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New dates announced for the European Regional Pre-Assembly in Warsaw

The Conference of European Churches will hold the European Regional Pre-Assembly from 25 to 27 February 2022 in Warsaw, Poland, ahead of the 11th Assembly of the World Council of Churches (WCC) taking place same year. CEC’s European Regional Pre-Assembly has been rescheduled due to the COVID-19 related uncertainties. 
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CCME holds its written assembly

The Churches' Commission for Migrants in Europe (CCME) held its general assembly on 16 October in written format due to COVID-19, with CCME members having cast their votes in advance. Their new executive committee was elected for the period 2020-23, with Prof. Dr Goos Minderman elected as moderator (chairperson), nominated by the Dutch Council of Churches. Read more

G20 Interfaith Forum 2020: The rule of law, human rights and religious rights

"The rule of law, human rights, and religion are conceptually interlinked." In G20 Interfaith Forum 2020: Panel 12, organised by the International Dialogue Centre (KAICIID), CEC Executive Secretary for Human Rights Dr Elizabeta Kitanovic presented on the topic. Watch here the video recording

European Anti-trafficking Day: The vulnerable man next to you is the priority here and now, says bishop Damaschin

European Day Against Trafficking in Human Beings is “a day of gratitude, awareness and memory,” His Grace Assistant Bishop Damaschin of Dorna said on Saturday in a message urging everyone to be more present, more attentive to what is happening to their neighbour. “We are all responsible,” he wrote. Read more

Upcoming Events 

Online Conference: The Hope of Communion: 1920 to 2020

The Conference of European Churches, together with the Louvain Centre for Eastern and Oriental Christianity (LOCEOC) will host an online conference “The Hope of Communion: 1920 to 2020” from 16 to 17 December 2020. The event will gather distinguished speakers from Europe and North America. Read more

Wellbeing of Digitalized Societies and Work Place [POSTPONED]

The conference on “Wellbeing of Digitalized Societies and Work Place” organised by the Church Action on Labour and Life (CALL) Network is postponed due to COVID-19 related uncertainties. The new dates will be announced soon. Learn more

European Christian Environmental Network Assembly

The Assembly of the European Christian Environmental Network (ECEN), addressing the theme “Reconciled with Creation: a Call for Urgent Action on Climate and Biodiversity” will be held from 28 May to 2 June 2021 at the Evangelical Academy Bad Herrenalb, Germany. Read more

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