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Document Call for Faith Networking Zone workshop proposals - ICASA 2017
The WCC-EAA is hosting a dynamic networking zone in the Global Village of ICASA 2017 in Abidjan, Cote d’Ivoire, 4-8 December 2017. We are now looking for your suggestions and abstracts for activities, workshops and events to make the Faith Networking Zone a lively, engaging and inspiring space, highlighting the important role of faith-based organizations in the global response to HIV.
Located in Resources / / EAA / Faith on the Fast Track
Document Call to Action from Faith Communities
At an interfaith prayer service on the eve of a UN High Level Meeting on AIDS, people from diverse faith communities issued a call to action to end AIDS as a public health threat by 2030.
Located in Resources / / Diakonia / EAA
Document Call to Action: Act now for children and adolescents living with HIV
Through this Call to Action, religious leaders and leaders of faith-based organizations remind governments of their commitments agreed in the June 2016 United Nations’ Political Declaration on HIV and AIDS that there should be “special emphasis on providing 1.6 million children (0-14 years of age) with antiretroviral therapy by 2018,” while also committing themselves to act for children living with HIV and tuberculosis.
Located in Resources / / EAA / Faith on the Fast Track
Document Catholic Bishops of Myanmar
Located in Resources / / Other ecumenical bodies / Church statements on HIV/AIDS
Document Central Committee statement
Statement adopted by the WCC Central Committee on the basis of the WCC Consultative Group on AIDS study process, September 1996.
Located in Resources / / EHAIA / World Council of Churches - statements and studies
Document Changing social and economic context (Ecumenical conversations)
"Changing social and economic context" : Poverty threatens life and human dignity. It is not a destiny, but the very result of the methods and structures of wealth creation and distribution of wealth in individual societies and worldwide. Inequality increases not by accident, but by the way economic and political processes are structured and function. Poverty undermines the very basis of life of billions of children, women and men who are denied not only the benefits of growing wealth, but even of access to basic necessities of life.
Located in Resources / / 3. Preparatory and background documents / Ecumenical conversations
Document CHAPTER 1 Why this Study Was Prepared
CHAPTER 1, Why this Study Was Prepared
Located in Resources / / World Council of Churches - statements and studies / 1997 Facing AIDS, the challenge, the churches' response
Document CHAPTER 2 The scientific facts: an introduction
CHAPTER 2, The scientific facts: an introduction
Located in Resources / / World Council of Churches - statements and studies / 1997 Facing AIDS, the challenge, the churches' response
Document CHAPTER 4 Ethical Perspectives
CHAPTER 4, Ethical Perspectives
Located in Resources / / World Council of Churches - statements and studies / 1997 Facing AIDS, the challenge, the churches' response
Document CHAPTER 5 Human Rights, Responsibilities and HIV/AIDS
CHAPTER 5, Human Rights, Responsibilities and HIV/AIDS
Located in Resources / / World Council of Churches - statements and studies / 1997 Facing AIDS, the challenge, the churches' response