Events

  • Africa’s Intensifying Emergencies: To What Fresh Assistance will the US Commit? 23 Nov, 2022 - Join Africa Faith and Justice Network, the Advocacy Network for Africa, Africans Rising, and American Friends Service Committee for a webinar on Friday, December 9th. Ahead of the US-Africa Leaders Summit, a sterling collection of deeply-experienced Africa experts will unpack the issues of Climate Injustice, Looming Famine, the COVID-19 Pandemic, and Raging Wars. Individually and collectively, these emergencies are snuffing out African lives and inflicting serious pain and suffering.
  • Reforming the UN Security Council: Why it must be on the US-Africa Leaders Summit Agenda  16 Nov, 2022 - The Africa Faith and Justice Network invites you to a discussion, “Reforming the UN Security Council: Why it must be on the US-Africa Leaders Summit Agenda '' Naledi Pandor, Minister for International Relations and Cooperation of South Africa said that “It is unacceptable that 77 years after its establishment 5 nations wield disproportionate decision making power in the United Nations system as a whole.” 
  • Hustler vs Dynasty: The Elections in Kenya and Nigeria and their Implications for Africa 6 Sep, 2022 - The Africa Faith and Justice Network invites you to a discussion, “Hustler vs Dynasty: The Elections in Kenya and Nigeria and their implications for Africa '' on Tuesday, September 13, 2022 from 11:00 am-12:30 pm ET (US and Canada). The recent election in Kenya stunned Africa when Vice-President William Ruto won against his own sitting President and the country’s largest opposition party. Looking ahead to February 2023, Nigeria’s elections have garnered international attention with a third party candidate Peter Obi garnering support from the youth and the African diaspora against the two major parties. What do these elections mean for the future of Africa? Join AFJN as we invite prominent African experts from the continent to discuss these trends and their implications for the future of the continent.
  • End it Now: Rwanda-Democratic Republic of the Congo Crisis 22 Aug, 2022 - The Africa Faith and Justice Network (AFJN) is hosting an online event on the ongoing Rwanda-Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) Crisis. The event "End it : Rwanda-DR Congo Crisis" on August 25, 2022 from 10:00 am - 12:00 pm ET will feature voices from the DRC who will provide updates and analysis. The panelists will also examine the role of the international community in the more than two decades long crisis. The event will also feature Q&A from the audience where audience members may speak and submit their comments on Zoom. This online event is free and open to the public.
  • EVENT: August 18th Join AFJN for a Virtual Call to Action on World Humanitarian Day 17 Aug, 2022 - The Africa Faith and Justice Network (AFJN) and a coalition of organizations are calling on President Biden to be a humanitarian. On August 18, 2022, the eve of World Humanitarian Day, at 8pm (ET US and Canada) organizations are holding a virtual call to action on Zoom where people across the country will be taking immediate action by messaging the President and Members of Congress. The event "Call on President Biden to be a Humanitarian on World Humanitarian Day" is cosponsored by AFJN, CODEPINK, Action Corps, Demand Progress, PeaceAction, American Friends Service Committee, and Partnerships for Trauma Recovery.
  • 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).

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

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