Interfaith Dialog Workshop

group photoInterfaith dialogue was the focus of a five-day workshop held in N’Djamena January 19-23.  The event was organized by Salam Institute, a U.S. non-governmental organization, within the context of the USAID Peace through Development II project. Approximately 25 participants who are members of the clergy from Muslim, Catholic and Protestant communities in six regions of Chad attended the workshop. Two prominent religious leaders from Nigeria representing the Islamic and Christian faiths participated in the workshop activities. An effort to increase the reach of moderate voices is a key objective of the  USAID Peace through Development II project under which this training session was funded.