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World AIDS Day 2017 - prayer service, exhibition, panel discussion

01 December 2017

On 1 December 2017, the World Council of Churches invites to a full-day event at the Ecumencial Centre in Geneva, featuring a commemorative service, an interactive exhibition and a panel discussion on the lives and rights of children and adolescents living with HIV.

Ecumenical Centre, Geneva

Conference on World Mission and Evangelism

08 - 13 March 2018

Conference on World Mission and Evangelism is the long tradition of the International Mission Council and the World Council of Churches’ (WCC) Commission on World Mission and Evangelism (CWME), organized every decade.

Arusha, Tanzania

2nd consultation for the Ecumenical Global Health Strategy

24 May 2017

The WCC held the 1st consultative meeting on ecumenical global health strategy in Maseru, Lesotho on 27 February 2017. A second consultation takes place in Geneva on 24 May, to reinforce the unique contribution of the ecumenical movement to global health issues, and to strengthen the coherence of the ecumenical global health strategy being developed.

Ecumenical Centre, Geneva

Peacebuilding from below: The role of local civil society in South Sudan

28 September 2016

Who is building peace in South Sudan? Peacebuilding is generally perceived as the task of state actors, political parties and international bodies. This event aims to shed light on the peacebuilding contribution of unsung peace agents and grassroots civil society.

Geneva, Maison de la Paix (Auditorium Ivan Pictet B)

Preventing incitement to violence which could lead to atrocity crimes in Africa

09 - 11 May 2016

Religious actors representing different faiths from a broad range of countries participate in the meeting, including Burundi, the Central African Republic, Chad, Cote d'Ivoire, the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Ethiopia, Guinea, Kenya, Liberia, Malawi, Nigeria, Rwanda, Somalia, South Africa, South Sudan, Sudan, Tanzania, Uganda and Zimbabwe. They will work together over two days to develop a strategy to prevent and counter incitement to discrimination, hostility and violence in the region.

The event is co-organized by the United Nations Office on Genocide Prevention and the Responsibility to Protect, the International Dialogue Centre (KAICIID), the World Council of Churches, and the Network for Religious and Traditional Peacemakers.

Addis Ababa, Ethiopia