Cote d'Ivoire

In early 2013, we built the capacity of religious leaders to engage citizens in community recovery efforts following the violent political crisis. Our training-of-trainers program was tailored to teach conflict transformation and reconciliation strategies to Christian clergy.

Addressing Post-Electoral Violence: Engaging Religious Leaders (2013)

In January 2013, the Karuna Center partnered with the US-based development firm AECOM to work with members of Côte d’Ivoire’s Evangelical and Catholic churches to capitalize on their breadth of reach (the Evangelical churches of Côte d’Ivoire alone boast over a million members with 450 churches country wide) and make optimal use of their power as change agents.

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