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RELIGION, GOVERNANCE AND AFRICA IN THE WORLD PROGRAMME  IN PERSPECTIVE


Religion, Governance and Africa in the World Programme seeks to provide theological reflection, training, research and capacity for effective participation of church and surrounding communities in good governance in KwaZulu-Natal through the KwaZulu-Natal Christian Council (KZNCC) Consortium.

 Aims

• Facilitate research, lectures and seminars on religion and governance
• Facilitate theological reflection focusing on issues around women, faith and governance
• Encourage dialogue on peace-building, religious tolerance and reconciliation
• Encourage discussions through media on the political development of Africa
• Organize seminars and symposia around African Heroes of Transformational Leadership

 Objectives

• To promote participation of religious denominations through their leaders and structures in building democracy and good governance

• To encourage and support democracy and participatory forms of leadership within and outside the church
• To facilitate a process of socio-ecclesial and political analysis
• To facilitate dialogue between government structures, religious denominations and other faith based organizations
• To develop theological knowledge on issues of democracy and governance through research
• To disseminate theological knowledge through seminars, symposiums and annual lectures
• To provide follow-up workshops to communities on matters of good governance. 






 


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