• February 4, 2016

    Just two days after declaring the official start of delayed intra-Syrian talks in Geneva to end five years of bloody warfare, the UN mediator has suspended them for three weeks following differences between Government and opposition delegations on the priority of humanitarian issues.

  • January 23, 2014

    While the Syria peace talk started with a welter of rhetoric on all siders, churches around the world continued to focus on visible action.

  • January 22, 2014

    Evangelicals joined other Christian bodies in calling upon the participants in Geneva 2 to pursue just peace in Syria.

  • January 21, 2014

    Christian Aid wants the UK government to use its influence for "intensive diplomatic engagement to ensure a positive outcome" to Geneva 2 talks.

  • January 21, 2014

    In the first Middle East Analysis podcast of 2014, regular studio guest Dr Harry Hagopian, a regional expert and Ekklesia associate, looks at the upcoming Geneva 2 meeting about the on-going crisis in Syria, Egypt's constitutional referendum, and other Middle East and North Africa related concerns.

  • January 17, 2014

    This is the full statement from an Ecumenical Consultation on Syria, involving churches from across the world, hosted by the World Council of Churches (WCC) at the Ecumenical Centre in Geneva, from 15-17 January 2014, ahead of the upcoming Geneva II international talks on resolving the Syrian crisis.

  • January 16, 2014

    The Geneva II peace conference on Syria must end state sieges imposed on opposition-held towns where civilians are starving, says Amnesty

  • December 17, 2013

    Nelson Mandela has been remembered in a well-attended memorial service this week at the Ecumenical Centre in Geneva.

  • January 23, 2012

    Quakers in Geneva have spoken out strongly against the "unethical behaviour" of banks and other financial institutions based in their own country.

  • October 5, 2011

    In the city of Calvin where Reformed and Protestant roots run deep, migrant churches are bringing a new dimension to the theological and church situation. Recently, more than twenty churches, most from migrant backgrounds, came together to raise concerns of migrant communities support their efforts for integration and reflect on the evolving ecclesial landscape in Geneva, Switzerland.