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Continuing formation on Health and Healing in Africa

The Continuing Formation on Health and Healing in Africa will give a space for young people to come together and discuss the role of the churches in addressing those issues and enabling young people to become actors of healing in their communities within the framework of the pilgrimage of justice and peace.

Event details

When

10 December 2017 to
16 December 2017

Where

Kinshasa, D.R. Congo

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The majority of youth in DRC continue to face unemployment, underemployment, lack of adequate skills and access to education, unmet needs for health related information and services, including sexual and reproductive health as well as those related to diagnosis, treatment, and care of those living with HIV. This situation is even more accentuated among the youth in rural areas, youth living in conflict or post conflict contexts, and for young women. As a result, the greater proportion of youth in Africa do not have the opportunity to fully develop their potential and contribute effectively to the realization of an integrated, prosperous and peaceful Africa, driven by its own citizens and representing a dynamic force in the global arena.

The Continuing Formation on Health and Healing in Africa will give a space for young people to come together and discuss the role of the churches in addressing those issues and enabling young people to become actors of healing in their communities within the framework of the pilgrimage of justice and peace.

The event is open to 18-30 years old young adults through an application process.

For more information and application guidelines and forms, please contact: ECF@wcc-coe.org.

Deadline for applications: 10 September 2017