Freedom of religion and the rule of law are both recognized and protected by international human rights law. However in many countries and regions, there exist various conflicts between the practice of religious beliefs and the respect of the rule of law. In order to provide an opportunity for scholars to discuss and share their views, an international virtual conference will be held from August 24-25.
IGE’s Center for Women, Faith & Leadership (CWFL) launched its 5th Hybrid Fellowship and 2nd Distance Learning Fellowship. The Hybrid and Distance Learning Fellowships are one-year programs for women of faith seeking to advance their leadership through skill building, as they advocate for the vulnerable and marginalized. This brings the direct impact of CWFL’s Fellowship program to 86 women of faith across 32 countries worldwide.
IGE is pleased to announce that we have received accreditation from the Evangelical Council for Financial Accountability (ECFA) as a result of our compliance with established standards for responsible stewardship such as financial accountability, transparency, sound board governance and ethical fundraising.
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.