From May 6 to 10 IGE and the Lao Front Department of Religious Affairs accompanied their Lao Peace Building Team to Hinboun District, Khammoune Province, Laos to conduct a five day peacebuilding workshop. 35 people from 11 different Lao government and religious organizations participated.
From May 6-11, the Institute for Global Engagement’s Center for Women, Faith & Leadership (CWFL) convened the third cohort of its flagship Fellowship program in Washington, DC.The 2019 cohort has a special emphasis on women-of-faith working with vulnerable and marginalized populations around the world.
Check out the April 2019 e-newsletter!
From March 27-April 3, the Institute for Global Engagement (IGE) conducted its annual visit to Vietnam to engage government and faith leaders on religious freedom. The visit focused on Hanoi and the south-central coastal province of Binh Dinh.
From March 26-30, IGE held a “Religion & Rule of Law” certificate training program in Qui Nhon city, Binh Dinh province. This was the eighth such training held in Vietnam since 2012.
From March 27-28, IGE and the Ministry of Home Affairs (MOHA) of the Lao People’s Democratic Republic co-convened the first-ever national conference on “Religion and the Rule of Law” in Vientiane.
The grant will support the creation of educational resources and building of new networks in key countries where IGE’s relational diplomacy has provided unique access and partnerships: China, Vietnam, Uzbekistan, and Myanmar.
Check out the innovative capstone projects that the 2017-18 CWFL Fellowship cohort have developed!