1972, within World Council of Churches (WCC), as World Collaboration Committee of Christian Lay Centres, Academies and Movements for Social Concern. Present name adopted at 20th meeting, Sep 1997, Buenos Aires (Argentina). Current full name: OIKOSNET - A Global Ecumenical Network of Christian Laity Centres, Academies and Movements for Social Concern Working for Just, Participatory, Sustainable and Inclusive Communities. Oikosnet Foundation founded, 2 Feb 2007, Utrecht (Netherlands).
Express ecumenical solidarity through programme collaboration and staff exchanges which give special emphasis to lay training, leadership formation and ecumenical learning, thereby empowering God's people to embrace the ecumenical future; work as a leadership resource development agency for the wider ecumenical movement and for civil society.Available with paid subscription only.
Organizes: annual meeting; international study; research; training courses; exchange of staff; consultative/advisory service on personnel and programmes to interested centres and movements; 'Three Ls' (Ecumenical Learning, Lay Training and Leadership Formation); facilitation of Courses for Leadership in Lay Training (CLLTs); dissemination and sharing of information; Global training curriculum Dialogue for Peaceful Change. Current theme: 'Decade to Overcome Violence (DOV)'.
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