Due to the COVID-19 global pandemic, WCCI regrets to inform members and delegates that the WCCI 50th Anniversary Conference scheduled for November 1-7, 2020 in San Diego, California, USA has been CANCELLED.

WCCI greatly appreciates the interest and commitment of educators worldwide in participating in the Conference.

Members and delegates will be informed of any rescheduling or plans for the next Conference when the COVID-10 crisis has been resolved.

Delegates who wish to be refunded their early bird registration fees are requested to write to Carole Caparros, Executive Assistant at

Message from the President

Thank you for your support.
The WCCI Secretariat


This virtual event will celebratethe 50thAnniversary of the establishment of WCCI as a transnational educational organization with the vision and mission of building a peaceful, just and sustainable world!

The two-hour program will feature:

  • A Multi-Faith Prayer
  • Reflections by
    • Eminent friends of WCCI, including former Deputy Secretary-General, United Nations, Ambassador Anwarul Chowdhury and pioneering educator for peace and human rights, Betty Reardon;
    • WCCI Presidents and officers and ExecutiveBoard members;
    • Leaders, members and youth representatives of Chaptersand national groups;
  • A TRIBUTE in honour of Dr. Estela Matrianoon her retirement as the Executive Director and for her distinguished contributions to WCCI for over 40 years
  • Cultural performances (song, dance,music)

Procedures for Attending this Anniversary Celebration

PLEASE REGISTER to join the Anniversary Program at

PLEASE REGISTER to watch the Anniversary Celebration on
YouTube Live Streaming

A link to the live stream will appear one half hour before the event. If you do not see the "live" channel, please refresh your browser window.

WCCI members & friends who will be presenting reflections in the program will also be invited to join the celebration on ZOOM.

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WCCI 2018, Rome