On December 15th, 2020, IGE’s CWFL marked the graduation of its first-ever Distance Learning Fellowship Cohort. The Distance Learning Fellowship has expanded the global reach of CWFL’s successful flagship fellowship program to participants in countries that would otherwise encounter barriers in traveling to the United States.
From December 14-16, 2020, IGE held a Religion & Rule of Law training program. The training program represents the second collaborative effort between IGE, ICLRS, and KBC after the success of the inaugural training held the previous year in Mandalay. Due to the pandemic, this year’s training was held online.
On Monday, December 14th, 2020, IGE convened a timely webinar featuring models of Christian peacemaking at home and abroad where panelists shared about their peacebuilding work in the United States to confront injustice, challenges in the Middle East, and the work of Christians in Africa. A recording is available.
IGE strongly affirms the State Department’s recognition of the significant progress that Uzbekistan has made in building and protecting the freedom of faith of its citizens. This progress is echoed by Uzbek citizens that IGE has the blessing to interact with over the course of its work in Uzbekistan.