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Constitution and rules as amended by the 9th Assembly

Please note: Amendments to this document have been approved by the WCC 10th Assembly.

23 February 2006

(as amended by the 9th Assembly, Porto Alegre, Brazil, February 2006)

The WCC's constitution identifies the basis for, and the principles of membership, the purposes and functions, authority, and organization of the Council. Its rules give precise guidance concerning the roles, responsibilities and structure of the Council's various governing bodies, officers, committees, staff and partner organizations, the role of public statements, and the conduct of meetings.

Please note: Amendments to this document have been approved by the WCC 10th Assembly.

Download : GEN_09_Constitution_and_Rules.pdf