The Power of Faith to Help End Extreme Poverty

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Date: Wednesday, April 15, 2015
Time: 10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m ET. | 14:00 – 15:00 GMT or convert time)
Location: World Bank Group Headquarters, Preston Auditorium & Online

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Can people of faith help build a movement to end extreme poverty? Can they seize this opportunity at a time of conflict in some regions -- some of it driven by groups claiming religious justification? Why are faith leaders and the World Bank Group joining forces to fight poverty?

A high-level panel featuring prominent faith-based organizations and religious leaders and World Bank Group President Jim Yong Kim will discuss the role of faith in combatting poverty, particularly in light of the recent launch by faith-based organizations and religious leaders of “The Moral and Spiritual Imperative to End Extreme Poverty.”

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Landscape. Photo: Curt Carnemark / World Bank

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Featuring

President, World Bank Group
President, American Jewish World Service
CEO, Islamic Relief Worldwide
President and CEO, Catholic Relief Services
General Secretary, Sarvodaya Shramadana Movement
Co-Founder, Interfaith WASH Alliance
Religion Correspondent, Voice of America