Communique – High level consultation on strengthening partnerships between faith actors and multilateral agencies to achieve better development outcomes
The Moral Imperative’s High level consultation on strengthening partnerships Between Faith Actors and Multilateral Agencies to Achieve Better Development Outcomes took place on Tuesday, 15 October 2019 in Washington D.C, USA. The event co-organized by Arigatou International, for The Moral Imperative, The International Partnership on Religion and Sustainable Development (PaRD), and Strength In Diversity Development Centre/Farmers Advocacy and Support Initiative, Nigeria (SDDC, Nigeria), formed part of the Civil Society Organizations sessions at the 2019 joint Annual Meetings of the World Bank Group and the International Monetary Fund (IMF).
The event, consisted of a high level panel presentation and an open question and answer session. Through the forum, the Moral Imperative sought to make a case for securing better outcomes for poverty alleviation, revitalizing partnerships and strategic synergies between faith actors and multilateral agencies, to achieve development. The event also formed a platform to draw debate on how to best faith actors’ contribution towards ending extreme poverty through collaboration between faith actors and multilateral agencies at country and regional levels; and with special referencing to inclusive development, scaling-up investments in human capital development, women and gender equality and child poverty.