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COP28 Side-events

30 November - 12 December 2023

Events with involvement of the World Council of Churches and ecumenical partners at the COP28 conference in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 30 November - 12 December.

COP28, Dubai, United Arab Emirates

At Peace Conference in Jakarta, WCC shares positive examples of interfaith action for peace

At a Peace Conference in Jakarta, Indonesia, hosted by the United Evangelical Mission (UEM) and the Communion of Churches in Indonesia (PGI), Peter Prove, director of the World Council of Churches Commission of the Churches on International Affairs, participated as a panel speaker during a session on ““Global Challenges and Perspective for Interfaith Action” on 21 November.

"A world free from nuclear weapons is possible"

Peter Prove, director of the World Council of Churches Commission of the Churches on International Affairs, spoke on a nuclear weapons-free world during The Audacity of Peace” gathering in Berlin.

WCC offers input to the UN New Agenda for Peace

The World Council of Churches (WCC) has offered input for the articulation of the UN’s “New Agenda for Peace," a process intended to update the world body’s approach to peace and security in the current global context. In its submission – which is inspired to a significant extent by the WCC 11th Assembly statement on “The Things That Make For Peace”– the WCC focused especially on the need for greater financial and practical support for peacebuilding at national and local levels, rather than for division and military confrontation.

Les partenaires œcuméniques exhortent les gouvernements à agir pour prévenir la fistule obstétricale

Dans le cadre des débats de la 52e session du Conseil des droits de l’homme des Nations Unies sur les droits humains et la fistule obstétricale, le Conseil œcuménique des Églises (COE) et ses partenaires œcuméniques ont appelé les gouvernements à porter une plus grande attention à la prévention de la fistule obstétricale dans leurs politiques, leurs plans stratégiques et leurs budgets.