All “Myanmar” Updates
New Video: Generosity Leads to Global Impact
The video highlights the global impact enabled by the generosity of the Christian Community Credit Union as IGE works to catalyze freedom of faith worldwide.
IGE Conducts 2021 Religion and Rule of Law Training for Kachin Church Leaders in Myanmar
From July 27-30, 2021, IGE conducted a Religion and Rule of Law training for Kachin church leaders and seminary professors. The training was organized at KBC’s invitation to equip their church leaders on how to address the political turmoil in Myanmar, particularly as an ethnic and religious minority.
IGE Participates in Inaugural International Religious Freedom Summit in Washington, D.C.
The first-ever International Religious Freedom (IRF) Summit took place from July 13-15 in Washington, D.C. There were over 1,200 participants representing faith groups and NGOs from all over the world, making the Summit the largest-ever civil society-initiated gathering focused on IRF. IGE was invited to share its experience and views in a number of Summit events.
Religious Freedom in Difficult Places
This blog post co-authored by IGE’s Myanmar program officer and one of IGE’s partners does an exceptional job of capturing one of the main pillars of IGE’s approach (relational diplomacy) and how it has been applied in Myanmar.
State Department’s 2020 International Religious Freedom Report and the Need for IGE
In May, the U.S. State Department released its latest annual International Religious Freedom (IRF) Report. The report analyzes the state of religious freedom around the world and highlights countries in which religious persecution is especially severe. The report also demonstrates the importance of IGE’s work in key countries.
Voices of Religious Freedom: IGE 2020 Annual Report
IGE is thrilled to announce the release of our 2020 Annual Report, “Voices of Religious Freedom”. Throughout the report you will read quotes from our partners in governments, civil society, and faith communities across the globe, as well as from supporters and members of the IGE team who have all witnessed our work and impact first-hand.
Special Prayer for Myanmar
On February 1st, the Burmese military arrested Myanmar’s top leader, Aung San Suu Kyi, along with several senior leaders from her party, the National League for Democracy (NLD). Please join IGE in praying for the safety and freedom of IGE’s Myanmar partners.