WCC General Secretary Konrad Raiser welcomes Kofi Annan's efforts to bring civil society into a closer relationship with UN's Work
Rev. Dr Konrad Raiser, general secretary of the World Council of Churches (WCC), will give one of the addresses at the international gathering of world religious and spiritual leaders that opens at the United Nations (UN) in New York 28 August. He will be accompanied by Dr Hans Ucko, executive secretary of the WCC's team on Interreligious Relations and Dialogue. Some representatives of WCC member churches will also attend at the invitation of the UN.