Multi-religious leaders’ consultation on the MDGs


Organizer: World Council of Churches
Event dates: 20-21 September 2010
Venue: UNDP Building

This two-day side event on Religion, Faith and the MDGs will involve discussion about how to develop concrete plans to fulfill international development commitments, with emphasis on the Global Strategy for Women's and Children's Health. Day one will feature an expert presentation and moderated discussion on the Global Strategy, in the context of ending gender discrimination and inequality. Following a session on day two about violence against women as an impediment to women’s participation in development, there will be a discussion focused on restoring dignity through the Global Strategy.