Keynote address by Rev. Dr Samuel Kobia, General Secretary of the World Council of Churches. Delivered 13 Dec. 2009 at a Lobby Dinner in Copenhagen hosted by the WCC, Dan Church Aid and APRODEV. Invited guests included UN negotiators, government and church officials.
Speech given by Samuel Kobia at the Consultation on the "Peace of the World Free of Nuclear Weapons", organized by the Asia Pacific Graduate School, Korea; the National YMCA of Korea; and the DMZ Society, Hwacheon, Korea.
Lois M. Dauway, a member of the WCC's Central Committee and Executive Committee, has been honoured for outstanding ecumenical service as this year's recipient of the J. Irwin Miller Award from the National Council of the Churches of Christ in the U.S.A. The award is given annually to a lay person in the US who has borne witness to Christian values while demonstrating commitment to church unity.
"It is a joy and encouragement to learn of your election at Chavannes, and to anticipate the contributions you will make as general secretary of the Lutheran World Federation," wrote WCC general secretary Rev. Dr Samuel Kobia in a congratulatory letter to Rev. Dr Martin Junge following his election as general secretary of the Lutheran World Federation, the 26 October 2009.
Speech at the Opening Ceremony of the Conference of the Initiative of the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques for Inter-Religious Dialogue and its Impact in Disseminating Human Values by Rev. Dr Samuel Kobia.