NGOs Discuss Military Expenditure, March 9, 2011

The 1.5 Trillion Dollar Question: NGOs Discuss Military Expenditure -Report from the Event- By Maisha Lopa, NGOCDPS Intern March 9th 2011 - The Committee of Religious NGOs and the NGO Committee on Disarmament, Peace and Security held a joint meeting at Church Center to discuss excessive global military expenditures, explore ways to divert the money … Continue reading NGOs Discuss Military Expenditure, March 9, 2011

Luncheon Reception on Interreligious and Intercultural Dialogue, May 31, 2011

Informal Discussion on Interreligious and Intercultural Dialogue The Committee of Religious NGOs, the Mission of the Philippines and UNESCO hosted 75 people for lunch and to share updates on interreligous and intercultural dialogue and initiatives on May 31, 2011. In attendance were representatives from 14 Missions: Philippines, United States, Indonesia, New Zealand, Pakistan, Turkey, Iran, … Continue reading Luncheon Reception on Interreligious and Intercultural Dialogue, May 31, 2011

Conversation with Amb. Suzan Johnson Cook, Oct. 17, 2012

The Committee of Religious NGOs at the UN and The Committee on Freedom of Religion and Belief co-hosted a conversation with Suzan Johnson Cook U.S. Ambassador at Large for International Religious Freedom At the Mission of the United States to the United Nations Amb. Suzan Johnson Cook presented an update of her first year in … Continue reading Conversation with Amb. Suzan Johnson Cook, Oct. 17, 2012

Religious Traditions Call to Climate Action, Sept. 21, 2009

RELIGIOUS TRADITIONS CALL TO CLIMATE ACTION 21 SEPTEMBER 2009* We, representatives of diverse religious traditions from around the world gathered on the International Day of Peace, reflect in story, song and prayer about humanity’s collective responsibility in the climate crisis.  We are entrusted with the well-being of people around the world. There is more than … Continue reading Religious Traditions Call to Climate Action, Sept. 21, 2009

International Day of Peace 2011: The Next Ten Years

The International Day of Peace RNGO Observance Conversation on "The Next Ten Years" The International Day of Peace was observed in partnership with the Office of the Chaplain at the Church Center for the United Nations. Sept 21 opened with an observance in the Chapel with music by Aliza Hava and prayers from different traditions. … Continue reading International Day of Peace 2011: The Next Ten Years

Ending Violence Against Women, Nov. 8, 2011

Ending Violence against Women Guests: H.E. Ambassador Josephine Ojiambo, Deputy Permanent Representative,  the Permanent Mission of the Republic of Kenya to the United Nations Jacqueline Moturi Ogega, Director of the Women’s Mobilization Program, Religions for Peace Ven. Dr. Chung Ohun Lee, Executive Director, UN Affairs and Interreligious Work, Won Buddhism International Moderator: Carl Murrell, Baha’i … Continue reading Ending Violence Against Women, Nov. 8, 2011