Watch live webcast of the event here.
Fast forward to 1:18.39 and 1:21.39 to hear my query and then again to hear the panel’s answer; although you may find the entire discussion fascinating.
November, 18 2015 – United Nations, New York – The panel discussion explores how faith and circumstances help shape an individual’s identity, influence one’s actions and attitudes, and encourage the promotion of peace.
Organized by the Holocaust and the United Nations Outreach Programme.Panelists:Mr. Ramu Damodaran, Chief, United Nations Academic Impact Initiative, Secretary of the Committee on Information. Panelists included:Mr. Adama Dieng, Special Adviser to the Secretary-General on the Prevention of Genocide;Mr. Menachem Z. Rosensaft, Editor of God, Faith, & Identity from the Ashes- Reflections of Children and Grandchildren of Holocaust Survivors; Ms. Consolee Nishimwe, Author and a survivor of the 1994 Rwandan genocide;Rabbi Elliot J. Cosgrove, Park Avenue Synagogue, New York; Ms. Adisada Dudic, Attorney and survivor of the 1995 Srebrenica Genocide