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Faith-related side events during the 71st UN General Assembly 2016

PaRD members are convening a number of events during the upcoming UN General Assembly.


Please find below a schedule of faith-related events at the UN General Assembly convened by PaRD members. The PaRD Secretariat will also be represented at several of these events. Please note that this list is not comprehensive.


Sept 20th, 2016, 08:00 – 10:00 am

“An Interfaith Prayer Breakfast – Moving from Commitment to Action”


At the Yale Club of New York City, 50 Vanderbuilt Avenue (Corner of 44th Street)


Sept 20th, 2016, 12:00 – 2:00 pm

“Keeping the Faith in Development – Religion, Gender and Health”

UNFPA, UNAIDS, UNWomen, WCC-EAA, Islamic Relief, Wijngaards Institute

At The Salvation Army Auditorium, 221 East 52nd Street, New York City, USA


Sept 20th, 2016, 3:00 – 4:30 PM

“Upholding the Responsibility to Protect: The Role of Religious Leaders in Preventing Atrocity Crimes”

UN Office for the Prevention of Genocide and the Responsibility to Protect (OGPRToP), The Holy See, Global Center for RtoP

At UN Secretariat – Conference Room 2

RSVP online


Sept 21st, 2016, 6:00 – 7:30 pm

“Breaking Bread: Forging a Faith-Inspired Path to Zero Hunger”

World Food Program/WFP, Caritas, Islamic Relief, International Partnership for Religion and Sustainable Development (PaRD)

At the Church Centre for the UN (CCUN) – Room TBC


Sept 22nd, 2016, 2-5:30 pm

“The Moral Imperative to Eradicate Poverty and Realise the SDGs – Public Event on Religion and Faith in Addressing Refugees and Forced Migration”

World Bank/WB and a coalition of FBO partners

At The Salvation Army –221 E 52ndStreet, New York City


Sept 23rd, 2016, 3:00 – 7:45 pm

“Bearing Witness: Combatting Human Trafficking and Forced Migration”

UN OGPRToP, WCC-EAA, KAICIID, Governments of Spain and Italy, PaRD Secretariat