Launch of the Global Plan of Action for Religious Leaders and Actors to Prevent and Counter Incitement to Violence that Could Lead to Atrocity Crimes

14 Jul 2017
03:00 pm
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On 14 July 2017, the United Nations Office on Genocide Prevention and the Responsibility to Protect, the International Dialogue Centre (KAICIID) and the World Council of Churches will launch the Global Plan of Action for Religious Leaders and Actors to Prevent and Counter Incitement to Violence that Could Lead to Atrocity Crimes and the five regional action plans developed by religious leaders and faith-based organisations from around the world. The meeting will be chaired by the United Nations Secretary General and will take place in the UN Headquarters ECOSOC Chamber in New York, USA.

The five action plans are based on the Global Forum in Fez in April 2015, Regional Consultation for Europe in September 2015, Regional Consultation for the MENA region in November 2015, Regional Consultation for the Americas in February and March 2016, Regional Consultation for Africa in May 2016 and Regional Consultation for the Asia-Pacific in December 2016.