Events

Upcoming Event Calendar

2022 AFJN Women Empowerment Project in (Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of the Congo) advocacy training workshops on the environment

 

Past Events

  • July 16-18, 2022 (Jos, Nigeria) “A Campaign Against Drug Abuse, Human Trafficking, and Early Marriage”
  • May 17-19, 2022 (Jos, Nigeria) “Tackling Drug Use, Ritual Killings, and Cultism in Nigeria: Fashioning a Better Future with Our Youths”
  • April 26-30, 2022 (Kampala, Uganda) “Education and Decent Work For All”
  • March 2022 (Kampala, Uganda) commissioned research on child education ahead of the April workshops
  • November 14-16, 2021 (Lusaka, Zambia) Advocacy training workshop for sisters
  • November 13, 2021 (Lusaka, Zambia)
    Major Superiors in Lusaka followup meetings
  • October 2021 (Online, Nigeria)
    Youth Video Campaign for Peace ahead of elections
  • September 2021 (remote mentorship)
    Planning for radio program for World Day against human trafficking, interfaith outreach and networking strategies
  • September 2021 (Online, Nigeria) “AFJN Nigeria Youth Video for Peace” and “Youth Week 2021” outreach
  • September 10 and 11, 2021 (Dar es Salaam, Tanzania)
    Worskhop for staff and students followed by advocacy with local leaders. The workshop was broadcast live and featured on the radio.
  • August 16-20, 2021 (Tanzania) “Witnessing to Our Faith in the Public Square” advocacy visits on issues of human trafficking. Additional events were held on Zoom with AFJN.
  • July 2021 (remote mentorship)
    Planning for radio program for World Day against human trafficking, interfaith outreach and networking strategies
  • July 2021 AFJN and the Africa Faith and Justice Network – Nigeria, Women’s Empowerment Advocacy in Nigeria
  • June 19, 2021 (Songea, Tanzania) “Tanzanian Youths: Working together to End human trafficking” Songea Tanzania, Zoom and in-person workshop featured on the radio
  • June 16, 2021 United Nations Civil Society Organization Side-Event “Unraveling child Labor in the Mining Industry in the Congo Basin” featuring Jacques Bahati
  • May 25, 2021 Video Premiere Marking the 1-Year Anniversary of the Coalition for Africa’s Liberation and Restoration’s Declaration ‘Africa Remember Who You Are’
  • May 22-28, 2021 African Church Together Against Corruption (ACT Project) and Women’s Empowerment Project Advocacy in Ghana
  • May 21, 2021 AFJN-Nigeria Youth Leadership Training Workshop on Human Trafficking and Child Labor in Jos Province of Nigeria
  • May 7, 2021 ACT Cameroon Virtual Event Highlighting Actions Since the Anti-Corruption Workshop (ACT Project)
  • April 23-24, 2021 AFJN-Nigeria Event on Gender-Based Violence and Human Trafficking Awareness and Child Labor
  • April 18-21, 2021, Ecumenical Advocacy Days (EAD) “Imagine! God’s Earth and People Restored”
    • April 20, 2021 EAD “Agroecology: Restoring the Earth, Strengthening Economic Justice, and Ensuring Food Security”
    • April 19, 2021 EAD “Democratic Governance in Africa will Improve the Health of Our Planet”
    • April 19, 2021 EAD “Celebration of the Holy Sacrifice of the Mass”
    • April 19, 2021 EAD “A Global Just Recovery: Policies for an Equitable and Sustainable Future”
  • April 19, 2021 AFJN Uganda Raising Awareness on Human Trafficking and Child Labor
  • April 16, 2021 AFJN Nigeria Awareness on Human Trafficking, Child Labor, and Gender-Based Violence
  • April 15, 2021 Democratic Republic of the Congo (DR Congo), Community Education on Human Trafficking
  • April 12, 2021 “Stop the Bleeding! Curbing Illicit Financial Flows from Africa” Event
  • April 12, 2021 Uganda and the DR Congo, Youth Awareness Workshop
  • March 26, 2021 Nigeria Enlightenment Program for Schools and Communities on Human Trafficking, Child Labor and Gender Based Violence
  • March 8, 2021 “Panel Discussion on the Causes, Consequences and Cures of Nigeria’s Kidnapping Pandemic and other Security Challenges”
  • February 18, 2021, AFJN Uganda Advocacy and Awareness Raising for Newly Elected County Leaders on Human Trafficking
  • February 18, 2021 AFJN Tanzania Youth for Change a One Day Workshop on Human Trafficking, Gender-Based Violence, Land Issues, Mental Health, Gender Equality, and Child Labor
  • February 8, 2021 “International Day of Prayer and Awareness with the AFJN’s Women’s Empowerment Project”
  • January 8, 2021 AFJN Uganda, Face-to-Face Awareness Rising About Human Trafficking with Youth and Victim Survivors
  • November 17, 2020 AFJN Uganda Meetings with Male Survivors of Human Trafficking and Their Families
  • October 18, 2020 AFJN-Nigeria One-Day Workshop for the Human Rights Office on Sexual Violence in the State
  • October 14, 2020 AFJN Office Blessing
  • October 2020 USAID Summit on Strategic Religious Engagement
  • October 8-9, 2020 AFJN-Nigeria Empowerment Workshop for Sisters for Capacity Building and Advocacy
  • September 30, 2020 AFJN Uganda Gatherings Educating Parents and Community About the Impact of Human Trafficking on Female Victim-Survivors and the Community at large.
  • September 21-30, 2020 AFJN-Nigeria Advocacy Events on Raising Awareness of Human Trafficking and Sexual Violence
  • September 1-2, 2020 AFJN Uganda Two-Day Workshop for Youth with Sisters on Human Trafficking and other Forms of Violence Against Women and Children
  • CALAR Declaration Kickoff and Prayer Vigil
  • AGRA Failed Promises Co-Sponsored Event
  • Organizational Member Briefing

Videos: AFJN YouTube Channel

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  • Webinar – Africa Liberation Week: The Impact of COVID-19 on African Countries 24 May, 2022 - You are invited to "Africa Liberation Week: The Impact of COVID-19 on African Countries" on May 26, 2022 at 12 pm EDT (US and Canada). This event will feature AFJN's Executive Director, Dr. Steven Nabieu Rogers and is hosted by Africans Rising for Justice, Peace & Dignity. Other speakers include: Professor Ruth Oniang’o, Rural Outreach Africa, Dr. Nicaise Ndembi, Senior Science Advisor to the Africa CDC Director and Research (invited), and Seraphine Manirambona, Africa Union Mission in Washington, DC (invited).
  • Global COVID Response: Lessons Learned and Next Steps 24 Jan, 2022 - The Africa Faith and Justice Network invites you to "Global COVID Response: Lessons Learned and Next Steps" a free, cosponsored online event on Thursday, January 27, 2022 from 11:00 am - 12:30 pm (EST US and Canada). This event will showcase the U.S. grassroots and faith-based organizing around the Global COVID Response Campaign for International Monetary Fund's (IMF) Special Drawing Rights (SDRs), a financial resource that may particularly help lower-income countrie
  • Fierce Urgency: Advancing Civil & Human Rights 7 Jan, 2022 - Ecumenical Advocacy Days 2022 Fierce Urgency: Advancing Civil & Human Rights
  • Event: Continuing Plunder! Brutal Extraction of Africa’s Resources 20 Oct, 2021 - The largescale transfer of wealth out of Africa drives much of today’s global affairs, and also explains much of yesterday’s. For four centuries outsiders have been plundering and carting away Africa’s natural resource wealth on an astonishing scale. The webinar will shine a light on key facets of the continuing pillaging of Africa in our time, the 21st century and will highlight how brutal this extraction remains with instigated wars, dangerous poisons, significant human and animal displacement and unsightly filth inflicting destruction on the people as well as on the fauna, flora and water sources of the once-lush environment.
  • Video Premiere: World Bank’s Doing Business Report is Busted 20 Sep, 2021 - On September 16, 2021 the World Bank announced the end of their publication the Doing Business Report (DBR) after a review that was sparked by  data irregularities that were found. The Africa Faith and Justice Network's policy analyst Jacques Bahati's will discuss the significance of this news on YouTube September 20, 2021 at 2:00 pm ET (US and Canada).
  • Join AFJN’s Ntama Bahati July 20th for the Interfaith Vigil for Global COVID-19 Vaccine Access on the National Mall 19 Jul, 2021 - The Africa Faith and Justice Network (AFJN) is cosponsoring the "Interfaith Vigil for Global COVID-19 Vaccine Access" on Tuesday, July 20 from 12:30 - 2:00 pm (EDT US and Canada) on the National Mall in Washington, DC. AFJN's Policy Analyst, Ntama Bahati, will be offering a prayer. All are welcome to participate in person or online.
  • Event: Unraveling Child Labor in the Mining Industry in the Congo Basin 16 Jun, 2021 - The Africa Faith and Justice Network invites you to join our Policy Analyst, Ntama Bahati Jacques, for a United Nations Civil Society Organization Side Event "Unraveling Child Labor in the Mining Industry in the Congo Basin" on Saturday, June 18, 2021 at 9:00 am (EDT US and Canada and 14:00 pm Kinshasa). To register click here.
  • AFJN Celebrates the 1-Year Anniversary of CALAR’s Declaration with a YouTube Video 25 May, 2021 - On May 25, 2021, at 2:00 am ET (US and Canada; 9:00 am Kenya) the Africa Faith and Justice Network premiered a video sponsored by the Coalition for Africa’s Liberation and Restoration in honor of the 1-Year Anniversary of CALAR’s “A Declaration: Africa Remember Who You Are.” CALAR also issued a statement (below). CALAR’s Call […]
  • Ecumenical Advocacy Days Conference 04/10-04/21- Imagine! God’s Earth and People Restored 15 Apr, 2021 - The Ecumenical Advocacy Days are back virtually in 2021 advocating for Climate Justice! This years is Imagine! God’s Earth and People Restored. EAD 2021 is an opportunity to support this global movement centered on and led by the people and communities most vulnerable to climate impacts due to historic racial and colonial inequities. Together, we will passionately advocate and reimagine a world that lives out the values of justice, equity and the beloved community.
  • Invitation, Monday, April 12, 2021: Stop the Bleeding! Curbing Illicit Financial Flows from Africa 7 Apr, 2021 - Cross border transfers of illegally acquired money through all forms of corruption, embezzlement, tax avoidance and tax evasion has and continues to seriously undermine Africa’s social, economic and political progress. “The estimated $88.6 billion that Africa loses annually is not just a number. It should be looked at through the lenses of missed development opportunities, […]

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