IGE catalyzes freedom of faith worldwide

so that everyone has the ability to live what they believe.

One of the main pillars of IGE's approach is "Relational Diplomacy": We overcome obstacles of culture and religion by creating and nurturing mutually beneficial relationships, inviting all viewpoints to the table, and working together as partners for the common good.

IGE is currently active in China, Vietnam, Laos, Uzbekistan, and Myanmar. IGE is also home to the Center for Women, Faith & Leadership (CWFL). 

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IGE Global Horizons | July 2021

July 22, 2021

Check out the July 2021 e-newsletter!

IGE Participates in Inaugural International Religious Freedom Summit in Washington, D.C.

July 19, 2021

The first-ever International Religious Freedom (IRF) Summit took place from July 13-15 in Washington, D.C. There were over 1,200 participants representing faith groups and NGOs from all over the world, making the Summit the largest-ever civil society-initiated gathering focused on IRF. IGE was invited to share its experience and views in a number of Summit events.

Vietnam Publishes IGE’s Seminal Volume on “Religion and Security”

July 6, 2021

IGE and its Vietnam government partner have published a bi-lingual Vietnamese-English version of the book, Religion and Security: The New Nexus in International Relations. The book will serve as a unique resource for Vietnamese leaders in government, academia, and civil society; it will also serve as a key part of the curriculum of an upcoming Cross-Cultural Religious Literacy training that IGE will conduct in 2022.

Learn more about IGE's mission and work through our video, "Vietnam: A Success Story."

The video highlights the amazing and unparalleled work of IGE and our partners in Vietnam over the past 15 years. 

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“There are a number of organizations working to promote religious freedom for both Christians and non-Christians around the world.  The Institute for Global Engagement works effectively with both religious and political figures in many countries around the world to find solutions to problems of religious intolerance.”

Walter Russell Mead
from "The Yule Blog" at Providence, The Wall Street Journal columnist and Professor of Foreign Affairs and Humanities at Bard College