An Islamic Relief panel discussion, co-hosted by PaRD (International Partnership on Religion and Sustainable Development), at the SDG Action Zone.

Date: Tuesday September 24th 2019 / 3:30-4:30
Venue: Rose Garden of the United Nations, New York

Moderator: Sara Pantuliano, Acting Executive Director at the Overseas Development Institute (ODI)

The Power of Zakat

Naser Haghamed – CEO, Islamic Relief Worldwide (Islamic Relief Worldwide)

Role of religion in combating the spread of Ebola

Christine Allen – Director, The Catholic Agency for Overseas Development (CAFOD)

Uniting faith voices against injustice & violence

Ivy Koek – Programme Coordinator for UN Affairs, Soka Gakkai International (SGI)

Faith Leadership for Climate Action

Jean Duff – Chief Executive, Joint Learning Initiative on Faith and Local Communities (JLI)

Strengthening faith partnerships to unlock the SDGs

Ruth Messinger – Global Ambassador, American Jewish World Service,
Finkelstien Institute Social Justice Fellow,
The Jewish Theological Seminary of America (JTS)

Registration is mandatory to gain security access to the UN. Please visit and type in the event code 2JTue2J by 16 September 2019 to guarantee a place.

RSVP to by 16 September 2019.