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Flyer of Webinar on Racism, Xenophobia and discrimination in the Middle-East Context

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.

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Regional Webinar On Racial Justice: Racism, Xenophobia and Discrimination in South & Central America, and Spanish-speaking Caribbean

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.

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WCC Child Safeguarding Policy

Adherence to the WCC’s Child Safeguarding Policy and its Child Safe Code of Conduct is a mandatory requirement for all staff, volunteers, consultants, interns, contractors, representatives, partners and those invited by the WCC to visit projects (hereafter referred to as staff and others) serving programmes in which interactions with children may take place (such as, but not limited to, EAA, EAPPI, EDAN, EHAIA, EWN, Indigenous Peoples, Child Rights, etc.).

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WCC Commitment announced at “Safe to Learn” Leaders Event, 15 July 2019, New York

At the “Safe to Learn” Leaders Event in New York in July, the WCC committed to promoting the Safe to Learn strategy. Building on the success of the WCC-UNICEF global partnership, the WCC will convene a global conference of church-run schools in 2020. It will raise awareness on toll free child helplines, and promote solutions to the climate crisis through the Safe to Learn actions.

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