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Weaponizing Women in War

08 December 2023

This hybrid event during 16 Days against gender-based violence focuses on the impacts of weaponizing women in war, the transformational healing required, and ways women's input can influence peace-building.

Ecumenical Centre, Geneva and Online

Protestant Church in Switzerland finds inspiration in visit to WCC

A delegation from the Protestant Church in Switzerland visited the World Council of Churches (WCC) on 20 November. The delegation included Rev. Dr Martin Hirzel, director of External Relations; Damian Kessi, External Relations officer; Marion Wittine, assistant to the director of External Relations; and David Zaugg, senior officer for Public Affairs and Migration.

WCC “source of hope in this world,” says WCC moderator

Reflecting on the experience of the one world” within the World Council of Churches (WCC) executive committee which is convening in Abuja, Nigeria, from 8-14 November, WCC moderator Bishop Dr Heinrich Bedford-Strohm said that the gathering brings him great hope.

Palestinian ambassador meets with WCC to discuss urgent calls for peace and aid

Ambassador Ibrahim Khraishi, Mission of Palestine to Switzerland; and Doa Nofal, second secretary at the Permanent Observer Mission of the State of Palestine to the United Nations and other International Organizations in Geneva, requested an urgent meeting with the World Council of Churches (WCC) to discuss the war in the Holy Land and the current and urgent humanitarian situation.