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The 21st Century Wilberforce Initiative hosts and participates in a range of conferences, panels and events designed to enhance knowledge, build understanding, and provide valuable resources about religious freedom issues. In addition, we feature select events around the globe focused on religious freedom.  If you would like your event listed below, please send an e-mail to info@21wilberforce.org with the details.

 


INTERNATIONAL RELIGIOUS FREEDOM CASE STUDY

MARCH 21, 2017, WASHINGTON, D.C.

The situation on the ground in middle and northern Nigeria continues to deteriorate, with violence and famine threatening the stability of western Africa.  In an event co-sponsored by the Religious Freedom Center of the Newseum Institute and 21st Century Wilberforce Initiative, learn the latest about why the West should care about this crisis.

 

Please join us March 21 from 10-11:30 at the Newseum's Knight Conference Center in Washington, D.C. to join a distinguished panel that will discuss what is happening in the north and Middle Belt of Nigeria and what has fueled the crisis. Included in the panel will be 21CWI Distinguished Senior Fellow and retired U.S. Rep. Frank R. Wolf, as well as 21CWI EVP Dr. Elijah Brown.

 

The event can also be watched live at www.abcnews.com.

 

For more information, please follow this link: http://www.religiousfreedomcenter.org/event/event2017-03-21a-p/?instance_id=89

 


 

SPECIAL ADVANCED SCREENING: FAITHKEEPERS

MARCH 22, 2017, WASHINGTON, D.C.

"Faithkeepers" is a landmark documentary film about the violent persecution of christians and other religious minorities in the Middle East.  this special advanced screening will take place at the u.s. house of representatives rayburn office building, room 2226, washington, d.c. on march 22 from 2:30 - 4 p.m.  for more information, or to find or organize a screening near you, go to www.faithkeepersmovie.com. 

The 21st Century Wilberforce Initiative is empowering a global movement to advance religious freedom as a universal right through advocacy, capacity building and technology.