Lilian Maria Kurz works as lead project coordinator for the World Evangelical Alliance Sustainability Center and the WEA Liaison Office to the United Nations in Bonn. She also serves as a consultant on the intersection of faith and development with a small Bonn-based consultancy called PIRON Global Development. Her focus is on building the capacity of faith-based development NGOs worldwide and equipping teams to follow their calling and strengthen their impact. Prior to her work at the WEA and PIRON, Lilian worked for the German Commission for UNESCO on the topics of culture and development and intercultural dialogue. Lilian is a strong supporter of strengthening ecumenical relations and she volunteers with the “School for Peace” of the Catholic lay organization Sant’Egidio.