- October 21, 2016
- Posted by: Faith Associates
- Category: News
From 17th – 18th October, 2016 Faith Associates CEO, Shaukat Warraich was invited to attend the ‘Traditional and Religious Leaders Conference’ in Abuja, Nigeria.
The conference was held in partnership between the UNDP, IIPC (International Interfaith Peace Corps) and the Sultan Foundation for Peace.
The conference was attended by the Emir of Sokoto, AlHaji Muhammadu Sa’ad Abubakar and a diverse range of Imams, Scholars and Aalimahs from across West Africa to look at how best to engage traditional and religious leaders in local communities to promote cohesion and build resilience.
Faith Associates had the opportunity to share with the Islamic leadership of Nigeria its work in Mosque and Madrassah management as a way of outlining best practice to build capacity in religious institutions.