Regional Interfaith Dialogue: What does your faith say about advocating for environmental justice? - 13 December 2022

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Calling Faith Leaders in Southern Africa

Join us on 13 December 2022 from 10:00 am to 12:00 pm (SAST), for an online (Zoom) Regional Interfaith Dialogue.

Topic: What does your faith say about advocating for environmental justice?

RSVP by 28 November 2022 to attend this event.

Registration link:

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.

A Zoom link and passcode will be shared on your email following registration.

Data will only be provided on a first-come basis, and will be limited to the first 30 people to register.

Data requests must be received by 12:00 pm on 28 November 2022. 2022.

Draft Programme:

10h00 Opening

10h05: Welcome – Rev Berry Behr (SAFCEI)

10h10: Opening prayer – Faith Leader

10.13: Intro to Guest Speakers and UN days of Universal Health Coverage – Rev Berry Behr (SAFCEI)

10.20: Rev Gosiame Choabi – FLEAT South Africa and SACC, Johannesburg.

Update and experiences of COP 27 including why he attends COP, and the actions he will be taking after that experience

10h35: Sakina Rashied – Muslim, FLEAT Zambia: I am a woman farmer. Here is what my faith says about it and this is why I do it.

10h50: Annie Banda – Bahai, FLEAT Malawi: Here is what my faith says about my advocacy and why I continue.

11h05 Break out groups – Sharing our favourite faith teachings that call us to advocacy.

11h20: Plenary – harvesting ideas

11.45: Final Remarks – Soraya Salie, Muslim, FLEAT South Africa: What my faith-based advocacy has done for me and my community in Bonteheuwel, Cape Town, South Africa.

11.55: Closing prayer – Faith Leader