Public witness: addressing power, affirming peace

In a world where economic injustice, poverty and exclusion, and many forms of violence are rife, the WCC voices the churches' concerns at the international level. On their behalf, it challenges the economic, social, political and cultural powers that be, and offers a prophetic witness for justice, peace and security. 

Projects
Promoting Just Peace
This project is an integral part of the WCC response to violence and violent conflict today. It is based on decades of ecumenical deliberation, understanding, practice and advocacy. The project is participatory and action-oriented and assists churches and related groups to make progress toward greater unity for peace.
Justice and accountability
This project voices the concerns of the churches and the ecumenical movement at the United Nations, with international financial institutions, the International Criminal Court, etc., in order to influence policy decisions at the global level.
Human rights
This project accompanies churches in critical situations in their efforts to defend human rights and dignity, overcome impunity, achieve accountability and build just and peaceful societies.
Churches in the Middle East
This project aims to build a Palestine/Israel Ecumenical Forum as a space where the entire ecumenical movement can put its collective energies and resources together for lasting peace.
Palestine and Israel: EAPPI
This project enables volunteer "ecumenical accompaniers" to express solidarity with and protect the victims of human rights and humanitarian law violations, make these know, and advocate for their end.