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Declarations / Press releases

Press release: Interfaith and nonviolent: conference in Croatia against nationalism and
                        xenophobia (27 April 2017)
                        Declaration of conference

Press release: "German Mennonite appointed General Secretary for Church and Peace."
                        The European ecumenical peace church network has appointed Ms Lydia
                          Funck
to serve as its new General Secretary, beginning 1 April 2017.
                        (30 March 2017)

Press release: "Peace building, sustainable development key to Europe's future, says Church
                          and Peace" (7 February 2017).
                          Church and Peace response to the Conference of European Churches' open
                          letter "What future for Europe?"

Press release: Church and Peace warns against extension of EU's Instrument contributing to
                         Stability and Peace (IcSP) to include military support to third countries
                         (12 October 2016)

Press release: A "stronger Europe": security through non-military conflict prevention and
                        resolution. Church and Peace network on the new European Foreign
                        and Security Policy (1 July 2016)

Press release 'Spiritual discipline core to choosing logic of peace over security' on the
                       conference 2016 and the vigil at the Eurosatory arms fair (15 June 2016)

Press release: Church and Peace AGM to focus on nonviolent responses to terrorism
                        (1 March 2016)
Statement concerning increasing arms trade and military intervention (1 March 2016)

Press release: Church and Peace calls for comprehensive global climate justice and climate
                        protection treaty to be agreed in Paris (27 October 2015)

Press release 'The people in Kosovo need more encounters and better prospects!' on the
                       International Conference
October 7 - 11, 2015 "The fruit of righteousness will
                       be peace (Is. 32:17) - Living together at the heart of Europe",
Pristina, Kosova

Press release: Church and Peace welcomes Pope Francis’ witness to peace (June 29, 2015)

Press release after the board meeting (November 18, 2014)

Press release 'Nonviolence or the use of force as a 'last resort'? An ecumenical discussion about conflict resolution and reconciliation (26 May 2014)

Press Release June 2013: Seek the Welfare of the City – the Prophetic Mandate of the Church (10 June 2013)

Contribution from Church and Peace to the World Council of Churches' 10th Assembly at Busan, Korea: 'God of Life, make us instruments of your peace and justice' - From Kingston to Busan and Beyond (May 2013)

Press release 'The European Community - an unfinished reconciliation project. The countries of the former Yugoslavia and European integration' from the Annual General Meeting 2012 in Brussels (April 29, 2012).

Press release: After Kingston, churches must find answers to the question of the international 'Responsibility to Protect - R2P' (November 5, 2011)

Message of the Conference of Church and Peace to the International Ecumenical Peace Convocation in Kingston, Jamaica (May 22, 2011)

Press release Church and Peace Calls for Consistent Development of Strategies for Civilian Conflict Transformation (March 27, 2011) 

Contribution from Church and Peace to the Initial Statement for an Ecumenical Declaration on Just Peace, September 2009, 'Mending the Cloth of God'

Declaration by Church and Peace on the Concept of Responsibility to Protect (R2P) June 2009

Message from Corrymeela "Vulnerability and Security" June 2007

Bienenberg Declaration 1999