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IGE Global Horizons | October 2021

IGE Global Horizons | October 2021

October 28, 2021

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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.

IGE Hosts Center for Women, Faith & Leadership Fellowship Workshop in Washington, DC

October 15, 2021

IGE’s CWFL hosted the 2020 and 2021 Hybrid Fellowship Cohorts for their first week-long leadership development workshop. The five-day workshop focused on three core areas of leadership development. The Fellowship program has trained 86 women of faith across 32 countries to date. 

IGE Global Horizons | August 2021

August 31, 2021

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IGE Convenes Religious Freedom Education and Dialogue Seminar in Laos’ Phongsaly Province

August 26, 2021

From August 17–19, IGE and its partners conducted a Religious Freedom Education and Dialogue (RFED) seminar in the Muang Mai District of Phongsaly Province. According to IGE Laos program officer Steve Bailey, “This was only the second time Phongsaly Province has allowed a RFED seminar to take place in the province, and the first time it has taken place in Muang Mai District. This is significant because there are an increasing number of tribal minority people who have become Christians in this District.” 

IGE Conducts 2021 Religion and Rule of Law Training for Kachin Church Leaders in Myanmar

August 9, 2021

From July 27-30, 2021, IGE conducted a Religion and Rule of Law training for Kachin church leaders and seminary professors. The training was organized at KBC’s invitation to equip their church leaders on how to address the political turmoil in Myanmar, particularly as an ethnic and religious minority.

IGE Global Horizons | July 2021

July 22, 2021

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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.