Central Committee meeting, August-September 2012

The Central Committee of the World Council of Churches is meeting from 28 August to 5 September 2012 at the Orthodox Academy of Crete in Kolympari, Greece, at the invitation of the Ecumenical Patriarchate of Constantinople.

The Central Committee serves as the main decision-making body of the WCC between assemblies. This is the fifth and final meeting of the committee elected in February 2006 at the 9th Assembly in Porto Alegre, Brazil. A new Central Committee will be elected at the WCC 10th Assembly, 30 October to 8 November 2013 in Busan, Republic of Korea.