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Events of the World Council of Churches

Churches’ Week of Action on Food 2019

13 - 20 October 2019 Worldwide

The World Council of Churches invites a Churches’ Week of Action on Food, from 13-20 October 2019.

Regional Webinar on Racism, Xenophobia and Discrimination in Africa

21 October 2019 Online

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.

”Healthy Diets for a #ZeroHunger World”

22 October 2019 Ecumenical Centre, Geneva

Interactive panel focusing on the theme of World Food Day 2019.

Meeting of the WCC Commission on Education and Ecumenical Formation

28 October - 01 November 2019 Ecumenical Institute at Château de Bossey

The EEF Commission has an advisory function to the Central Committee of the WCC regarding the WCC’s programme area on Ecumenical Education and Formation (EEF) through the programme committee of the WCC.

Central Committee meeting

18 - 24 March 2020 Geneva, Switzerland

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.