The ceremony of inauguration of the fifth edition of the Joint Diploma in Integral Ecology (JDEI) will take place on Thursday, October 29, 2021, at 15:30, in the Aula Magna of the Pontifical Gregorian University. Registration is required for participation; the ceremony will also be streamed live on the Gregorian's Youtube channel. Enrolments for the Joint Diploma will continue until 10 November.
The inauguration ceremony will be introduced by Fr Nuno da Silva Gonçalves SJ, Rector of the Pontifical Gregorian University; Fr Phillip Renczes SJ, Dean of the Faculty of Theology; Cardinal Peter Turkson, Prefect of the Dicastery for the Service of Integral Human Development; and Fr Luis Navarro, Rector of the Pontifical University of the Holy Cross and President of the Conference of Rectors of the Roman Pontifical Universities (CRUIPRO).
The opening address will be given by Professors Francesco Celestino (Pontifical Theological Faculty of St Bonaventure - Seraphicum) and Prem Xalxo SJ (Pontifical Gregorian University - JDEI Coordinator), while Dr Cecilia Dall'Oglio (Workshop Coordinator - Laudato si' Movement) will present the workshops planned for the current academic year.
The meeting will conclude with testimonies from a number of students and the Joint Diploma in Integral Ecology Award Ceremony.