• Faith to Action Network Shaping the Future of Refugees in Addis Ababa

    During our recent conference on “Welcoming the Stranger and Living as Neighbours”, faith actors found that freedom to move freely is a fundamental right and must be accompanied by safe havens. Unfortunately, everywhere, refugees, asylum seekers, and migrants…


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  • Transforming Perceptions and Attitudes through Inter-Faith Dialogues

    Interfaith dialogue is being used more frequently to promote peace and resolve disputes. Discussions can affect people’s perceptions of “the other”, thus defusing tensions between the parties and ultimately transforming unfavorable preconceptions and attitudes, making it a transformative…


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  • COMMUNITIES RICHER IN DIVERSITY (CRID): Faith to Action Network Narrative

    COMMUNITIES RICHER IN DIVERSITY (CRID) is a project initiated by a consortium of faith organisations namely: Faith to Action Network (F2A) African Council of Religious Leaders-Religions for Peace (ACRL-rfp), All African Conference of Churches (AACC) that are coordinated by the Council of Anglican…


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  • Communique on World Refugee Day

    We, the members and Friends of Faith to Action Network; Gathered here in Geneva Switzerland attending the International Conference entitled ‘Welcoming the Stranger and Shaping the Future’ ; Acknowledging and celebrating the important World Refugee Day observed on…


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  • Communities Richer in Diversity (CRID) Project Closure

    Faith to Action Network took part in a closure  meeting for the project Communities Richer in Diversity (CRID). The partners discussed the complexities and dynamics of the different approaches each undertook in their context. They emphasized that strained interfaith relations mediated by…


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  • IMPACT BRIEF:COMMUNITIES RICHER IN DIVERSITY – UGANDA

    The people of Yumbe district in Uganda are predominantly Muslim (76%) with a large Christian minority (24%). Yumbe and the entirety of the West Nile region was severely affected by both phases of the Ugandan civil war, through from 1979 to 2000, with various…


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  • IMPACT BRIEF: COMMUNITIES RICHER IN DIVERSITY – SOUTH SUDAN

    South Sudanese religious actors have legitimacy and play important peacebuilding roles, but have limited influence. Nonetheless, Christians are divided into small churches established along ethnic lines, and there is ethnic-line voting in the election of bishops (USIP, 2019). To a certain extent, religious affiliation correlates…


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  • IMPACT BRIEF: COMMUNITIES RICHER IN DIVERSITY – KENYA

    Kilifi County is home to Christians, Muslims and adherents of African Traditional Religions, primarily from the Mijikenda communities. The Kaya elders are custodians of cultural practices, beliefs, traditions and knowledge linked to and practiced by the Mijikenda communities. Over recent years, intergenerational tensions and…


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  • IMPACT BRIEF: COMMUNITIES RICHER IN DIVERSITY – EGYPT

    Sectarian violence in Egypt ranges from coordinated terror attacks to mob assaults, usually directed towards Coptic Christians and Sufis. Violence can break out in response to inter-sectarian romances, attempts by Christians to build or renovate churches, or property disputes. The Islamic State has claimed…


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  • IMPACT BRIEF : COMMUNITIES RICHER IN DIVERSITY – BURUNDI

    Religious leaders are influential figures in Burundi and can play instrumental roles in promoting social cohesion in a context where the risk of ethnic polarisation is high. Fault lines in political power, economic wealth and ethnicity reinforce one another. While some faith…


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