Coming Up in May

2nd Annual Luncheon and Discussion on Interreligious Cooperation with Missions and UN Agencies

Thursday, May 24

1-3 PM at Church Center, 2nd Floor

Hosted by the Committee of Religious NGOs with the Permanent Mission of the Republic of the Philippines to the United Nations

Free for paid members

$10 per person for non-members and guests

You MUST R.S.V.P. by Monday  21 May to Carolina Vasquez <cvasquez@bic.org>

Wednesday, May 16

PREMIERE FILM SCREENING OF MAYAN RENAISSANCE

RNGOs co-sponsored the film Mayan Renaissance on May 16th in the Tillman Chapel of the Church Center for the United Nations at First Avenue and 44th Street.

This film was shown during the UN Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues to highlight this year’s Special Theme, “The Doctrine of Discovery: Its Enduring Impact on Indigenous Peoples.” It stars 1992 Nobel Peace Laureate and Maya leader Rigoberta Menchu Tum.

A 7-minute preview of the film can be seen at: http://mayanrenaissance.org

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