The 1st Assembly on Women, Faith and Diplomacy, Keeping Faith and Transforming Tomorrow, took place this week in Lindau, Germany.

This global event which took place solely online, highlighted a progressive and unique approach to faith by focusing on women’s role within religion. Participants united in their desire to envisage “a future where faith and feminism go hand in hand.” as H.E. Mr IB Peterson, the Assistant Secretary General of the United Nations Population Fund stated.

The event saw esteemed international faith leaders, actors and believers come together to meet and learn from one another. The assembly showcased new ways to promote interfaith dialogue in difficult times and on several fronts: peacebuilding and terrorism, environment, leadership, hate speech, migrants and gender violence.