UN Strategic Learning Exchange


June 5th-6th, 2017


Day 1: UN premises

Day 2: Jewish Theological Seminary


Brief Description:

To develop the capacities of United Nations and partner faith-based entities to appreciate and enhance their programming, policy-making, as well as the impact of delivery, through a realistic appraisal of religious dynamics in development and humanitarian work. Specific workshops on themes including Poverty, Humanitarian Relief, Peace and Security, and Gender Equality.

Convened by: 

Azza Karam/UNFPA, on behalf of the UN Interagency Task Force on Religion and Development, with the ACT Alliance, George Mason University, Schar School of Government and Policy, Islamic Relief USA – (IR-USA); Jewish Theological Seminary – Milstein Center (JTS); King Abdulla Center for Interreligious and Intercultural Dialogue (KAICIID); Network of Traditional and Religious Peacemakers; Princeton University – Office of Religion and Public Life; Union Theological Seminary (UJS); World Council of Churches – (WCC); and World Vision (WV).

For more information see here.