Webinar: Engaging with faith actors: building on lessons of COVID-19

14:00 - 15:30
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This webinar, co-hosted by ACT Alliance EU, Caritas Europa, EU-CORD and Islamic Relief Worldwide, will offer an opportunity to reflect on how to engage with religious leaders and faith communities in different contexts responding to the immediate and longer-term impacts of outbreaks, such as Ebola and COVID-19, both in policy and in practice. 


  • Keynote address: Mercy Niwe, Global Faith Engagement at the World Bank Group
  • Constructive engagement in challenging circumstances:
    Perspectives from India – Shahin Ashraf MBE, Islamic Relief Worldwide
    Perspectives from South Asia – Edla Puoskari, The Network for Religious and Traditional Peacemakers 
  • EU field interactions with religious leaders and faith communities: 
    EU Delegation to Nigeria. Additional EUD to be confirmed.   
  • Rapporteur reflections: Nicoletta Merlo , DG DEVCO

The webinar is accompanied by a toolkit addressed to EU policy makers offering civil society practical considerations for engaging with faith actors in the COVID-19 response.

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