The Second Interreligious Forum of the Americas

June 7-8, 2022 | Center at Cathedral Plaza

7 June 2022

Stream 1 (Opens 9AM PST Los Angeles)

9:00-11:00 Opening Plenary Session, Welcoming Remarks, and Keynote Addresses
11:30-13:00 Engaging religious leaders to strengthen inclusive democracies, protect human rights and fight against corruption
14:30-16:00 Interreligious cooperation to stabilize fragile democracies
16:30-18:00 Responding to the challenges of freedom of conscience and religion

Stream 2 (Opens 11:30 AM PST Los Angeles)

11:30-13:00 Multireligious collaboration to improve pandemic response and resilience
14:30-16:00 Religious perspectives on green growth and sustainable development in harmony with the environment
16:30-18:00 Ensuring full engagement of women and girls in religion and society

Stream 3 (Opens 11:30 AM PST Los Angeles)

11:30-13:00 Interreligious approaches to address root causes of refugee and migration movements
14:30-16:00 Extending welcome from faith communities at the US-Mexico border
16:30-18:00 Workshop: Collaboration between religious actors and mental health professionals to support displaced trauma survivors in the Americas

8 June 2022

Stream 1 (Opens 9AM PST Los Angeles)

9-10:30 Plenary session: The role of faith communities in peacebuilding in the Americas
11:00-12:30 Enhancing religious contributions to diversity and inclusion
14:00-16:00 Closing Plenary session: The role of faith communities in sustainable development in the Americas
  • Presentation of Declaration and recommendations to the Ninth Summit of the Americas
  • Concluding Remarks

Stream 2 (Opens 11AM PST Los Angeles)

11:00-12:30 Youth interreligious cooperation to fight racism in the Americas

Stream 3 (Opens 11AM PST Los Angeles)

11:00-12:30 Religious restorative and reconciliatory practices in building beloved communities

Conference Program

Programa del congreso