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Bridge Builder Award Cemony 2021

22 November 2021

The World Council of Churches (WCC) is receiving a Bridge Builder Award for building bridges of understanding between people, nations, and communities at national and international levels. The award is presented by the Jury of the 14th August Committee Norway together with The Oslo Center.

Oslo

Launch of Current Dialogue

07 February 2020

Celebrate with us the launch of Current Dialogue, the WCC journal on interreligious relations, in a new format as a resource for interfaith practitioners, researchers, students, institutions, religious leaders of different faiths, and all those interested in the study of religions.

Ecumenical Centre, Route de Ferney 150, Geneva

Konrad Raiser book presentation

05 February 2018

On February 5, shortly after Konrad Raiser’s 80th birthday, ecumenical experts from different generations, confessions and continents will meet in Geneva to discuss the newest publication by the former general secretary of the World Council of Churches (WCC), titled The Challenge of Transformation: An Ecumenical Journey.

Geneva, Switzerland / online

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

Combating Human Trafficking and Forced Migration

23 September 2016

The United Nations Office on Genocide Prevention and the Responsibility to Protect, the World Council of Churches and the KAICIID Dialogue Centre, in cooperation with the Permanent Missions of Italy and Spain, are co-organizing a consultation "Bearing Witness: Combating Human Trafficking and Forced Migration".

New York, United States

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

Religion and Violence Prevention in the Americas

28 February - 01 March 2016

The United Nations Office on Genocide Prevention and the Responsibility to Protect, the Network for Religious and Traditional Peacemakers and the World Council of Churches will promote a meeting to discuss the role of religious leaders in preventing incitement to violence that could lead to atrocity crimes.

Washington D.C., United States - Attendance by invitation only.

Youth in Asia Training for Religious Amity

08 - 22 July 2017

This two-week residential training programme is for young leaders aged between 20-35 years from the WCC member churches from Asia. Centred on the theme “Passionately Christian and Compassionately Interreligious” the training will equip participants to engage in ministries of justice and peace in pluralistic contexts from an interreligious perspective.

Jakarta, Indonesia

CAS in Interreligious Studies

25 July - 12 August 2016

"What can we, as people of faith, do to respond and to overcome the pressing challenges of our time, such as violence and conflict, and build together mutually accountable societies based on respect and cooperation?" This is the question up to 30 young adults from around the world are to explore during a study course at the World Council of Churches' Ecumenical Institute in Bossey.

Bossey, Switzerland