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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.
Regional  Webinar On Racial Justice

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26 August 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.

1st WEBINAR on Racism and Racial Justice

Monday 26 August at 9:00 AM CEST – Region in focus: Asia

Moderator: Peter Prove (CCIA)

Speakers:

  • Rev. Glenn Loughrey Indigenous (Australia)
  • Amal DeChickera - Statelessness (ISI expert)
  • Dr. Aiswarya Rao (Caste issue),
  • Dr Fransina Yoteni (West Papua)
  • David McIntosh (CMIM –Buraku and Japanese of Korean descent)
  • Mr Ricardo Sunga (UN WGEPAD)

WCC staff: Dinesh Suna and Segma Asfaw

 

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