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The new Moderator of the WCC Central Committee has called on South Sudan to have a “Mandela moment” in the aftermath of an attempted coup.
Nelson Mandela has been remembered in a well-attended memorial service this week at the Ecumenical Centre in Geneva.
The Conference of European Churches believes that the example of Nelson Mandela can encourage people of goodwill across Europe to work for change.
The General Secretary of the National Council of Christian Churches of Brazil (CONIC), has been honoured with a national Human Rights Award.
Human rights defenders from Colombia and Guatemala have exposed degrading environmental, ecological, economic and social impacts on indigenous communities.
The head of the WCC has offered condolences to the Mandela family on behalf of 345 churches representing some 550 million Christians around the world.
The International Conference on AIDS and STI’s in Africa sees sexual and gender-based violence as perpetuating the continued spread of HIV and AIDS.
The General Secretary of the World Council of Churches has arrived in Johannesburg, South Africa, to attend events in honour of Nelson Mandela.
The World Council of Churches' General Secretary has given thanks to God for Nelson Mandela’s life, which he calls a gift to South Africa and the world.
Activists from indigenous communities in Guatemala and Colombia have been presenting cases to a UN business and human rights forum.