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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 Christian Council of Nigeria address at Kirchentag
Address by Rev. Dr Ibrahim Yusuf Wushishi, general secretary of the Christian Council of Nigeria at the Kirchentag, Hamburg
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Document Church of Nigeria
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Document Condolences following attack on UN House in Nigeria
In a letter to the United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon, the Rev. Dr Olav Fykse Tveit expressed condolences on behalf of the World Council of Churches following the attack on the United Nations House in Abuja, Nigeria, on Friday, 26 August 2011.
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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 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.
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Document Joint statement Christian Muslim delegation to Nigeria
A joint statement issued on 25 May at the press conference in Abuja, by the WCC and the Royal Jordanian Aal Al Bayt Institute delegation's visit to Nigeria.
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Document Letter to Goodluck Jonathan on Nigeria's missing girls
WCC general secretary Rev. Dr Olav Fykse Tveit's letter to Nigerian president Goodluck Jonathan, expressing concern over abduction of young women by Boko Haram fighters in Nigeria, urging “swift and peaceful” action to restore these girls back to their homes.
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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 Letter to the acting president of Nigeria
The World Council of Churches (WCC) general secretary, Rev. Dr Olav Fykse Tveit, expressed “grief and shock” over the recent violence in Nigeria where officials say several hundred people were killed in villages near the city of Jos, in the Central Plateau State, during the weekend of 6-7 March 2010.
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