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Ramadan Conversations

Ramadan Conversations

On Saturday 2 May, Professor Fethi Mansouri was a guest panel member for an episode of Ramadan Conversations organised by the Australian Intercultural Society and the Dialogue Institute of Australia. Hosted by George Donikian and co-hosted by Dr Zuleyah Keskin,...

Joint Statement by United Nations Interagency Task Force on Religion and Sustainable Development (IATF) with the endorsement of the IATF Multi-Faith Advisory Council

Joint Statement by United Nations Interagency Task Force on Religion and Sustainable Development (IATF) with the endorsement of the IATF Multi-Faith Advisory Council

The following joint statement is issued by the Principals of the rotating IATF co-Chairs (UNAOC and UNOSAPG) and Executive Secretariat (UNFPA) on behalf of the members of the IATF and endorsed by the co-Chairs of the IATF Multi-Faith Advisory Council (MFAC) on behalf...

Reflections on Covid-19 from UNESCO Chair in Transcultural Studies, Interreligious Dialogue and Peace, University of Oregon, Professor Steven Shankman

Reflections on Covid-19 from UNESCO Chair in Transcultural Studies, Interreligious Dialogue and Peace, University of Oregon, Professor Steven Shankman

During a period of increasing nationalism, the relentless itinerary of a virus that is heedless of national boundaries is telling us, in piercing tones, that we are all indeed connected to each other, that we are one globe, one world. The virus is telling us that our work with UNESCO matters. This is good.