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 | October 2021

October 28, 2021

Check out the October 2021 e-newsletter!

Now Accepting 2022 Fellowship Applications for IGE’s Center for Women, Faith & Leadership

October 28, 2021

CWFL offers two Fellowship programs: Hybrid and Distance Learning. Both Fellowship programs run for a full calendar year with the purpose to give women of faith the opportunity to increase their capacity and leadership skills, in order to more fully address religious freedom, conflict resolution, and peacebuilding in their own contexts. All interested women of faith are encouraged to apply; applications due by December 31.

IGE and Vietnam National University Law School Host Religion and Rule of Law Conference

October 15, 2021

The two-day conference drew over 100 participants from Vietnam, the U.S., and other countries around the world. The successful conference follows last year’s publication of the first ever religious freedom textbook in Vietnam, a joint project between IGE and VNU Law School.

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. 

Together we can catalyze freedom of faith worldwide. Join the movement and help make an impact today! 

Freedom of faith matters for women, business, peace and security, governance, human rights, freedom of speech and press, healthcare, and youth and education. When you support IGE, you are supporting freedom of faith which matters for all spheres of life.

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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