On 31 January 2020, the Institute for Global Engagement’s Center for Women, Faith & Leadership (CWFL) launched its first Distance Learning Fellowship Program. The Distance Learning Fellowship is a one-year online fellowship program for women of faith seeking to advance their leadership through skill building, as they advocate for the vulnerable and marginalized.
From December 10-13, 2019, IGE held a training program for Kachin church leaders on “Religion and Rule of Law” in Mandalay, Myanmar. The training provided a rare opportunity for Kachin church leaders to learn from international legal experts and religious freedom practitioners and receive equipping in knowledge and tools for effectively engaging governing authorities and building multi-faith alliances.
IGE partnered with the government of Uzbekistan to launch several exciting new initiatives to advance religious freedom. These projects mark the first tangible fruit of the MOU that IGE signed with the Uzbekistan government in September 2018 as well as the first steps in implementing Uzbekistan’s Religious Freedom Roadmap.