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Regional Webinar on Racism, Xenophobia and Discrimination in Africa

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.
Regional Webinar on Racism, Xenophobia and Discrimination in Africa

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21 October 2019

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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.

4th WEBINAR on Racism, Xenophobia and Discrimination in the African Context

Monday 21st October at 2:00PM- 3:30PM CEST

Region in focus: Africa

 

Moderators: Prof Dr Isabel Apawo Phiri, WCC Deputy General Secretary for Public Witness and Diakonia, and Mr Masimba Kuchera, CCIA Commissioner

Speakers:

  • Agnes Abuom (WCC Central Committee Moderator)
  • Bosela E. Eale (AACC)
  • Mr Sabelo Gumedze (UN WGEPAD)
  • Gloria Mafole (Tanzania)
  • Wayi Emmanuel Mico (Cameroon)
  • Nagaju Muke (Rwanda)
  • Demaine Solomons (South Africa)

 

Contact staff persons: Segma Asfaw

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