Annual focus 2009: The Caribbean

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"One Love: Building a Peaceful Caribbean" is the theme of the annual focus 2009 of the World Council of Churches' Decade to Overcome Violence (DOV).

This regional focus will raise awareness around issues of violence and facilitate regional efforts and projects that contribute to overcoming violence in the region. 

Throughout the year, prayers and resources will be distributed to member churches and ecumenical organizations and global advocacy will be facilitated together with the local churches and regional organizations.   

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International Day of Prayer for Peace 2009

The prayers for this year's International Day of Prayer for Peace (IDPP) come from the Caribbean, on which the Decade to Overcome Violence (DOV) focuses in 2009. The theme of this annual focus is "One Love: Building a Peaceful Caribbean".

Read more about the International Day of Prayer for Peace (IDPP)