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The State of the Evidence in Religions and Forced Migration

The State of the Evidence in Religions and Forced Migration Professor Elena Fiddian-Qasmiyeh University College London Susanna Trotta Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin This blog series is introducing and summarizing every chapter of the JLI’s 2022 Edition of the State of the Evidence in Religions and Development. ...

JLI Refugee Hub: 2023 roundtable series on religion and refugees

The JLI Refugee and Forced Migration Hub ran a series of three roundtables between October and December this year, reflecting on key issues that intersect with religion, faith actors, refugees, and forced migration. This followed JLI’s involvement as a learning partner in the Welcoming the Stranger conference, ...

JLI & Faith Action for Children on the Move: Updated Learning Briefs

JLI and Faith Action for Children on the Move have published 3 learning briefs presenting findings of an updated review of faith-based action for children on the move. A first set of briefs was first published in 2018  to support the evidence base for the Faith Action for Children on the Move Forum, held in Rome ...

Faith in Action for Children on the Move: Evidence Submission Form

In 2018, ACT Alliance, Anglican Alliance, Arigatou International GNRC, Joint Learning Initiative on Faith & Local Communities, Mennonite World Conference, Micah Global, Salvation Army, Seventh Day Adventist Church, Talitha Kum Alzati, World Council of Churches, World Evangelical Alliance and World Vision ...

Advocacy statement on situation of migrants and refugees in Europe

22 September 2020 Advocacy statement on situation of migrants and refugees in Europe ‘For God did not give us a spirit of cowardice, but rather a spirit of power and of love and of self-discipline’. (2 Timothy 1:7) Summary: The recent events in Moria camp on the island of Lesbos in Greece highlight ...

Faith actors call for Global Solidarity

The diversity of origins and traditions which make humanity unique are being targeted by intolerance, sometimes by brutal violence, and refugees are often on the front line of this assault. Reinforcing the traditional role of faith communities in offering sanctuary to refugees, more than 25 faith-based actors ...

Media Advisory for June 18 Beirut Seminar

MEDIA ADVISORY: Invitation to join livestream event & interview speakers THE CRUCIAL ROLE OF LOCAL FAITH ACTORS DELIVERING THE GLOBAL COMPACT ON REFUGEES WHEN: 10AM – 1PM Tuesday 18 JUNE 2019 WHERE: ISSAM FARES INSTITUTE, AUB, BEIRUT                       KEY SPEAKERS: Ministry of Social Affairs ...

Opinion: Faith organizations are key in global refugee response

By Jean Duff April 25, 2019 Local faith communities are often first responders on the frontlines of meeting daily basic needs. But like refugees and migrants, faith-based organizations can face discrimination. It’s time to include faith-based organizations, and respect local faith communities for who ...

Invitation to provide feedback on new Road Map – HIV among Migrants and Refugees

You are invited to provide feedback to the outcome document of the Workshop on HIV among Migrants and Refugees: Strengthening collaboration among faith-based organizations, multi-lateral organizations, governments, and civil society in addressing HIV risk, provision of services, and advocacy that took place on ...

Christian Aid Global Strategy 2019-2026

Standing Together For Dignity, For Equality, For Justice Christian Aid’s groundbreaking work began in 1945, when we were founded by British and Irish churches to help refugees following the Second World War. For more than 70 years, we have provided long-term development support and humanitarian relief for ...

Local Faith Actors Refugee response and Educational Initiatives

March 11, 2019 By Olivia Wilkinson and Susanna Trotta on the Georgetown University Berkley Center blog This blog post highlights Education and Refugee Response from the JLIFLC policy brief on the implementation of the Global Compact on Refugees with faith actors. "In the Global Compact on Refugees’ ...

Michel Sidibé: Role of faith-based organizations critical for fighting HIV

The World Council of Churches (WCC) posted the following News article: 21 February 2019 In remarks during a workshop on HIV among migrants and refugees, UNAIDS executive director Michel Sidibé spoke of the challenge of HIV in what has become a rapidly changing and very unpredictable world. “We believe you ...
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