Event

Executive Committee meeting (online)

The 25-person Executive Committee is the WCC governing body, with members from churches in every region, moderated by Dr Agnes Abuom. It meets twice a year to monitor ongoing work, supervise the budget and deal with policy matters referred to it by the Central Committee.

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The WCC Executive Committee members and the WCC Staff Leadership Group meetiing in Bossey, Switzerland. Photo: Marianne Ejdersten/WCC

The WCC Executive Committee members and the WCC Staff Leadership Group meetiing in Bossey, Switzerland. Photo: Marianne Ejdersten/WCC

The Central Committee elects twenty of its members to serve as the Executive Committee of the WCC, along with the Central Committee officers - moderator, two vice-moderators and the general secretary - as well as the moderators of its programme and finance committees.

Meeting twice a year, the Executive Committee's role in policy-making is limited to matters specifically referred to it by the Central Committee - apart from unforeseen emergencies, in regard to which it may take provisional decisions. It appoints programme staff, monitors ongoing work, and supervises the budget approved by the Central Committee.