International Conference on Religion and Development

Berlin 15-18 December 2014

As the the LWF Department of Public Witness prepares for this international conference, this flyer highlights the topics that will be discussed which include:

  • Map current theological discourses regarding religion and development
  • Understand the new religious actors in development practice and debate (e.g., Pentecostals and Independent Churches)
  • Clarify the interface between FBOs and political actors in development (current and new avenues of cooperation with UN, EU, governments and other civil society actors)
  • Explore ways of enhancing the role of religion in peace building, conflict resolution and social integration
  • Mobilize thinking on the role of religion in the post-2015 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) debate
  • Explore areas and ways of possible further project related collaboration between major actors in churches and development cooperation/research.

Department: Department for Theology and Public Witness

Program: Religion and Development

Date: December 2014

Publisher:  The Lutheran World Federation/Brot für die Welt/Act Alliance

Pages: 2

Language: English

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