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Posted 18th April 2013

The Italian Women of Faith Network is in the process of being formed. The Network has organised several activities including a recent conference on Women and Public Engagement: A Faith Perspective at the Pontifical University, Urbaniana on 18 April 2013. Speakers included Musdah Mulia, Research Professor of the Indonesian Institute of Sciences (LIPI), Chairperson of Indonesian Conference on Religion for Peace, Indonesia , Tova Hartman Professor of Gender Studies and Education, Bar Ilan University of Jane Adolphe,  Professor at the Ave Maria School of Law in Naples, Florida (USA) and Bharti Tailor member of the European Council of Religious Leaders.

Posted 5th April 2011

On 5 April some 70 participants, from 15 countries and 8 religions and denominations met in Rovereto (Northern Italy) for an inter-religious conference under the theme: “Paths of Understanding and Dialogue: The Contribution of Religions”. Religious leaders, academics and grass root activists focussed on how religions can play a positive part in forming Europe’s future.                                                                            

The conference was jointly organized by Opera Campana dei Caduti, European Council of Religious Leaders – Religions for Peace (ECRL) and Adyan Understanding Programme in collaboration with Local Board for Religions, Trento, Center for Ecumenism and Inter-religious Dialogue, Trento and International Foundation for Inter-religious and Intercultural Education (IFIIE).

The Co-Chairs Yolande Iliano and Ravinder Kaur Nijjar of Religions for Peace European Women of Faith Network outlined their work to date, how to mainstream women into national and international structures and contributed towards the workshops and discussions. Yolande Iliano the new President of RfP Europe gave a presentation on the work on the RfP Chapters and discussed ways of integrating all the different components of Religions for Peace in Europe.

 Alderberta Bernadini an advisor on the European Women’s Co-ordinating Committee was the key person in bringing 16 students and 5 facilitators from the Adyan Program to the Rovereto conference. Adyan Understanding program is an international and intercultural Program created and directed by Adyan foundation and supported by Anna Lindh Euro-Mediterranean foundation for dialogue between cultures joining together six organizations from education and civil society located in the Arab world (Lebanon, Egypt and Jordan) and Europe (Poland, Italy and France). The students completed the final part of their e-course with presentations at the conference and were then given award certificates.

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italy 18th April 2013
Italy: Conference on Women and Public Engagement - A Faith Perspective
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finland 8th March 2013
FInland: Training for teachers on Interfaith dialogue
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finland 15th February 2013
Finland: World Interfaith Harmony Week
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belgium 20th November 2012
Belgium: Sacred Water Campaign
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bosnia 8th May 2012
Bosnia: Launch of the Restoring Dignity Campaign
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belgium 8th May 2012
Belgium: Launch of the Restoring Dignity Campaign
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