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5th Annual Symposium on the Role of Religion and Faith Based Organizations in International Affairs

On Tuesday, 29 January 29 2019, the Fifth Annual Symposium on the Role of Religion and Faith-based Organizations in International Affairs will focus on financing for sustainable development and build on this vision of an economy of life as the flourishing of all life. Panel discussions will consider the broad issues of economic justice as addressed in the course of human rights-based development, governance and accountability in the global financial architecture, the implications for environmental sustainability, gender justice and financing social protection.
5th Annual Symposium on the Role of Religion and Faith Based Organizations in International Affairs

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Event details

When

29 - 29 January 2019 29 January 2019

Where

Conference Room 2, United Nations secretariat, New York

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Financing for development outcomes, and for the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), remains one of the critical issues facing the international community today, particularly in the context of growing debate on the role of private finance, and of the private sector in respect both to positive contributions and accountability for sustainability, human rights and developmental impact.

The Fifth Annual Symposium on the Role of Religion and Faith-based Organizations in International Affairs will focus on financing for sustainable development and build on this vision of an economy of life as the flourishing of all life. The theme of this year's edition is "FINANCING FOR SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT - Towards an Economy of Life".

Panel discussions will consider the broad issues of economic justice as addressed in the course of human rights-based development, governance and accountability in the global financial architecture, the implications for environmental sustainability, gender justice and financing social protection.

When: 29 January 2019, 9:00 - 17:00
Where: Conference Room 2, United Nations Secretariat, New York

This event is organized by:
The World Council of Churches
ACT Alliance
General Board of Church and Society of the United Methodist Church
General Conference of Seventh-Day Adventists
Islamic Relief USA
United Religions Initiative

Co-sponsored by:
United Nations Inter-Agency Task Force on Religion and Sustainable Development

Registration is required and the deadline is January 18th.

Please RSVP at the following link:
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/5th-annual-symposium-on-the-role-of-religion-and-faith-based-organization-tickets-54830969907

Live streaming will be available at: http://webtv.un.org/