EVENTS

Faith and Development in the next 60 days

7-9 December 2020
PeaceCon2020: Pandemics, Peace, and Justice: Shaping What Comes Next
Virtual/US

As the largest global gathering of peacebuilders held in the United States, this conference brings together and connects leaders from government, multilateral organizations, international and local NGOs, philanthropy, the private sector, academia, and youth constituencies to share best practices and innovation in the field and build partnerships. The agenda features issues such as “fake news” and identifying misinformation, supporting local peacebuilding amidst COVID-19, the use of deadly force by police in America, and youth leading initiatives for peaceful change.

9 December 2020
Deconditioning Internalized White Supremacy: A Dharma-Based Exploration for White Practitioners
Virtual

This virtual workshop hosted by the Zen Peacemakers International explores a Dharma lens on the phenomenon of white supremacy and how the tools of the Dharma practice can support practitioners in transforming thoughts, speech and actions to be free of racism.

10 December 2020
A Faith Imperative for Human Rights
Virtual

This interactive virtual event explores faith, human rights, and gender justice to mark Human Rights Day 2020. It is organized by ACT Alliance with the Lutheran World Federation, the Side by Side Movement, Islamic Relief Worldwide, Religions for Peace and many others.

14 January 2021
Listen to the Land: Learning from Indigenous Teachers
Virtual

The United Religions Initiative (URI) invites you to learn from URI’s Indigenous Teachers about their close relationship with the land, which they consider as connected to everything else and infused with sacredness. How might life on Earth look and feel different if all of its inhabitants lived from this awareness?

16-17 January 2021
4th International Faith-Based Investment Conference: Faith-Driven Investing: Walk the Talk, Africa-Europe focus, held virtually and in person
Geneva, Switzerland.

The 4th international  faith-based investment conference hosted by the Geneva Agape Foundation, FaithInvest, the World Council of Churches, and the World Evangelical Alliance's Business Coalition focuses on sharing experiences of successful and challenging  investment  projects, strengthening  impactful  cooperation  between faith partners and investors, and presenting tools to make projects investable.

4-5 February 2021
Bonn Salon: „What is (still) Holy?”

Bonn, Germany

Hosted by PIRON Global Development and Micha Germany, the Bonn Salon brings together CEOs and senior managers of Christian development NGOs. Inspirational impulses in the areas of self-understanding, fundraising and leadership aim to strengthen Christian development NGOs in their special character.

13 February 2021
Gaza Winter Walks
virtual/UK, international

This donation walk organized by Muslim Hands UK supports refugee families in Gaza by collecting funds to repair their damaged homes. The aim is to prepare them for the harsh winter season, where heavy rain and floods severely affect shelters and neighborhoods in Gaza.

Discover Faith in Development Monitor Edition 12/2020

Browse through the different sections of the Faith in Development Monitor:

Editorial

Events  - Faith and Development in the next 60 days

Resources and Information - Insights and Perspectives

Faith in Development Monitor (FiDM)

five categories - 500 seconds to read

Faith and existing belief systems do not receive enough attention in global development cooperation despite the fact that human development is inseparably interwoven with worldviews. Development is taking place in all societies and cultures which are deeply influenced by religions. At the same time, faith-based organizations are among the oldest and most influential actors in global and local development cooperation. The Faith in Development Monitor (1) illustrates the relevance of religion for international development cooperation, (2) increases religious literacy among practitioners and policymakers, and (3) comprehensively explains current developments in the field of "religion and development". We encourage readers and recipients to engage in dialogue with faith-based organizations.

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