Waking the Giant: Churches Together for the SDGs

Workshop on ’Waking the Giant’ held in Colombia, a Lutheran World Federation initiative to support churches and faith-based organisations in working towards achievement of the United Nations 2030 Agenda, the SDGs. Photo: Albin Hillert/LWF

UN Commission on the Status of Women – Parallel event

How do communities of faith promote dignity, justice, and social protection?

Join us for conversation with churches from Colombia, Liberia, Tanzania and the United States as we raise awareness and partner together for positive change.

“Waking the Giant” is a global ecumenical initiative designed to build the capacity of churches to contribute effectively to the 2030 UN Agenda for Sustainable Development.

Preliminary program:

  • What is Waking the Giant? Introduction to the global initiative
  • Agenda 2030 as an opportunity for convening Churches to jointly promote dignity, justice and service – the examples of Colombia and Liberia
  • Churches working together to achieve SDG5 – the example of Tanzania
  • Churches and Agenda 2030 in the Global North – the example of the United States
  • Questions and answers