Archive | SAFCEI announcement

Welcoming New Staff & Board

With the whirlwind 2017 has started in, we are a little behind on introducing our new Chairperson, Rev Glynis Goyns, and new Co-Executive Director of SAFCEI, Francesca de Gasparis, who is sharing the role with Ani Tsondru. We are however immensely happy to have them on board and would like to welcome them warmly to […]

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Nuclear Court Date Set

The legal team of SAFCEI and Earthlife Africa JHB met with the Judge President today, who set the date of hearing of the application on the nuclear procurement process down for 13 and 14 December 2016. “We are very pleased that the court understands the urgency of this matter at a critical stage in South […]

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Welcome to Tsondru

We welcome Venerable Ani Tsondru, who will be SAFCEI’s Executive Director for the next 6 months. Venerable Ani Tsondru is a nun in the Karma Kagyu Buddhist tradition. She has spent more than 7 years in 2 consecutive closed meditation retreats in Spain. Since returning to Cape Town she has dedicated her time to being […]

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NEW – SAFCEI Calendar 2016!

The 2016 SAFCEI Calendar is now available. Order online here The calendar includes environmental and religious special days, moon cycles and South African public holidays. The limited edition 2016 SAFCEI calendar celebrates ‘life after fire’. Proceeds from the sale of this calendar will go towards increasing awareness, understanding and appropriate action on eco-justice and climate […]

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Invitation to Press Briefing

INVITATION TO PRESS BRIEFING   From:          Earthlife Africa Jhb (ELA) Southern Africa Faith Communities Environment Institution (SAFCEI) Venue:         Civicus House, located at 24 Gwi Gwi Mrwebi St, Newtown Date:           15th October 2015 Time:           11:00 am to 12:30 pm   RE:   NUCLEAR POWER PLANT PROCUREMENT – LEGAL CHALLENGE Secrecy continues to shroud government’s procurement of 9600 […]

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SAFCEI seeks an Executive Director

The Southern African Faith Communities’ Environment Institute (SAFCEI) is looking for an Executive Director to succeed Bishop Geoff Davies, SAFCEI’s founder and patron. She or he needs to have a deep faith and be committed to seeking justice for people and the planet. We are praying for a person of vision who will work with […]

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SAFCEI’s Submission into INDC for COP21

3 September 2015 Attention: Ms. Irene Koenze Department of Environment Affairs and Tourism South African Government. Tel: +27 12 399 8837 E-mail: ccadmin@environment.gov.za   Submission into the proposed  Intended Nationally Determined Contribution for South Africa (INDC). Introduction The Southern African Faith Communities’ Environment Institute (SAFCEI) aims to promote the care and nurturing of all of God’s creation. […]

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Parliament: Nuclear going ahead at the cost of democracy

By Liz McDaid Parliament has been a disturbing place to be today… One MP said that they would not allow anti nuclear activists, and also,claimed,that only nuclear physicists are qualified to speak on nuclear matters..and that anti nuke activists that have theology degrees should stay in their churches. The minister also claimed that the international […]

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