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WCC’s engagement for children

The World Council of Churches is working to improve children's well-being through a variety of projects at local, national and global levels.

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UN agencies, NGOs, and WCC join at UN to end violence against children

UN agencies, NGOs, and WCC join at UN to end violence against children

Representatives of UN agencies such as the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) and the World Health Organization have spoken of how religious communities and churches can play a key part in ending violence in early childhood.

الدكتور "تفايت" يتكلم عن الشراكة من أجل وضع حدّ للعنف ضد الأطفال

الدكتور "تفايت" يتكلم عن الشراكة من أجل وضع حدّ للعنف ضد الأطفال

شارك الدكتور القسّ "أولاف فيكس تفايت" أمين عام مجلس الكنائس العالمي، بكلمة خلال يومي 14-15 فبراير/شباط في القمة العالمية الخاصة بإيجاد حلول من أجل وضع حدّ للعنف والمنعقدة في العاصمة السويدية "ستوكهولم" كجزء من الشراكة العالمية لوضع حدّ للعنف ضد الأطفال.

Tveit speaks on Partnership to End Violence Against Children

Tveit speaks on Partnership to End Violence Against Children

Speaking in Stockholm, Sweden, on 14-15 February, WCC general secretary Rev. Dr Olav Fykse Tveit addressed the End Violence Solutions Summit, part of the Global Partnership to End Violence Against Children. “On behalf of the WCC, I am very pleased to announce that we commit to supporting our 348 member churches in their efforts to prevent and respond to violence against children," said Tveit.

الدكتور "تفايت": خارج الحدود الوطنية، نحن نشكل إنسانية واحدة

الدكتور "تفايت": خارج الحدود الوطنية، نحن نشكل إنسانية واحدة

خلال حفل استقبال في مقر اليونيسيف في مدينة نيويورك يوم 22 يناير/كانون الثاني، قدّم الدكتور/ القسّ "أولاف تفايت فيكس" نظرته المسكونية بشأن الهجرة والاندماج والعدل.

Tveit: Beyond national borders, we are one humanity

Tveit: Beyond national borders, we are one humanity

Speaking at a reception hosted by UNICEF on 22 January, World Council of Churches general secretary Rev. Dr Olav Fykse Tveit offered an ecumenical vision on migration, inclusion and justice.

WCC, UNICEF deepen collaboration to protect and provide for children

WCC, UNICEF deepen collaboration to protect and provide for children

At a meeting on 19 January, the World Council of Churches (WCC) and the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) pledged to not only deepen their existing collaboration but also explore even more joint projects to protect and provide for children.

مجلس الكنائس العالمي وصندوق الأمم المتحدة للطفولة يعززان تعاونهما من أجل حماية الأطفال ورعايتهم

مجلس الكنائس العالمي وصندوق الأمم المتحدة للطفولة يعززان تعاونهما من أجل حماية الأطفال ورعايتهم

خلال اجتماع بتاريخ 19 يناير / كانون الثاني، تعهّد مجلس الكنائس العالمي وصندوق الأمم المتحدة للطفولة (اليونيسيف) بتعزيز التعاون بينهما وكذلك البحث في وضع مشاريع مشتركة من أجل حماية الأطفال ورعايتهم.

Kenyan child’s drawing proclaims ”Christ is born”, as WCC sends Christmas greetings

Kenyan child’s drawing proclaims ”Christ is born”, as WCC sends Christmas greetings

“Christ is born” declares a drawing by Kenyan schoolboy Richard Ochieng, whose work is featured on the WCC’s Christmas card this year.

In Nigeria, WCC workshops focus on human rights

In Nigeria, WCC workshops focus on human rights

In many ways, the World Council of Churches (WCC) pilgrimage of justice and peace hinges on protecting, advocating, and educating people about human rights. In Nigeria, a series of workshops in November promoted human rights across a number of WCC programme areas, including the Churches’ Commitments to Children, preventing gender-based violence, and engaging with the United Nations human rights system.

WCC invites heartfelt participation in World Children’s Day

WCC invites heartfelt participation in World Children’s Day

Celebrations with children will take place around the world on 20 November for World Children’s Day, and the World Council of Churches (WCC) is inviting all to join.