At the invitation of the Vietnam Embassy in Washington, DC, IGE was honored to take part in a celebration of the 25th anniversary of diplomatic relations between the United States and Vietnam. Within this bilateral relationship, IGE has played a key role in building people-to-people relations and engagement on good governance, human rights, and religious freedom.
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On July 1st, at the invitation of the Kazakhstan government, IGE Vice President of Global Operations James Chen delivered a presentation to government officials on IGE’s relational diplomacy model, theory of change, and its success in catalyzing freedom of faith in Vietnam.
The Institute for Global Engagement (IGE) is pleased to welcome Knox Thames as a Senior Fellow. He was previously the U.S. State Department’s first Special Advisor for Religious Minorities in the Office of International Religious Freedom.
IGE’s Vietnam government partners have published a groundbreaking four-volume compendium of scholarship from IGE’s journal, The Review of Faith & International Affairs. IGE’s partners will distribute this compendium to both central and local government officials throughout all of Vietnam’s 63 provinces
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On June 2, 2020, President Trump signed the “Executive Order on Advancing International Religious Freedom,” which prioritizes advancing international religious freedom as a key factor in U.S. foreign policy. IGE has long advocated for this and looks forward to the implementation of this order.
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The session provided Uzbek members of parliament the opportunity to query government officials about religion laws and policies and the implementation of its Religious Freedom Roadmap. IGE was one of the international observers invited by Uzbekistan’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs.