Programme to Combat Racism (PCR)

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History

1969, pursuant to a decision of World Council of Churches (WCC), as an integral part of its witness for unity, renewal, justice and service. Also referred to as WCC Programme to Combat Racism. Ceased to exist when work incorporated into WCC Programme Units.

Aims

End discrimination based on race; end the exploitation of women and men and expose the racism often used to justify that exploitation; support the struggle of the racially oppressed; help the churches understand and live out their Christian commitment to the unity of the church and the unity of mankind.

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Activities

Major elements: Programmatic categories; Research, publications and consultations; The Special Fund. PCR administers 2 funds from which groups may apply for financial support; Special Fund (a fund of WCC as a whole but administered by PCR); Programmatic Categories (allocated by PCR staff).

Publications

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Members

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Type I Classification

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Type II Classification

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Subjects *

  • Societal Problems
    • Racism, xenophobia
    • Maltreatment
  • Religious Practice
    • Churches
  • Theology
    • Christianity
  • Peace
    • Discrimination

UN Sustainable Development Goals **

GOAL 5: Gender EqualityGOAL 10: Reduced InequalityGOAL 16: Peace and Justice Strong Institutions

UIA Org ID

E3140

Last News Received

1992
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** UN SDGs are linked to the subject classification.

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