Afghanistan

Afghanistan

BWA General Council Resolution 1986.8

The BWA General Council, meeting in Singapore, July 1986:

1. is aware of the present situation in the country of Afghanistan and notes with concern the plight of some three million refugees;

2. also notes that the refugee situation has created serious problems for neighboring countries, particularly Pakistan;

3. urges the countries involved with the help of the United Nations Organizations to seek to reach agreement for the creation of conditions for restoring peace and the withdrawal of all foreign forces, so that the refugees from Afghanistan may return to their homes with honor and dignity.

Citations

Original Source Bibliography: Claas, Gerhard, editor. Baptist World Alliance 1986 Yearbook: Minutes of the General Council Meeting and Directory. McLean, VA: Baptist World Alliance, 1986.

Original Source Footnote/Endnote: Gerhard Claas, ed., Baptist World Alliance 1986 Yearbook: Minutes of the General Council Meeting and Directory (McLean, VA: Baptist World Alliance, 1986), p. 53.

Online Document Full Citation: BWA General Council Resolution 1986.8 Afghanistan; https://o7e.4a3.myftpupload.com/resolutions.

In-text Online Document Citation: (BWA General Council Resolution 1986.8).

Afghanistan

Nuclear Proliferation

BWA General Council Resolution 1998.3

The General Council of the Baptist World Alliance meeting in Durban. July 5-11,1998
REGRETS the recent nuclear testing by India and Pakistan that has led to renewed global concern

about nuclear proliferation;
DEPLORES the failure of the world’s other nuclear powers to effectively discourage the spread of

nuclear weapons;
CALLS UPON all nuclear powers to ratify the comprehensive nuclear test ban treaty, establish a

no-first-use policy and vigorously pursue efforts to reduce and eventually eliminate all nuclear weapons; and

URGES Baptist Unions and Conventions to encourage their respective national governments to work for the eventual elimination of all weapons of mass destruction.

Citations

Original Source Bibliography: Lotz, Denton, editor. Baptist World Alliance 1998 Yearbook: Minutes of the General Council Meeting and Directory. McLean, VA: Baptist World Alliance, 1998.

Original Source Footnote/Endnote: Denton Lotz, ed., Baptist World Alliance 1998 Yearbook: Minutes of the General Council Meeting and Directory (McLean, VA: Baptist World Alliance, 1998), p. 111.

Online Document Full Citation: BWA General Council Resolution 1998.3 Nuclear Proliferation; https://o7e.4a3.myftpupload.com/resolutions.

In-text Online Document Citation: (BWA General Council Resolution 1998.3).