear weapons in Europe.
Located in Resources / / WCC general secretary / Joint declarations, statements and reflections
Document Greetings to the CPCE General Assembly
WCC General Secretary, Rev. Dr Olav Fykse Tveit Greetings to the CPCE General Assembly, 21 September 2012, Florence, Italy
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Document Israeli-Palestinian Conflict - Appeal to the European Union to take a leading role in seeking a just and sustainable peace in the Middle East
Located in Resources / / Regional concerns / Middle East
Document Joint statement on the occasion of the International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination
Issued jointly by Mr Jean Fischer, general secretary of the Conference of European Churches, the Rev. Dr Ishmael Noko, general secretary of the Lutheran World Federation, the Rev. Dr Milan Opocenski, general secretary of the World Alliance of Reformed Churches and the Rev. Dr Konrad Raiser of the World Council of Churches.
Located in Resources / / WCC general secretary / Joint declarations, statements and reflections