The World Evangelical Alliance, on behalf of a coalition of NGOs, invites you to attend our Human Rights Council side-event: “The Crisis in Manipur and Implications for Human Rights in India“, on Tuesday 19 September at 4 p.m. At Room XXV, Building E, Palais des Nations. The event will be broadcast live on YouTube at […]
Panel on 23 March 2023, 14:00 at the Palais des Nations, Geneva, Room XXII The Christian community in Iran continues to be subjected to monitoring, to restrictions including preclusion from gathering for worship, and to arrest, violent interrogation and imprisonment. To advocate for greater freedom for Christians in Iran, Christian Solidarity Worldwide (CSW), Article18, Middle
Panel on 10 March 2023, 12:00 at the Palais des Nations, Geneva, Room XXII The accelerating expansion of forms, types and terms of Unilateral Coercive Measures (UCM) is causing a growing range of consequences on the population as well as on humanitarian and faith-based organizations. While some sanctions have clearly designated targets, other sanctions target
Wissam al Saliby, Director of the WEA Geneva office, spoke with James Akinyele, Secretary General of the Nigeria Evangelical Fellowship, and discussed how Evangelicals worldwide can support the churches in Nigeria, and what the Fellowship is advocating for in Nigeria. The conversation took place on the margins of the Consultation on the Impact of Religious
India Coalition for Minority RightsPress ReleaseNovember 25, 2022 UN member states have called on India to protect Muslims, Christians and other religious minorities from increasing hate speech, discrimination and violence.India’s human track record was under the spotlight on November 10 during the Universal Periodic Review by the United Nations Human Rights Council in Geneva. A
On the Occasion of the UN Desertification and Drought Day 2020: What Does the World Evangelical Alliance Have to Do with the Desert?
On the occasion of the United Nations Day of Desertification and Drought 2020, the WEA announces its recently approved accreditation with the Secretariat of the United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification (UNCCD). Since 2019, the WEA and UNCCD have established a collaborative relationship, which has now been formalized through accreditation with the UNCCD. With this