IGE Hosts Roundtable between Vietnam Government Delegation and U.S. Faith-Based Charities

September 28, 2022

On September 21, 2022, the Institute for Global Engagement hosted a roundtable discussion with a Vietnam government delegation from the Committee for Foreign NGO Affairs and representatives of American faith-based charitable organizations in Washington, DC.

IGE Speaks at Indonesian Virtual Conference on Religious Freedom and Rule of Law

September 16, 2022

IGE VP of Global Operations James Chen gave a presentation at an online conference on “Religious Freedom and Rule of Law” hosted by the Indonesian government’s Ministry of Law and Human Rights and Leimena Institute.

IGE Awarded $1.4 Million Grant from Templeton Religion Trust for Catalyzing Religious Engagement Networks Worldwide

September 2, 2022

The Institute for Global Engagement (IGE) is excited to announce that it has received a grant from Templeton Religion Trust (TRT) for $1.4 million for its project on “Catalyzing Religious Engagement Networks Worldwide.” The three-year grant will enable IGE to expand its programming to two new regions, Southern Africa and Eastern Europe, as well as build upon its progress in Vietnam and Uzbekistan.

Lao Evangelical Church Conducts Peace Building Workshop for Christian Leaders

July 29, 2022

From July 12-15, the Lao Evangelical Church conducted a peace building and conflict transformation training workshop in Vientiane. This first ecumenical effort in peace building included 31 Protestants and 10 Catholic Christian leaders.

Center for Women, Faith & Leadership Hosts Fellowship Workshop and Retreat in Norway

July 28, 2022

From June 20-26, 2022, IGE’s Center for Women, Faith & Leadership (CWFL) hosted the 2022 Hybrid Fellowship Cohort in Norway for an in-person workshop and retreat. The program brought together 10 women leaders from 9 countries.

IGE Global Horizons | June 2022

June 28, 2022

Check out the June 2022 e-newsletter!

IGE Co-Convenes Historic “Dialogue of Declarations” in Uzbekistan to Protect and Advance Freedom of Faith

June 14, 2022

IGE and the Institute of Strategic and Regional Studies under the President of the Republic of Uzbekistan (ISRS) conducted the “Dialogue of Declarations,” a groundbreaking multi-faith initiative to “protect and promote freedom of conscience or belief of everyone, everywhere.” The program’s activities took place in Tashkent, Samarkand, and Bukhara.

Reflections on Returning to Laos after the Pandemic

June 1, 2022

After two intense weeks in Laos and 21 meetings with government and religious leaders it appears that religious persecution has decreased, and religious freedom has begun to slowly expand again. By the end of this year, IGE plans to host four Religious Freedom Education and Dialogue seminars and six Peace Building workshops.