UNITAR Hosts Dialogue on Faith, Peacebuilding & Development


5 February 2016, Palais des Nations, Geneva – Diplomats from permanent missions, staff members from United Nations entities, leaders from NGOs and representatives of major religions gathered at the event, “Dialogue on Faith, Peacebuilding & Development,” to discuss the role of faith in peace-building and how faith-based organizations can support social and economic development in synergy with the new 2030 Agenda.

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Interfaith Harmony and Human Development

Dr. Azza Karam, United Nations Population FundInterfaith harmony lies at the very foundation of human development, which in turn is part and parcel of the prevention of conflicts, resolution of conflict, and long-term sustainability of peacebuilding, Dr Azza Karam said at the United Nations during World Interfaith Harmony Week.

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The Missing MDG – Ensure Interfaith Collaboration for Peace

The Missing Millenium Development Goal

The Missing Millennium Development Goal is a petition to the governments of the United Nation’s member states, religious leaders and civil society to recognise that the interfaith collaboration is key to achieving the eight Millennium Development Goals (MDGs).

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