African Faith Leaders position paper beyond post 2015 development agenda

The role of African faith leaders in promoting human development on the continent came to the fore at the beginning of a two-day African Faith Leaders’ Summit on Sustainable Development Goals and the Post 2015 Development Agenda which was held in Kampala, Uganda, on 1-2 July 2014.

The summit was organized under the auspices of the African Interfaith Initiative on Post-2015 Development Agenda, a coalition of faith communities and their leaders across Africa with technical support from the United Nations Millennium Campaign (UNMC) and other development partners.

The summit which had as its theme "enhancing faith communities’ engagement on the post-2015 Development Agenda" was jointly convened by the African Council of Religious Leaders, Symposium of Episcopal Conferences of Africa and Madagascar; All Africa Council of Churches; Organization of African Instituted Churches; Hindu Council of Africa; Council of Anglican Provinces of Africa; Union of Muslim Councils of Central, Eastern and Southern Africa; the Spiritual Assembly of the Baha’i; the Association of the Evangelicals of Africa; Fellowship of Christian Councils and Churches in the Great Lakes and Horn of Africa; and Arigatou International, Nairobi. Continue reading (UN Millennium Campaign website).

Press release | Position Statement

For more information and interviews, please contact:
Rev. Nicta Lubaale – nic.lubaale@oaic.org
Atieno Ndomo, atieno.ndomo@undp.org