World Council of Churches (7)

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Organization

Alternate Name: Programme to Combat Racism
Principal Location: Geneva, Switzerland
Duration: 1948-current (most work related to African liberation struggles 1968-1994)
Geneva, Switzerland
In 1937, church leaders agreed to establish a World Council of Churches (WCC), but its official organization was defe...

Documents

New York, New York, March 1981
The conference program includes the following speakers: George Houser, Executive Director, American Committee on Afri...
Type: Program
Africa coverage: Namibia
by International Seminar on Loans to South Africa
Zurich, 5-7 April 1981
The document reports on the International Seminar on Loans to South Africa held in Zurich, Switzerland, April 5-7, 19...
Type: Meeting Minutes
Africa coverage: South Africa
by Swiss Anti-Apartheid Movement, Special Committee Against Apartheid, Non-Governmental Organizations Sub-Committee on Racism Racial Discrimination Apartheid and Decolonization, Berne Declaration Group, World Council of Churches
Zurich, April 5-7, 1981
The declaration says the International Seminar on Loans to South Africa was organized by the Special Committee Agains...
Type: Resolution
Africa coverage: Namibia, South Africa, Nigeria
by World Council of Churches
Oikoumene, Geneva, Washington, DC, May 1988
Contents: WCC Letter of Introduction • Program • World Day of Prayer Announcement • WCC News Release &...
Type: Pamphlet
Africa coverage: Angola, Namibia, South Africa, Southern Africa, Zimbabwe, Africa

Photograph

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by Eduard de Kam
Amsterdam, Mid-March 1980
Prexy Nesbitt (left) of the Program to Combat Racism of the World Council of Churches and Cor Groenendijk of Werkgroe...
Type: Photograph
Africa coverage: South Africa, Zimbabwe
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New York, New York, March 13, 1981
Jerry Herman of the American Friends Service Committee (AFSC) at the Emergency Conference on Namibia The conferenc...
Type: Photograph
Africa coverage: Namibia, South Africa
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by Ralston Deffenbaugh
Geneva, Spring of 2019
Street sign for "Place Jean-SINDAB (1944-1996, Internationiste antiraciste et antisexiste)" placed in ...
Type: Photograph
Africa coverage: Africa