COMMITTEE OF RELIGIOUS NGOS AT THE UN

RNGOs

RNGO planning committee for World Interfaith Harmony Week at UN General Assembly

In a world where conflict is often precipitated in the name of religion, NGOs are working hard to foster mutual respect among people of differing faith traditions. The Committee of Religious NGOs at the United Nations (RNGO) is composed of the representatives of national and international organizations which define their work as religious, spiritual or ethical in nature and are accredited to the UN. RNGO meets regularly to share information and insights about complex issues and events at the UN.

The Committee’s focus is two fold: it serves as a forum to inform and educate our constituencies about the global challenges of our time and the constructive role that the UN can play in addressing those issues, and to exchange and promote shared religious and ethical values in the deliberations of the world organization.            rngos.wordpress.com

One Response

  1. Hi, Mary Jo!  Were you able to see Pope Francis when he visited the UN?  I sure was thinking of you the days he was in New York!  Good reminders in your article today.  Take care!  Judith Mary

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