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BWA General Council Resolution 2000.4

The General Council of the Baptist World Alliance meeting Havana Cuba July 5-8 2000

COMMITTED to the Decade of Racial Justice and affirming that in the Atlanta Covenant we condemn racism and ethnic conflict;

RESOLVES to encourage member bodies to promote programmes to combat racism and ethnic violence around the world;

ASKS member bodies to submit an annual report of initiatives to enact the Atlanta Covenant and combat racism; and,

OFFERS the resources of the Baptist World Alliance to assist in resolving issues of racism and ethnic conflict, including approaching national governments in areas where racism and ethnic conflict are evident.


Original Source Bibliography: Lotz, Denton, editor. Baptist World Alliance 2000 Yearbook: Minutes of the General Council Meeting and Directory. McLean, VA: Baptist World Alliance, 2000.

Original Source Footnote/Endnote: Denton Lotz, ed., Baptist World Alliance 2000 Yearbook: Minutes of the General Council Meeting and Directory (McLean, VA: Baptist World Alliance, 2000), p. 85.

Online Document Full Citation: BWA General Council Resolution 2000.4 Racism; https://www.baptistworld.org/resolutions.

In-text Online Document Citation: (BWA General Council Resolution 2000.4).

For more information about Baptist World Alliance resolutions, visit BaptistWorld.org/resolutions.

Since its formation in 1905, the Baptist World Alliance has networked the global Baptist family to impact the world for Christ with a commitment to strengthen worship, fellowship and unity; lead in mission and evangelism; respond to people in need through aid, relief, and community development; defend religious freedom, human rights, and justice; and advance theological reflection and leadership development.

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