Briefing: Addis Ababa Mass Media

  • Date: Friday, 06 December 2019
  • Location: Addis Ababa Mass Media, Addis Ababa

Dr. Andrew DeCort briefed CEO Enatalem Melesse on the Neighbor-Love Movement. She signed our Covenant and offered to be one of our media partners.

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Briefing: U.S. Embassy

  • Date: Wednesday, 20 November 2019
  • Location: US Embassy, Addis Ababa

We introduced the Neighbor-Love Movement to the US Embassy's Public Affairs team, who enthusiastically signed our Covenant.

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Briefing: Ethiopian Peace and Reconciliation Commission

  • Date: Wednesday, 13 November 2019
  • Location: Ethiopian Peace and Reconciliation Commision, Addis Ababa

Dr. Andrew DeCort briefed the executive leaders of the Reconciliation Commission on the Neighbor-Love Movement. The commission invited us to give a two-day training for its forty-two commissioners.

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Launch: Balinjeraye: The Neighbor-Love Movement

  • Date: Tuesday, 12 November 2019
  • Location: blueMoon Ethiopia, Addis Ababa

Dr. Andrew DeCort launched the Neighbor-Love Movement before a full house. Dr. Eleni Gabre-Madhin, founder of blueMoon and the Ethiopian Commodity Exchange, said, "This was by far the most moving event we have ever had" and became our first public Neighbor-Love Ambassador.

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Policy Forum: On Forgiveness: Our Shared Tradition to a New Future

  • Date: Monday, 04 November 2019
  • Location: Center for Human Rights, Addis Ababa Univerity, Addis Ababa

Dr. Andrew DeCort gave an invited lecture to a private policy forum with senior government officials, civil society leaders, and the media on the role of forgiveness in Ethiopia's political transition.

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Briefing: Ethiopian Human Rights Commission

  • Date: Monday, 28 October 2019
  • Location: Ethiopian Human Rights Commission, Addis Ababa

Dr. Andrew DeCort briefed Chief Commissioner Dr. Daniel Bekele on the Neighbor-Love Movement. Dr. Daniel agreed to do an interview on the meaning of justice for human rights and flourishing in Ethiopian society.

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Briefing: Ethiopian Institute of Peace and Security Studies

  • Date: Monday, 14 October 2019
  • Location: Ethiopian Institute of Peace and Security Studies, Addis Ababa University, Addis Ababa

Dr. Andrew DeCort briefed Dr. Yonas Adeto, Director of the Ethiopian Institute of Peace and Security, on the Neighbor-Love Movement. We began discussions for hosting a public lecture on the ethics of Neighbor-Love at the Institute.

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Briefing: European Union Ambassador to Ethiopia

  • Date: Thursday, 10 October 2019
  • Location: Hilton Hotel, Addis Ababa

Dr. Andrew DeCort briefed EU Ambassador Johan Borgstam on the Neighbor-Love Movement. We discussed partnering with the EU to promote peace and flourishing in Ethiopia.

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Workshop: How Neighbor-Love Empowers Women in the Workplace

  • Date: Thursday, 03 October 2019
  • Location: Association for Women in Business (AWiB), Addis Ababa

Dr. Andrew DeCort gave a talk for 50 women business leaders on how Neighbor-Love promotes gender equality and women's empowerment in the workplace.

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Workshop: Cultivating Hope

  • Date: Thursday, 27 June 2019
  • Location: National Archives, Addis Ababa

Dr. Tekalign Nega co-led a workshop with psychotherapist Nardos Desta on how to cultivate hope during social crisis with 60 community members.

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Lecture: State, Church, and Neighbor-Love

  • Date: Saturday, 25 May 2019
  • Location: University of Bonn University of Bonn

Dr. Andrew DeCort gave a lecture on the public significance of religion in Ethiopia and the potential of neighbor-love for human flourishing in response to social crisis.

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White Coat Ceremony: Becoming Doctors Who Love Patients as Neighbors

  • Date: Saturday, 18 May 2019
  • Location: Korean Hospital, Addis Ababa

Dr. Andrew DeCort gave the plenary address on caring for patients as precious neighbors for 30 new doctors.

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