Bogotá, Colombia.


The WCC governing body called upon the Colombian government and all armed actors to respect international humanitarian and human rights law” and ensure that the civilian population is protected from violence and harm resulting from conflict.”

The statement called upon all armed groups in Colombia to desist from kidnapping, and from the recruitment of minors.”

The WCC executive committee expressed deep appreciation to the churches, people, and government of Colombia for the opportunity to meet in Bogotá at this pivotal moment in the search for just and sustainable peace.”

The WCC executive committee is meeting in Bogotá from 6-11 June, where the governing body is focusing on the business of the WCC and on absorbing the life and witness of churches at the heart of the Pilgrimage of Justice, Reconciliation, and Unity.

Read in full: Statement on the Peace Process in Colombia

Historic plenary at WCC executive committee offers candid look at Colombian peace process (10 June 2024)

A Sunday in Bogota: WCC executive committee gathers in prayer and reflections (10 June 2024)

At social dialogue in Colombia, WCC assures hundreds gathered: “we are co-pilgrims with you in your journey” (7 June 2024) 

WCC moderator urges “get involved in the struggles of the world by affirming hope” (6 June 2024) 

Moderator's address at the WCC executive committee in Bogota, Colombia

WCC general secretary to executive committee: “in Christ all things are held together” (6 June 2024)

Report of the WCC general secretary at the executive committee in Bogota, Colombia

In Colombia, WCC executive committee will focus on life and witness of churches (30 May 2024)

WCC executive committee will meet in Colombia to strengthen peacebuilding work (7 May 2024)