Religion and the United Nations: Recommendations for Action

Convened in conjunction with the SSRC’s work on religion and international affairs and in partnership with the United Nations Population Fund and the Interfaith Center of New York, twenty guests attended the third and final installation in a series of consultations between academics and representatives of UN agencies and religious NGOs. The consultation featured interventions by Stephen Hanmer (UNICEF), David Little (University of Virginia School of Law), Katherine Marhsall (Georgetown University), Paul Mikov (World Vision International), and Thomas Uthup (UN Alliance of Civilizations).

Participants:

W. Bramwell Bailey, The Salvation Army World Service Office

Chloe Breyer, Interfaith Center of New York

Lucie Brigham, UN Office for Partnerships

Katherine Clark, Interfaith Center of New York

Bani Dugal, National Spiritual Assembly of the Baha’is of the United States

Aju Daswani, Mata Amritandandami Center

Stephen Hanmer, UNICEF

Jeffrey Israel, The New School

Azza Karam, UNFPA

Venketachalam Krishnan, UN Office for Partnerships

David Little, University of Virginia School of Law

Katherine Marshall, Georgetown University

Paul Mikov, World Vision International

Emeka Obiezu, Augustinians International

Mari Ortega, UNAIDS

Hardayal Singh, United Sikhs

Thomas Uthup, UN Alliance of Civilizations

Peter Vander Muelen, Christian Reformed Church

Moises Venancio, UNDP

Matthew Weiner, Princeton University