Interfaith Harmony: Implementing the Transformative Agenda of the Sustainable Development Goals Honoring the 2016 World Interfaith Harmony Week
From 3:00pm until 6:00pm
At United Nations Headquarters - Conference Room 1. New York, NY 10017
The United Nations Alliance of Civilizations (UNAOC) and The Committee of Religious NGOsWorld Interfaith Harmony Week, established by U.N. General Assembly Resolution 65/5, offers the opportunity to highlight the vital role of communities of faith working with the United Nations to guide our world toward a more compassionate, sustainable future. Religious leaders will join distinguished governmental and U.N. speakers to demonstrate support for the Sustainable Development Goals. The focus will be on the importance of interfaith solidarity in accomplishing the Goals, as well as innovative approaches that develop a spirit of partnership among religious communities and with the United Nations. Please join us for an afternoon of thoughtful presentations, music and ceremony.