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World Children’s Day symposium brings sparks of hope

A symposium held on World Childrens Day, hosted by FELM, the World Council of Churches, and other partners, gave an overview of the Churches’ Commitments to Children programme, an initiative of the World Council of Churches (WCC) Churches and UNICEF. 

As founding member of CoNGO, WCC cites urgent need for multilateralism

During a presentation at the Conference of Non-Governmental Organizations in Consultative Relationship with the United Nations (CoNGO) on 27 October, Peter Prove, director of the World Council of Churches Commission of the Churches on International Affairs, reflected on why the world desperately needs multilateralism. 

WCC guide raises awareness of obstetric fistula

A new guide published by the World Council of Churches (WCC) aims to raise awareness in churches and church communities of the role they can play in the prevention of the catastrophic condition of obstetric fistula, a childbirth injury usually caused by prolonged, obstructed labour without timely medical intervention. 

At peace conference, WCC focuses on overcoming racism

Dr Masiiwa Ragies Gunda, World Council of Churches (WCC) programme executive on Overcoming Racism, Racial Discrimination, and Xenophobia, recently attended and spoke at a Church and Peace Conference in the Netherlands. Exploring the theme Overcoming Racism in the Church,” the conference drew nearly 100 people from 15 European and non-European countries.