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Ecumenical School on Governance, Economics and Management (GEM) for an Economy of Life

In order to strengthen the voice of the churches with regards to global economics, a group of 20 current and future leaders representing the churches will have the opportunity to attend the Ecumenical School on Governance, Economics and Management (GEM) for an Economy of Life in Jakarta, Indonesia from 19-30 August 2019.

  • 19 August 2019 12:00 AM to 30 August 2019 12:00 AM.

Regional Webinar On Racial Justice

The thematic focus of the World Council of Churches (WCC) Pilgrimage of Justice and Peace (PJP) in 2019 is Racism.The WCC Commission of the Churches on International Affairs (CCIA), organises a series of eight WCC CCIA regional expert Webinars on the issue of racism and racial justice from August to December 2019. The aim of the webinars is to explore how racism manifests itself in the respective regions, learn about the work that churches and ecumenical partners are doing in this respect, identify synergies and avenues for possible collaboration.

  • 26 August 2019 09:00 AM to 26 August 2019 09:00 AM.

Water and Faith: Mobilizing local faith actors to achieve SDG6

The WASH (Water, Sanitation, Hygiene) sector is increasingly recognizing the value of engaging with faith actors. Correspondingly, numerous faith actors have expressed support for WASH programs and the SDGs. This fourth annual Water and Faith event at the World Water Week builds upon these trends and the last three years of dialogue at this event.

  • 29 August 2019 02:00 PM to 29 August 2019 03:30 PM.

Continuing formation on Youth and Racism Awareness in Asia

This event plans to engage 30 indigenous young people from around the world and 20 Asian young people to go deeper on the topic of racism and exchange experiences. Key reasons for gathering in Japan is to show concrete solidarity with Indigenous Communities in Japan, share stories and hear the issues that they are struggling with.

  • 08 September 2019 11:30 AM to 12 September 2019 11:30 AM.

World Week for Peace in Palestine and Israel

During this week which includes the International Day of Prayer for Peace on 21 September, church organizations, congregations, and people of faith are encouraged to bear a common witness by participating in worship services, educational events, and acts of support in favour of peace and justice for Israelis and Palestinians.

  • 15 September 2019 06:00 AM to 22 September 2019 11:00 PM.

Youth in Asia Training for Religious Amity

Applications are now open for YATRA (Youth in Asia Training for Religious Amity), an interreligious training programme launched by the World Council of Churches (WCC) in 2014 following its 10th Assembly in Busan, Republic of Korea.

  • 18 September 2019 01:45 AM to 29 September 2019 11:45 PM.

6th International Conference on Ecological Theology and Environmental Ethics (ECOTHEE 2019)

The 6th edition of this conference is held under the Auspices of His All Holiness the Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew I and with the support of the World Council of Churches (WCC) programme on Care for Creation, sustainability and climate justice (Ecological and Economic Justice)

  • 23 September 2019 08:00 AM to 26 September 2019 05:30 PM.

Central Committee meeting

The Central Committee serves as the chief governing body of the WCC until the next assembly, meeting every 2 years. It is responsible for carrying out the policies adopted by the Assembly, reviewing and supervising WCC programmes and the budget of the Council.

  • 18 March 2020 12:05 AM to 24 March 2020 11:55 PM.