The African Council of Religious Leaders – Religions for Peace with support from Religions for Peace held its Africa Regional Consultation and Validation Meeting ahead of the RfP World Assembly in Lindau Germany. The consultations were held in Kampala from 6th to 8th May 2019 where over 70 delegates comprising the Governing Council, staff and volunteers attended.

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The Meeting affirmed the Faith Leaders commitment to the quest for a peaceful and just society in Africa and came up with a unified Africa Position on the Conference RfP World Assembly Conference Themes which are listed below:

Theme:Caring for Our Common Future – Advancing shared wellbeing

Sub – Themes:

  1. Caring for Our Common Future by Advancing Positive Peace
  2. Caring for Our Common Future through Preventing and Transforming Conflicts – including War and Terrorism;
  3. Caring for Our Common Future through Promoting Just and Harmonious Societies;
  4. Caring for Our Common Future through Working for Sustainable and Integral Human Development; and
  5. Caring for Our Common Future through Protecting the Earth

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Principle Purposes

The African Council of Religious Leaders – Religions for Peace has the following principal purposes.  

Vision, Mission, Values

Mobilizing religious leaders and their communities to build peaceful, just, hopeful and harmonious societies in Africa


ACRL-RfP as an idea started in the late 1990’s following the appointment of a Special Envoy for Africa by the Secretary General of the then World Conference of Religions for Peace.

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Africa as a continent has suffered for long due to lagging behind in development. I am proud to be part of Africans who are trying to make a difference on the continent and am very grateful to ACRL-RFP for providing me with an opportunity to positively serve and impact my country Kenya, Africa and the world.

Jacinta Okumu Finance Director

ACRL-RFP has been instrumental in supporting social justice movements and grassroots human rights defenders in Kenya. I work with Sauti ya Wanjku Movement and ACRL-RPF has provide us with free space to hold meetings as well as institutional cover for some of our projects.

Edwin Mutemi Kiama Movement Builder & Trainer

Africans must rise up and build their societies to ensure human development, equity, justice, peace and prosperity for all. Religions provide the perfect platform to interrogate this paradigm soberly by ensuring social justice for all. That is the work ACRL-RFP aspires to accomplish across Africa.

Dr Francis Kuria Kagema Secretary General ACRL-RFP
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