Parliament Representative Sara Rahim to Deliver Youth Keynote Address to UN for World Interfaith Harmony Week

February 3, 2015

Parliament Representative Ms. Sara Rahim Will Address the United Nations for World Interfaith Harmony Week on February 6, 2015. You are invited to attend this special program convened by the President of the General Assembly of the United Nations in cooperation with the Committee of Religious NGOs: World Interfaith Harmony Week Multi-religious Partnership for Sustainable Development
Apply for Passes: Special grounds passes to the UN Headquarters in New York City will be issued upon availability Tuesday, February 3.   Click Here to Request a Pass Today >> World Interfaith Harmony Week Multi-religious Partnership for Sustainable Development Presented by the President of the General Assembly of the United Nations February 6, 2015 at 10:00 a.m. EST This event will be webcast on UN.org- Finalized Program TBA | Tentative Program as Follows Opening Session:

H.E. Mr. Sam Kahamba Kutesa, President of the General Assembly of the United Nations
H.E. Ban Ki-moon, Secretary-General of the United Nations
Dr. William F. Vendley, President of the RNGO Committee at the UN
Ms. Sara Rahim, UN Youth Representative of the Parliament of the World’s Religions

Panel Themes: featuring distinguished speakers TBA: Interfaith Collaboration for Post 2015 Sustainable Development Agenda Partnership to Strengthen the Post 2015 Sustainable Development Goals The 2015 World Interfaith Harmony Week Observance of the United Nations is convened by the Office of the President of the General Assembly in cooperation with the Committee of Religious NGOs. Co-Sponsors include the CONGO Committee on Spirituality, Values and Global Concerns – NY | Global Movement for the Culture of Peace | NGO Committee on Sustainable Development | Spiritual Caucus at the UN | The Values Caucus at the UN Read the United Nation World Interfaith Harmony Week Resolution Here

The United Nations observance of World Interfaith Harmony week celebrates its fifth year in 2015. $50,000 in prize money sponsored by King Abdullah of Jordan is dedicated to winning entries promoting peace across the world. Submissions include performance, organizing, and just about anything interfaith. To learn more and to enter this global peacebuilding competition click here.


Land Acknowledgment

The Parliament of the World's Religions acknowledges it is situated on the traditional homelands of the Bodéwadmik (Potawatomi), Hoocąk (Winnebago/Ho’Chunk), Jiwere (Otoe), Nutachi (Missouria), and Baxoje (Iowas); Kiash Matchitiwuk (Menominee); Meshkwahkîha (Meskwaki); Asâkîwaki (Sauk); Myaamiaki (Miami), Waayaahtanwaki (Wea), and Peeyankihšiaki (Piankashaw); Kiikaapoi (Kickapoo); Inoka (Illini Confederacy); Anishinaabeg (Ojibwe), and Odawak (Odawa).

PoWR recognizes the region we now call Chicago remains home to a diversity of Indigenous peoples today and this land upon which we walk, live, and play continues to be Indigenous land.


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