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CCA unhappy over sending additional forces to Iraq

Posted on 31 October 2003

The CCA has expressed its concern and displeasure over the Korean governments decision to send additional troops to Iraq. In a resolution, the 26-member General Committee of the CCA, which met from 22-26 October in Bangkok, urged the Korean government to withdraw the decision which was taken at the behest of the US State Department, […]



New CCA staff appointments

Posted on 29 October 2003

Associate General Secretary for Finance Dr Prawate Khid-arn, a Thai national, has been appointed the Associate General Secretary for Fianace of the CCA with effect from November 1, 2003. Prawate, a member of the Church of Christ in Thailand, was a Joint Executive Secretary of the Programme Area on Justice, International Affairs, Development and Service […]



EED delegation visits CCA Centre

Posted on 21 October 2003

A German delegation from the Evangelischer Entwicklungsdienst (EED  Church Development Service) visited the CCA Centre on October 15. The eight-member delegation was received at the centre by Dr Ahn Jae Woong, the CCA general secretary and the executive staff. A dinner reception hosted in honour of the delegation was attended by church and civil society […]



Human rights training

Posted on 21 October 2003

The annual human rights training programme of the CCA is being planned to be held in Kuala Lumpur from November 10 to 16. Thirty persons, selected on the recommendations of the churches and national councils, will attend the training programme. Organised by the Justice, International Affairs, Development and Service of the CCA, the Kuala Lumpur […]



Inter-religious workshop to be held in Cambodia

Posted on 21 October 2003

An inter-religious workshop on Conflict transformation and the study of peace will be held from December 8 to 12 at Phnom Penh in Cambodia. The workshop is being organised jointly by the Christian Conference of Asia (CCA), Federation of Asian Bishops Conference (FABC) and the Asian Muslim Action Network (AMAN). According to the CCA Executive […]



General Committee Meeting

Posted on 18 October 2003

The CCA General Committee will meet on October 22-26, 2003 at the Bangkok Christian Guest House in Bangkok, Thailand. Among the agenda lined up for the meeting are the reports of the CCA General Secretary and Acting Associate General Secretary for Finance; reports on the 12th General Assembly preparation; and the recommendations of the Personnel […]



Update on the CCA General Assembly Plans

Posted on 16 September 2003

A preparatory sub-committee on theme and issues of the CCA General Assembly met on 13 September in Hong Kong and reflected on the GA theme, “Building Communities of Peace for All”. The committee will prepare a study booklet explaining why this theme in light of the glaring absence of peace in Asia and the cultures […]



CCA General Secretary Calls for an “Ecumenical Horticulture in Our Time”

Posted on 30 June 2003

During the Joint Programme Area Committees meeting in Cipayung, Indonesia, June 21-26, CCA General Secretary Ahn Jae Woong suggested a “re-invention” of the ecumenical movement using the image of an ecumenical horticulture. By this he meant processes of planting new seeds, watering a new spirit, fertilizing a new energy, nurturing new branches, and harvesting new […]



Towards a Roadmap for Peace in Korea

Posted on 16 June 2003

Representatives of American and Korean churches, humanitarian agencies, the United Nations, academia and other sectors meet in Washington, DC on June 16-18 to press for a “Korean roadmap” for lasting peace and prosperity on the Korean peninsula. Building on their longstanding relationship, Korean and American churches seek to address the political and humanitarian crisis in […]



In Quest of Pedagogies of Encounter

Posted on 27 May 2003

How do we build communities of peace and justice in Asia? What pedagogies of encounter with the other will help build communities? These are some of the questions behind the theme, Building Communities: Asians in Search of New Pedagogies of Encounter, which will be the focus of the Fourth Congress of Asian Theologians (CATS IV). […]


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