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Dinesh Suna: Reflection on UN World Toilet Day 2018
Reflection by Dinesh Suna on UN World Toilet Day 2018 in the Ecumenical Center Chapel, Geneva.
Decision of the 12th Synod of the EKD on withdrawing from coal for energy production
Synod advocates a rapid withdrawal from electrical power production by coal (lignite and anthracite), which would implement the Paris Climate Agreement and contribute to reaching the German climate targets without further delay. For that to be possible, half of the coal-fired power stations, preferably the oldest and most inefficient, must be shut down in the near future.
Address to the general assembly of the Federation of Protestant Churches in Italy in Rome on 16 November, World Council of Churches general secretary Rev. Dr Olav Fykse Tveit
“For a Europe of solidarity and rights” – Addressing together Xenophobia, Racism and Nationalist Populism Rev. Dr Olav Fykse Tveit – WCC General Secretary
What Does Mutual Accountability Mean for Christians and the Christian Life?
What Does Mutual Accountability Mean for Christians and the Christian Life? Olav Fykse Tveit General Secretary, World Council of Churches Centro Pro Unione, 15 November 2018
Message of Congratulations to VID on the 175th Anniversary
Message of Congratulations to VID on the 175th Anniversary by Dr Agnes Abuom, moderator of the WCC Central Committee
Dr Agnes Abuom: "Life in Fullness: Challenges and Prospects for Church/Mission"
"Life in Fullness: Challenges and Prospects for Church/Mission", acceptance address of Dr Agnes Abuom, moderator of the WCC Central Committee for award of Honorary Doctorate VID – Stavanger, 10-11-2018
Greetings to EKD synod 2018
The WCC general secretary Rev. Dr Olav Fykse Tveit sent a greeting to the Synod of the Evangelical Church in Germany (EKD) reflecting on the main theme of this year’s synod, “The Faith of Young People.”
A Clarion Christian Call to Justice and Peace: Ending Global Inequality and Climate injustice
Dr. Agnes Abuom, moderator of the World Council of Churches Central Committee, offered a speech entitled “A Clarion Christian Call to Justice and Peace: Ending Global Inequality and Climate injustice” at the Justice Conference in Oslo, Norway on 9 November.
WCC Communication strategy 2018-2021
WCC Communication strategy 2018-2021, approved by WCC Executive Committee in Uppsala 2018.
Empowering Our Pilgrimage of Justice and Peace through Love
Prayer by Rev. Samson Olasupo A. Ayokunle, Ph.D, President, Christian Association of Nigeria & Nigerian Baptist Convention
Statement on People on the Move: Migrants and Refugees
Statement by WCC Executive Committee, November 2018
Statement on COP 24 and Just Transition to Sustainable Economy
Statement by WCC Executive Committee, November 2018
Statement on Ecumenical Witness and Action for Primary Health Care for All
Statement by WCC Executive Committee, November 2018
Statement on Reconciliation and Restoration of Relationships in Ethiopia and Eritrea
Statement by WCC Executive Committee, November 2018
Statement on Sexual and Gender-Based Violence, and the 2018 Nobel Peace Prize
Statement by WCC Executive Committee, November 2018
Statement on the Urgent Challenge of Economic Transformation
Statement by WCC Executive Committee, November 2018
Minute on the impacts of nuclear weapons testing in French Polynesia (Maòhi Nui), and decolonization
Minute by WCC Executive Committee, November 2018
Greetings from general secretary Olav Fykse Tveit on the occasion of Diwali 2018
Report of the general secretary to the Executive Committee, November 2018
Report of the general secretary to the Executive Committee, November 2018.
Liturgy: Ecumenical prayer service in Uppsala Cathedral, 4 November 2018
Liturgy for an ecumenical prayer service in Uppsala Cathedral, 4 November 2018