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Joyce Dubensky to Speak at UN Interfaith Harmony Week Event

This Monday, Tanenbaum’s CEO, Joyce Dubensky, will participate in a panel discussion on the role of faith-based organizations and interfaith initiatives in reconciliation and peacemaking. The event has been scheduled to coincide with World Interfaith Harmony Week, which was adopted by the UN in 2010.

Hosted by the Permanent Observer Mission of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation to the United Nations, the event includes moderator Ambassador Ufuk Gokcen, Permanent Observer of the OIC Mission to the UN and co-panelists:

  • H.E. Ambassador Ertugrul Apakan, Permanent Representative of Turkey to the UN
  • Professor Marc Gopin, Director of the Center on World Religions, Diplomacy and Conflict Resolution (CRDC) at George Mason University’s School for Conflict Analysis and Resolution
  • Dr. William Vendley, Secretary General, World Conference for Religions of Peace (WCRP)
  • Dr. Azhar Hussain, Sr. Vice President for Preventive Diplomacy, International Center for Religion and Diplomacy (ICRD)

We encourage all representatives of Permanent and Observer Missions to the UN to join us for this enlightening discussion.  For event details, please take a look at the event flyer and if you have any questions regarding this event, please contact [email protected].