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23 May, 2014
The general secretaries of European National Councils of Churches met from 20 to 23 May 2014 in the Netherlands and in Belgium.
14 May, 2014
The Conference of European Churches expresses its solidarity with the miners, their families and all Turkish mine workers when almost 300 workers lost their lives and more than a hundred are still missing during a mine explosion in Soma.
8 May, 2014
The 2013 CEC-CSC annual report is now available.
7 May, 2014
The Council of European Bishops’ Conferences (CCEE) and the Conference of European Churches (CEC) held a joint consultation on the theme “Improving the Situation of Roma People in Europe: Challenges and open questions” under the auspices of the Greek Presidency of the European Union. This consultation took place in Athens from 5-7 May 2014 on the gracious invitation of the Ecumenical Patriarchate.
13 Apr, 2014
The Conference of European Churches congratulates His Holiness Mor Ignatius Aphrem II on his election as the Patriarch of the Syrian Orthodox Church and All The East, succeeding the late Patriarch Mor Ignatius Zakka I who passed away on 21 March.
3 Apr, 2014
On Sunday, April 6, 20 years will have passed since the genocide in Rwanda began. In a period of only 100 days, from April 7, 1994 to mid-July an estimated 500,000 to 1,000,000 Rwandans were killed.
2 Apr, 2014
“The elections to the European Parliament are an opportunity to discuss our vision of the Union as a community which promotes a just, participatory and sustainable world in which each person can live in dignity, fulfil his/her potential and live free from poverty,” was the message of the event taking place on 4th March in the European Parliament and sponsored by four ecumenical partner organisations.
26 Mar, 2014
“Youth employment in Europe – a challenge for the churches?” was the subject of a conference of the CSC CALL network in Brussels from 24 to 26 March. 60 persons discussed the options to address youth unemployment, coming from 17 different countries from all over Europe, delegates of churches and church organisations as well as young people.
26 Mar, 2014
CCME European Gathering in Frankfurt am Main, 27-28 March 2014: “Recalling the past, meeting the challenges of the future”
In 1964, the World Council of Churches created the then Churches’ Committee on Migrant Workers in Europe, to find churches’ responses to the guest worker programmes in Western Europe at the time. Migration is internationally defined as crossing the borders and living in another country than one’s own for a year, therefore, Beyond Borders seems to be the appropriate title to celebrate the 50th anniversary of CCME.