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Media Release: We aim for a fully ecumenical, global and sustainable online theological library

GlobeTheoLib logoMedia Release
For Immediate Release
13 September 2016
The GlobeTheoLib Consortium 2016 took place on 9-10 September in Geneva, Switzerland, five years subsequent to the launch of the Global Digital Library on Theology and Ecumenism. Twenty participants representing Christian World Communions, Regional Ecumenical Organisations, theological education networks and library associations and mission agencies attended the meeting and approving the following:

GlobeTheoLib 2017-2020 strategy 

This strategy aligns with the 2016-2020 strategy and the World Council of Churches' Ecumenical Theological Education (ETE) programme. The new strategy aims at developing GlobeTheoLib "fully ecumenical, global and sustainable", for instance by enlarging its membership to all Christian families, including Catholic, Evangelical and Pentecostal churches and/or organisations.

Consortium agreement

GlobeTheoLib adopted an amendment to the Consortium agreement, regarding the Project Leadership, which is now composed only of a representative of Foundation (the Executive Director) and the World Council of Churches (Programme Executive for Ecumenical Theological Education), with the Programme Executive Online Library of serving as Secretary.

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General information

Andreas Waldvogel
Programme Executive Online Library 
Tel.: +41 22 791 63 42

Press contact

Loyola Ranarison
Programme Executive Digital Media and Communication 
Tel.: +41 (0) 22 791 63 36
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