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Ecumenical News

World Council of Churches

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NCCA recently participated in two significant WCC meetings held in Brisbane during Feburary 2020

The WCC has published some detailed articles on both these meetings hosted by NCCA Ecumenical partners in Brisbane. We share these with you.

57th session of the WCC Commission of Churches on International Affairs (CCIA) 

Wednesday 19- Friday 21 February

This meeting had a particular focus on the Pacific region in regards to climate emergency. NCCA President, Bishop Philip Huggins was an active participant in the discussions and his opening and closing remarks are summed up in the following articles: 

Learnings from this meeting can be read in the following:

WWC UNHCR 500CCIA Workshop on upcoming Universal Periodic Review of human rights in Australia by the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC)

Monday 24- Tuesday 25 February

NCCA Interim General Secretary, Liz Stone participated in this workshop organised to discuss concerns of human rights in Australia.

Please read the WCC article:

Pictured, participants at the CCIA workshop. (Photo courtesy of the WCC)