Seminar » 10 November 2016 in Dublin, Ireland

"Green Values, Religion and Secularism" Debate in Dublin

Green European Foundation, with the the support of Green Foundation Ireland, and in partnership with the Irish School of Ecumenics, hosted a seminar on the 10th of November in Dublin.

This seminar is part of our project “Green Values, Religion and Secularism”, which promotes and serves as a space for the debate within the Greens towards a more coherent stance on the changing role of religion in European society. The project is based on the book with the same name, published by the Green European Foundation together with six national Green foundations in 2015.

The seminar in Dublin was entitled "Religion, Secularism and the ethical basic for social and environmental justice". It featured a debate with relevant speakers, which was followed by a Q&A session. The list of speakers included:

  • Erica Meijers, Co-editor of the book “Green Values, Religion and Secularism” and Editor-in-chief of the Journal De Helling, published by the Dutch Green Foundation Bureau De Helling;
  • Sorley McCaughey, Director of Advocacy and Policy at Christian Aid;
  • Francis Duffy, Green Party Councillor, Lecturer and Architect;
  • Catriona Russell, Lecturer in Environmental Ethics at TCD, formerly Director M.Phil in Ecology and Ethics at All Hallows College, Dublin

Location: Irish School of Ecumenics, TCD,  Dublin 2, Ireland

Time: 17h30 - 19h30 on the 10th of November 2016

Registration: Admission to this Seminar is FREE,but advance registration is required at

This event is made possible with the financial support of the European Parliament to Green European Foundation. 

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