Briefing: Meserete Kristos Church Prison Ministry

  • Date: Tuesday, 18 February 2020
  • Location: Meserete Kristos Church Headquarters, Addis Ababa

Dr. Andrew DeCort briefed the leaders of MKC's Prison Ministry on the Neighbor-Love Movement. They signed our Covenant and invited us to work with them in fifty prisons across Ethiopia to promote rehabilitation and reconciliation.

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Briefing: Nabad TV

  • Date: Saturday, 15 February 2020
  • Location: Addis Ababa

Dr. Andrew DeCort briefed Filsan Abdi, founder of Nabad Media and soon-to-be-appointed Minister of Women, Children, and Youth, on the Neighbor-Love Movement. Minister Filsan signed our Covenant and promised to promote our work in the Somali Region media network.

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Briefing: Ethiopian Catholic Church Secretariat

  • Date: Tuesday, 11 February 2020
  • Location: Ethiopian Catholic Church Secretariat, Addis Ababa

Dr. Andrew DeCort briefed General Secretary Aba Teshome Fiker on the Neighbor-Love Movement. Aba Teshome signed our Covenant and promised the Church's full endorsement of our movement.

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Workshop: Balinjeraye for Young Professionals

  • Date: Monday, 10 February 2020
  • Location: Cathedral School, Addis Ababa

Dr. Andrew DeCort led a workshop introducing the Neighbor-Love Movement to a group of 25 young professionals in faith, media, business and other fields. All enthusiastically signed our Covenant.

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Dinner and Dialogue

  • Date: Saturday, 08 February 2020
  • Location: Private home, Addis Ababa

Dr. Andrew DeCort convened a private dialogue with senior human rights experts and activists on ethics, leadership, and the future of Ethiopian society.

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Conference: The Vision and Values of Neighbor-Love

  • Date: Friday, 31 January 2020
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Dr. Tekalign Nega led a conference with 33 church leaders on the vision and values of Neighbor-Love.

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Policy Brief: National Policy Dialogue Forum

  • Date: Friday, 31 January 2020
  • Location: Center for Human Rights, Addis Ababa University, Addis Ababa

Dr. Andrew DeCort presented his policy brief on the role of forgiveness in Ethiopia's political transition to a seminar of academic experts. This policy brief will be presented by the AAU Center of Human Rights to the Federal Government of Ethiopia.

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Briefing: Peace and Development Center

  • Date: Wednesday, 29 January 2020
  • Location: Peace and Development Center, Addis Ababa

Dr. Andrew DeCort briefed Executive Director Ayten Berhane on the Neighbor-Love Movement. He signed our Covenant and we discussed partnering on university programming to promote peace.

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Sermon: Why We Should Love Our Enemies

  • Date: Sunday, 26 January 2020
  • Location: Peace and Development Center, Addis Ababa

Dr. Andrew DeCort briefed Executive Director Ayten Berhane on the Neighbor-Love Movement. He signed our Covenant and we discussed partnering on university programming to promote peace.

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Course: Ethics and Neighbor-Love

  • Date: Monday, 20 January 2020
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Dr. Andrew DeCort taught a forty-hour intensive course on ethics and Neighbor-Love for fifty Ivorian religious leaders. Several of the leaders said "this could prevent civil war in Cote d'Ivoire!"

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Sermon: Why We Should Love Our Enemies

  • Date: Sunday, 19 January 2020
  • Location: Community Church, Abidjan, Cote d'Ivoire

Dr. Andrew Decort gave a sermon to 75 community members about why we should love our enemies across religious, ethnic, and political boundaries. The entire congregation enthusiastically signed the Neighbor-Love Covenant.

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Launch: Jigjiga University

  • Date: Sunday, 12 January 2020
  • Location: Jigjiga University, Jigjiga

We introduced the Neighbor-Love Movement to over 500 university students and 50 academic staff and faculty. The University President Dr. Abdi and all the students enthusiastically signed our Covenant. The University Representative said, "Today we all took vaccinations of love!" 96% of the students...

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