Preparing for the 41st General Council in August 2012
General Council Meeting in August
General Council of The United Church of Canada will be meeting in August 2012 in Ottawa. A major item for discussion will be the report of the Middle east Working Group (MEWG). The group reported on a 12 day visit in February 2012 by a 9-member team with Palestinian, Muslim, Jewish, and Israeli communities in Palestine and Israel.
Working Group on Israel Palestine Policy
Working Group on Israel/Palestine Policy
The complete report may be found on the
United Church web site.
UCC Releases Report on Israel/Palestine
Report Calls for Dignity for All in Israel/Palestine
Network Response to the Report
The UNJPPI issued a press release following the report of the MEWG.
See also the
Analysis by UNJPPI of the Report of the Working Group on Israel/Paletine Policy.
The recommendations of the Working Group on Israel Palestine were approved with some amendments and modifications.
The final text of the proposal that was passed may be downloaded from the GC41 web site at: