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Communication for Social Justice in a Digital Age

13 - 15 September 2021

This symposium will focus on the impact of digital transformation on communities and societies, and the actions needed to secure a just and inclusive digital future. Bringing together research, experiences from different regions and communities, expert input, and ethical and theological reflection, it will identify opportunities for action as a contribution to the 11th assembly of the World Council of Churches.

Berlin and worldwide, 9-17:00 each day, CEST Timezone

ECHOS Commission Meeting

06 - 15 August 2019

The peace pilgrimage in Seoul will be followed by a three-day meeting with the ECHOS Commission on Youth during which commissioners will stake out plans for the WCC programme.

The pilgrimage and the ECHOS meeting will be complemented by the worldwide yearly Prayer for the Peaceful Reunification of the Korean Peninsula on 11 August and the Ecumenical International Youth Day at the Ecumenical Centre in Geneva on 12 August.

Korea

Book Launch: Biography of Emilio Castro

28 September 2018

This public event presents the new WCC publication "Emilio Castro: A Legacy of Passionate Ecumenism," a biography of the first Latin American to serve as the fellowship’s general secretary.

Visser’ t Hooft Hall, Ecumenical Centre, 150 route de Ferney, Geneva

Press conference on programme of Pope Francis' Ecumenical Pilgrimage to WCC

15 May 2018

Press Conference I: 15 May at 12:00 CET on the programme of the Pope’s visit with Fr. Andrzej Choromański of the Roman Catholic Church, president of the Pontifical Council for Promoting Christian Unity; Rev. Dr Olav Fykse Tveit, general secretary of the World Council of Churches; Rev. Dr Charles Morerod, Bishop of Lausanne, Geneva and Fribourg of the Roman Catholic Church.

Ecumenical Centre, Geneva

Archbishop of Canterbury visits WCC

16 February 2018

As part of the celebrations of its 70th anniversary year, the World Council of Churches welcomes the official visit and public lecture by The Most Reverend and Right Honourable Justin Welby, Archbishop of Canterbury on 16 February 2018.

Geneva, Switzerland / online

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

Peace Communication and the Prophetic Voice of the Churches

16 June 2016

The Conference of European Churches, the World Council of Churches, and the World Association for Christian Communication Europe invite all to an online video presentation and discussion about the role of communication in peacebuilding, social justice, and advocacy.

online

Summer School on Communication and Religion

23 - 31 July 2016

During a one-week summer school, communication and theology students will address questions of media and globalization, which are directly related to the theme of religion in the mass media. They will be introduced to different communication theories and get to know the challenges facing communication in the ecumenical movement and in interfaith dialogue.

Manchester, Jamaica

Central Committee meeting

23 - 29 June 2021

The Central Committee serves as the chief governing body of the WCC until the next assembly, meeting every 2 years. It is responsible for carrying out the policies adopted by the Assembly, reviewing and supervising WCC programmes and the budget of the Council.

Online