Royal Patron HRH The Countess of Wessex GCVO
Leadership Training in the Middle East
The Arab Spring promised so much for the people of the Middle East. Tragically, it has delivered chaos and fear rather than freedom and hope. Diverse communities that lived peacefully together for centuries are now polarised by politics and faith.
To achieve this, we are building a Middle East-wide network of young Christian Leaders who can be catalysts for peace, building bridges of mutual respect and understanding in their diverse communities. Our Leadership Training Programme in the Middle East will teach young Christians to help and guide their communities on the path to peace and reconciliation.In this way we can contribute to the healing and strengthening of the fabric of society in the Middle East; this will benefit everyone, whatever their faith!We want to demonstrate to the Christians of the Middle East that there is another choice: to stay and thrive as full members of the wider community.For Christians, the choice can seem to be very simple: to stay and suffer, or leave.
The Programme equips young Leaders to be catalysts for peace in their community: