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Document UNAW 2008 Report
The United Nations Advocacy Week 2008 Report is a reminder of what was discussed and experienced at the UNAW and one of the key instruments to be used in local and global advocacy work.
Located in Resources / / Public witness: addressing power, affirming peace / International advocacy
Document Statement to COP14 / UN Climate Conference Poznań
Statement from the World Council of Churches (WCC) to the High-Level Ministerial Segment of the 14th Session of the Conference of the Parties - COP14 to the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC).
Located in Resources / / Justice, diakonia and responsibility for creation / Climate change, water
Document WCC United Nations Advocacy week
Opening address by Rev. Dr Michael Kinnamon
Located in Resources / / Public witness: addressing power, affirming peace / International advocacy
Document Joint call on Zimbabwean leaders
Located in Resources / / WCC general secretary / Joint declarations, statements and reflections
Document Statement on Universal Declaration of Human Rights
This statement recognizing the 60th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights was approved by consensus by the WCC executive committee in Luebeck, September 2008.
Located in Resources / / WCC Executive Committee / Luebeck, September 2008
Document Public comment on the situation in Georgia
The World Council of Churches and the Conference of European Churches express alarm and distress at the use of force in the dispute over South Ossetia and Abkhazia.
Located in Resources / / WCC general secretary / Joint declarations, statements and reflections
Document Call on the UN to end violence in Zimbabwe
Located in Resources / / WCC general secretary / Messages and letters
Document Letter on Zimbabwe to the UN General Secretary
Located in Resources / / WCC general secretary / Messages and letters
Document UNAW 2007 Report
For the United Nations Advocacy Week 2007, the WCC chose to emphasize four themes, a primary focus on the Greater Horn of Africa; water, nuclear disarmament and the Middle East, with an emphasis on Palestine and Israel.
Located in Resources / / Public witness: addressing power, affirming peace / International advocacy
Document Statement on the 10th anniversary of the Kyoto Protocol
10 years after the Kyoto Protocol, the executive committee of the World Council of Churches, meeting in Etchmiadzin, Armenia, 25-28 September 2007, affirms the basic thrust of the UNFCCC to provide an instrument for a significant reduction of greenhouse gases in order to mitigate human-induced climate change.
Located in Resources / / WCC Executive Committee / Etchmiadzin, September 2007