Ecclesiastical Affairs Affairs holds consultation to guide policy development

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Minister of Ecclesiastical Affairs, Family and Gender Affairs

The Ministry of Ecclesiastical Affairs, Family and Gender Affairs has planned a consultation with key stakeholders to identify issues that affect families and communities.

The consultation takes place on Wednesday with over 80 stakeholders called to make recommendations to help guide policy.

Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Ecclesiastical Affairs, Family and Gender Affairs Helen Royer says the theme for the consultation is ‘Resilient communities, Strong families.’

She says a National Ecclesiastical and Family Affairs committee will be formed to lead efforts to formulate faith based policy and contribute to the ministry’s agenda

Social issues impacting on the family, moral and values how they shape the youth, legal issues and the role of the church will also be discussed.