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Freedom of Religion is the Unloved Step Child among Human Rights

Mar 16, 2015

The Director of the International Institute for Religious Freedom, Thomas Schirrmacher, gave a guest lecture entitled “Religious Freedom as a Threatened Human Right in Worldwide Perspective: The Major Factors in the Growing Assault on Religious Freedom,” in the prestigious Tübingen University “Clash

WEA Leadership Meets with UN Secretary General to Discuss Partnership on Issues of Common Concern

Mar 12, 2015

In the first week of his tenure, Secretary General of the World Evangelical Alliance (WEA) Bishop Efraim Tendero met with United Nations (UN) Secretary General Ban Ki-moon at the UN Headquarters in New York to discuss ways to strengthen partnership on issues of common concern. Bishop Tendero affirme

A Kitten! and International Women's Day

Mar 6, 2015

It is said that International Women's Day ranges from small, random, informal gatherings to large, highly organized events. How can highly organized events faithfully reflect the random informal gatherings? When the small, random and informal become the voices of women who ring our conscience, then

WEA Geneva Liaison Office Publishes First Brochure on Human Rights and Rule of Law

Feb 25, 2015

In his book ‘The Origins of Politics’, renowned political scientist Francis Fukuyama puts forward that of all elements of modern nations just legal institutions are the hardest to achieve. Perhaps people only realize that this is true in times and places where they are lacking. The United Nations (U

WEA RLC Research & Analysis Report: Obama Sifted Wheat from Chaff as He Called for Religious Freedom in India

Feb 24, 2015

U.S. President Barack Obama’s three days of diplomacy in India last week demonstrated not only Washington’s pursuit of strategic interests but also its proactive disassociation from Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s Hindu nationalist agenda.

WEA Secretary General Inaugurated at International Leadership Forum in Honduras

Feb 19, 2015

The World Evangelical Alliance (WEA) inaugurated its new Secretary General Bishop Efraim Tendero at its International Leadership Forum (ILF) in Tegucigalpa, Honduras. Evangelical leaders from over 40 different countries from every region prayed for Tendero and welcomed him as the new leader of the W

WEA International Leadership Forum 2015 in Honduras Focused on Strengthening Collaboration

Feb 18, 2015

From February 9-13, the World Evangelical Alliance (WEA) held its annual International Leadership Forum (ILF) in Tegucigalpa, Honduras, bringing together some 75 Christian leaders from 40 different countries from every region of the world. Representing a cross-section of the WEA’s constituency, the

WEA Global and Regional Leadership Meet in Honduras to Discuss Strategies to Strengthen Services to Constituency

Feb 11, 2015

On February 5-8, global and regional leaders of the World Evangelical Alliance (WEA) met in Tegucigalpa, Honduras, ahead of the International Leadership Forum (ILF), to explore how to work together in new ways to more effectively serve their grassroots church constituency in 129 National Evangelical

IIRF Publishes Videos of the Release of “Christian Witness in a Multi-Religious World” in Geneva in 2011

Feb 4, 2015

On June 28, 2011, in Geneva, the Vatican’s Pontifical Council on Inter-religious Dialogue (PCID), the World Council of Churches (WCC) and the World Evangelical Alliance (WEA), together representing most of Christian­ity, for the first time ever released a joint document, “Christian Witness in a Mult

WEA at the United Nations: Working at International Level to Bring Change at Local Level

Jan 28, 2015

The World Evangelical Alliance is convinced that the United Nations offers unique opportunities at international level to achieve change at national and local level. The advocacy strategy and the UN mechanisms used may change depending on the needs of WEA’s constituencies. In any case, WEA wants to