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Engaging faith leaders and local communities is vital to achieve SDGs. This panel, including high-level speakers from multi-faiths, will give examples of best practice in this domain and highlight what drastic action and measures need to be taken to meet these goals going forward.


Naser Haghamed
Islamic Relief Worldwide (IRW)
Christine Allen
The Catholic Agency for Overseas Development (CAFOD)
Ivy Koek
Programme Coordinator, Office for UN Affairs
Soka Gakkai International
Jean Duff
Joint Learning Initiative on Faith and Local Communities (JLI)
Ruth Messinger
Finkelstein Institute Social Justice Fellow | Global Ambassador, American Jewish World Service
The Jewish Theological Seminary of America | American Jewish World Service
Sara Pantuliano
Acting Executive Director
Overseas Development Institute (ODI)
September 24, 15:45
15:45 — 16:45 EST (GMT-5) (1h)

SDG Action Zone

Islamic Relief Worldwide

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