09 Jun '11, 1pm

Pan African Interfaith Meeting Calls for #Climate Justice and #Sustainable #Peace in #Africa

Faith Groups Call for Climate Justice in Africa Nairobi, 9 June 2011 - More than 130 faith leaders, including traditional leaders, mainly from Africa but also from Northern Europe and Asia gathered in Nairobi this week to reflect on the position of faith groups towards the environment and humanity, with a particular emphasis on climate change and its effects on Africa. The event that represented Muslims, Christians, Hindus, African traditional leaders, Bahá'í and Buddhist communities from 30 countries across Africa, was co-organized by the Southern African Faith Communities Environment Institute (SAFCEI), the All Africa Churches Conference (AACC) and the Programme for Christian-Muslim Relations in Africa (PROCMURA) and the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) lent its logistical support. The objective of the meeting was to prepare African religious leaders for the u...

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