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EgoTrip. 3. Forum Fokus Ethik

The third Forum of the Swiss “Forum Ethik” will be held on 30 and 31 Aug 2018 in Thun near Berne/Switzerland. The topic deals with the balance of selfinterest and interest of the other in business, economy, environment.. Programme attached. Forum is in German. See details

Forum Fokus Ethiks

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GAF is hiring! Programme Executive Investments (50-60%)

Geneva Agape Foundation is looking for a Programme Executive for values-driven investments, one of the three main programmes of GAF and also for projects in innovative philanthropy. The person works in Geneva/Switzerland in a small team in close cooperation directly with the Executive Director. 
Download the Job Description
Application deadline: 20 July
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“Religions in OBOR” research programme kicked off in Beijing, 31 May - 1 June 2018 

“Religions in OBOR” (RIO) is a new international research programme 2018-2022. The starting conference of RIO was held at and organized by the Academy of Religions at the well-known Minzu (Minorities) University in Beijing on 31 May and 1 June 2018. The project will cooperate with high-quality researchers and academic institutions in OBOR countries and around the globe. 

The RIO research programme is also a project of GAF

Read the media release here.

OBOR Beijing

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Be a Values-driven Entrepreneur in China - Pilgrimage and Training Trip to Europe, 20-31 May 2018

A group of SME entrepreneurs of Kingdom Business College KBC in China mixed with church leaders took part in the pilgrimage and training in Rome, Geneva, Taizé and Paris. The training trip was co-organized by KBC and GAF, whose goal is to strengthen the participants' personal faith as a Christian entrepreneur in China through discovering the roots of Christianity in Rome (Catholic), Geneva (Calvin), and Taizé (Christian/Ecumenical).

The encounters with Catholic clergies, protestant entrepreneurs/investors and the ecumenical community in Europe bring in lots of fresh perspectives to the participants. A ceremony of putting on aprons to symbolize Christian being servants took place in the worship service in WCC chapel, manifested the theme of the service 'Serve One Another Humbly in Love'.

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The worship service themed 'Serve One Another Humbly in Love', 25 May 2018, Ecumenical Chapel at WCC

KBC group 2018 

The group in front of the Basilica di Santa Maria Maggiore in Rome