Date(s) - 29/04/2020
10:00 am - 11:15 am

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Objectives of the webinar
In this webinar convened by PaRD, development practitioners and religious and faith actors working on initiatives responding to the COVID-19 pandemic will:
• Showcase best practices, innovative approaches and elaborate their views on the importance of religious actors in responding to the ongoing pandemic.
• Share experiences and challenges from the field.
• Discuss way forward and possibilities for collaboration to leverage on the existing resources and networks


  • Dr. Olivia Wilkinson – Joint Learning Initiative on Faith and Local Communities
  • Prof. Dr. Mohammed Abu-Nimer – KAICIID Dialogue Center
  • Prof. Dr. Azza Karam – Relgions for Peace (tbc)
  • Dr. Katherine Marshall – WFDD, Berkley Centre, Georgetown University
  • Ms. Mercy Niwe – The World Bank Group
  • Ms. Saskia Schellekens – United Nations Population Fund (tbc)
  • Mr. Jørgen Thomsen – Dan Church Aid/ ACT Alliance

Interested stakeholders should register online by April 28th, 2020, COB CEST. This webinar is open to all.