Faith Based Actors and Preventing Violence Against Children: a Global Perspective from LWF

Photo: LWF/Albin Hillert
Photo: LWF/Albin Hillert

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#ENDviolence and The Lutheran World Federation partnership

Showcasing LWF’s global work towards ending violence against children 

90 minutes of interactive dialogue, children’s testimonies, and presentations of LWF child violence prevention country initiatives from a number of LWF country programs and member churches including Argentina, Cameroon, the Central African Republic, Colombia, El Salvador, Jordan, Myanmar, South Sudan, Sweden, Uganda and Uruguay. 

Opening remarks

  • Dr Howard Taylor, Executive Director of the Global Partnership to End Violence Against Children
  • Rev Dr Martin Junge, General Secretary The Lutheran World Federation

Stakeholder interventions

  • Dr Najat Maalla M'jid, Special Representative of the UN Secretary-General on Violence against Children
  • Archbishop Dr Antje Jackelén, Church of Sweden
  • Rev. Prof. Dr Ioan Sauca, #ENDViolence Board Member, World Council of Churches, Acting General Secretary

Agenda

  • Two videos on LWF World Service Country Operations and LWF Member Churches work to end violence against children;
  • Messages from children from LWF operations around the globe;
  • Statements by church leaders and LWF World Service Country Representatives;
  • Official launch of Pledges

Closing remarks

  • Rev Dr Martin Junge, General Secretary The Lutheran World Federation
  • Dr Howard Taylor, Executive Director of the Global Partnership to End Violence Against Children

 

Registration Link

Open to All
Begins
3:00 PM GMT+02:00
16 September 2021
Ends
4:30 PM GMT+02:00
16 September 2021

Themes

Child Protection

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