The role of religious leaders in addressing the multiples challenges of COVID-19 (12 May 2020)

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The virtual Conference will consist of an opening Session by the United Nations Secretary General, the President of the General Assembly and the Permanent Representative of the Kingdom of Morocco.

It will be followed by interventions from eminent Religious Leaders of the three monotheistic religions, as well as from the high representatives of UNAOC and UNSAPG, and interactive discussion with Member States.

The virtual conference will touch upon the following questions:

– How can Religious Leaders play an active role to relay the multidimensional calls of the United Nations Secretary-General to tackle the severe and global consequences of COVID-19?

– What kind of spiritual interconnections of global dimension can Religious Leaders integrate in global efforts, in response to the complex challenges during this period of pandemic?

– How can they preserve the multilateral mobilization and the unity momentum amid COVID-19, in order
to build the foundations of a better, solidary and resilient world in the post COVID-19 era?

Concept Note and Programme: