Unseen wounds most difficult to heal

​Jan 2017

Gunilla Hamne explained the profound effect trauma can have in a person’s life.  ‘Unseen wounds are the most difficult to heal.’

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Climate Change a faiths, secular issue

September 2019

Although spirituality is difficult to define, it is needed to protect our struggle for social justice from disillusionment and divided world, and to liberate a creation suffering under the burden of climate change and global warming.

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Symposium 2016

A hopeless population is a dangerous one

Jan 2017

​"... healing and reconciling wounded memories is a vital dimension that is often missing from peacebuilding initiatives and progammes."

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​When a child has killed...

Jan 2017

"I am a child of war.  All I knew was war. We are haunted by our bitter memories of war..."

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Empowered World View in the context of land restoration

27th - 30th June 2022  |  Cheptebo Conference Center, Elgeyo Marakwet 

Healing and Reconciling Wounded Memories:
Key Elements in Achieving Holistic Peace

6th - 8th December 2016  |  Nairobi, Kenya

April 2023

Strengthening the faith-based 
​land restoration working group
One Day Meeting and Learning Visit

25th April 2023  |  CIFOR/ICRAF, Gigiri, Nairobi  

Regreening Africa gets a major boost

June 2018

Rev Dr Samuel Kobia pioneers links between faith and environment and sets the scene for Faith in Regreening Africa

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At OIKOdiplomatique we offer hands-on consultancy services through climate, environment and peace envoys and the identified cadres of practitioners who possess the necessary skills and knowledge to undertake missions to places and situations that need peacebuilding, peacemaking and conflict resolution.

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Villains or Victims?

Jan 2017

Adults affected by conflict and violence will not be able to... function well in society.  Without psycho-social help and healing...

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May 2023

Caring for the Earth - Transforming Lives: Linking Faith and Natural Regeneration

12th May 2023  |  Visser't Hooft Hall, Ecumenical Center, Geneva 

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Empowered World View Training 
in Elgeyo Marakwet

June 2022 

In June 2022 OikoDiplomatique teamed up with World Vision's Empowered World View (EWV) program to train faith and community leaders as well as environmental specialists working around land restoration.

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Faith-based land restoration in Kenya

April 2022

What is the role of faith in land restoration? Can religious leaders foster regreening? Can faith communities catalyse the spread of farmer-managed natural regeneration?

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Keynote: ​Strengthening the faith-based working group

April 2023 

Keynote speaker Rev Dr Sam Kobia shared his advice and encouragement to the participants in plenary “... we have a burden of history because we know the reasons for climate change and we know that if we don’t do certain things, the earth and environment will degrade. ”. 

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Faith-based land restoration in Kenya: forging partnerships, developing a strategy

6th - 8th April 2022  |  Nairobi, Kenya

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Report: Strengthening the faith-based working group

April 2023 

Faith groups have an important role to play in restoring landscapes, however there is currently a gap in both in the land restoration agenda and in the vision of faith organisations. 

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