Conference | Religion and Development – Faith-based Organisations and International Cooperation, Geneva

couv_EN_finale-1The conference will present and build upon the latest edited volume of International Development Policy on Religion and Development.

Scholars will discuss the religion-development nexus with policymakers and practitioners, examining the tensions and synergy between secular and faith-based organisations.

Wednesday, 30 April 2014
18:00 – 19:30
Maison de la Paix, Graduate Institute, Geneva
Auditorium 2



Welcome and Introduction

  • Gilles Carbonnier (Editor-in-Chief, International Development Policy)

Panel Discussion

  • The Religion-Development Nexus
    Moncef Kartas (Guest-Editor, Religion and Development)
  • How ‘Secular’ Aid Organisations engage with Religious Realities
    Philip Fountain (Senior Research Fellow, National University of Singapore)
  • Religion, Politics and International Cooperation
    Jeff Haynes (Director of the Centre for the Study of Religion, Conflict and Cooperation, London Metropolitan University)

Reaction from

  • Anne-Marie Holenstein (Former Coordinator of the SDC project on Religion and Development)

Followed by Debate and Discussion with the Audience

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