cooperation

  • July 7, 2019

    The World Council of Churches has hosted a Sikh-Christian dialogue with the theme 'Pursuing Peace in a Pluralistic World' to commemorate the 550th birth Anniversary of Guru Nanak, the first guru of the Sikhs.

  • January 1, 2019

    Last year, António Guterres issued “a red alert” over a range of dangers confronting the world, which “still persist” as 2019 looms: “These are anxious times for many, and our world is undergoing a stress test”, he said in his New Year message, calling for international cooperation to build a better future.

  • July 15, 2018

    For the first time ever, United Nations Member States have agreed an all-encompassing Global Compact to better manage international migration.

  • June 25, 2018

    A two-day historic meeting involving church leaders from North and South of the Korea has ended in Geneva with the Ecumenical Forum for Peace, Reunification and Development Cooperation on the Korean Peninsula issuing a call to “Seek Peace and Pursue It.”

  • April 21, 2018

    More than 160 people attended the WCC-Focolare joint event  on 18 April, opened by the Rev Dr Olav Fykse Tveit, WCC General Secretary, and Fr Jesús Morán, co-president of the Focolare Movement.

  • February 27, 2018

    An 'Interreligious Dialogue for Peace, Promoting Peaceful Coexistence and Common Citizenship'  in Vienna is creating a first-ever joint action plan for Arab religious leaders to lead the way in repairing the divisions created by extremists, and rebuilding social cohesion and common citizenship in the Arab region.

  • February 14, 2018

    New research based on interviews with MPs shows many want to see action on climate change but some admit they avoid mentioning it to their constituents because they do not think their views will be supported.

  • December 29, 2017

    A theological consultation in Matanzas, Cuba has explored the pastoral and theological questions that the phenomenon of multiple religious belonging poses to Christian churches in Latin America.

  • May 10, 2016

    United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has called for the adoption of a global compact on responsibility-sharing that collectively ensures the human rights, safety and dignity of all refugees and migrants.

  • June 10, 2013

    Religious faith and practice can make the most committed and powerful contributions to reconciliation and to economic justice. It can also use texts and traditions to avoid responsibility and to commit selfish or harmful actions, says Dr Olav Fykse Tveit, General Secretary of the World Council of Churches. Speaking to the UN, he offers an inspiring yet honest vision of the way churches and other religious communities can make a vital contribution to building justice and peace for the whole of humanity, while being held necessarily accountable before God and the world they are intended to serve.