Webinar to commemorate International Women's Day

Leading with Inclusion IWD webinar

The World Student Christian Federation, in collaboration with the Student Christian Movement of Indonesia (GMKI), hosted a landmark webinar to commemorate International Women's Day, underlining the theme “Leading with Inclusion: Empowering Women Leaders at the Forefront.”

The objective of this global dialogue was to discuss the barriers women face in leadership and strategies to overcome them, particularly within patriarchal societies. It emphasized the critical need for supportive networks to foster gender inclusivity. The event was attended by more than 70 participants from over 5 countries.

Affirming WSCF Legacy

On December 13, we embarked on an inspiring and celebratory journey as we hosted the Senior Friend Virtual Christmas Event. This gathering highlighted the historical identity of WSCF, affirming the legacy of ecumenical leadership in today's pursuit of justice. The three focal points of the event were legacy, impact, and relevance.

Legacy: During the event, Salters Sterling from Ireland, Betsy Anderson from Canada, and Prof. Bungaran from Indonesia, all esteemed Senior Friends of the WSCF, shared captivating stories and anecdotes that delved into WSCF's identity and the legacy of ecumenical leadership.

Financial Management Capacity Building Workshop

A Capacity Building Workshop on Financial Management was held on September 14 as part of the broader capacity-building initiatives within the WSCF's political and executive bodies. The training was guided by Triayu Kodrat, Finance Officer of Kerk in Actie, a partner of the WSCF, Jean-Luc De La Soujeole, outgoing Finance Officer of the WSCF, and Marcelo Leites, WSCF General Secretary.

WSCF Christmas Virtual Event 2023

Affirming WSCF legacy into today’s pathways of Justice

Invitation: WSCF Christmas Virtual Event

Dear WSCF Senior Friends,

Warm greetings from WSCF!

We are thrilled to invite our Senior Friends and WSCF supporters to join the WSCF Christmas Virtual Event “Affirming WSCF legacy into today’s pathways of Justice,” to be held on December 13th, 2023, at 13 GMT.

The recent WSCF 37th General Assembly (GA) reminded us of the profound impact we can collectively make on the world. In this spirit, the WSCF Christmas Virtual Event has the purpose on one hand to officially introducing and launching among our senior community the new programmatic areas approved for the next quadrennium - Climate and Economic Justice; Youth, Peace, and Security - Peacebuilding; Democracy, Human Rights, and Fundamentalisms; Identity, Diversity, Dialogue, and Gender Justice; and Youth Ecumenical Leadership - Together with the strategies that will be implemented cutting across our programs; Biblical Theological Reflection; Youth Mobilization and Participation; Advocacy and Solidarity; Capacity Building and Strengthening of Movements.

WSCF Intl Event 2023

Participants of the Intl SeminarParticipants of the International Seminar pictured with the WSCF regional and inter-regional flags.

“Envisioning Ecumenical Youth Advocacy and Solidarity in the 21st Century: Human Rights, Gender Justice and Leadership Engagement”

Jakarta, Indonesia, 13-23 July 2023

Under the theme “Envisioning Ecumenical Youth Advocacy and Solidarity in the 21st Century”, the World Student Christian Federation held a global event from 13 to 23 July 2023 in Jakarta, Indonesia. Organised by the Interregional office of the WSCF, the Regional Office of WSCF Asia Pacific Region and the Student Christian Movement of Indonesia GMKI, this event held four different activities:

  1. Staff and Officers Meeting
  2. International Seminar on Human Rights and Fundamentalisms
  3. Gender Sensitivity Workshop
  4. Regional Committee of WSCF Asia Pacific Region

WSCF IDD Program Video, June 2020"Many SCMers have very strongly recommended, like the IDD Dialogue process, should continue. There is a need within the WSCF to initiate dialogue in different SCMs." – IDD Program Working Group Members

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