Radhanath Swami Attends United Nations Church Center Service. …
Radhanath Swami Attends United Nations Church Center Service.
On September 24th, 2015, Radhanath Swami was invited to a special service at the United Nations Church Center in New York City. This event was to mark the involvement of faith leaders in helping to realise the goals of the United Nations and World Bank over the next 15 years. The new set of 15-year goals for the UN are known as the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). A total of 18 goals, they aim to address global issues ranging from gender equality, education, and climate change. Separately, over the next 15 years the World Bank aims to eliminate extreme poverty in the world. The intimate gathering at the UN Church Center brought together UN and World Bank officials, the heads of large non-profit organisations, and international religious leaders. During the event people spoke about the challenges the world faces, the commendable actions of the UN and World Bank to help address these, and the importance of working with religious communities.
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