19 July 2023 - 7:00 am PDT/ 10:00 am EDT
URI is proud to be one of the co-sponsors of this Expert Briefing, which is co-organized by the United Nations Office of Counter-Terrorism (UNOCT), the United Nations Alliance of Civilization (UNAOC), and the United Religious Initiative (URI) in the framework of the United Nations Global Programme on Countering Terrorist Threats against Vulnerable Targets. * As we all know, attacks against religious and other vulnerable sites is often a hallmark of religiously motivated violence. All staff, CCs, and Trustees are invited to attend to listen, learn, and share your own experiences.
Ambassador Mussie Hailu, URI Regional Director for Africa, and Ms. Elizabeth Birungi, Founder of Nature Sacredness and Cultural Rights Initiative, a URI CC in Uganda will be key speakers at this event.
Welcome and introduction by UNOCT, UNAOC, and URI (10 minutes)
Chair and Moderator: Ms. Nihal Saad, Director, UNAOC
Expert presentations (45 minutes)
Ambassador Mussie Hailu, URI Regional Director for Africa
Shaykh Dr. Umar Al-Qadri, Chair, Irish Muslim Peace & Integration
Ms. Elizabeth Birungi, Founder of Nature Sacredness and Cultural
Rights Initiative (NASACURI), URI CC Leader from Uganda*
Question and Answer discussion (20-30 minutes)