The Secretary-General of Religions for Peace Dr. Azza Karam Secretary-General’s High-Level Advisory Board Appointed to UN

Religions for Peace congratulates the appointment of Prof.Dr.Azza Karam as a member of the United Nations Secretary-General’s High-Level Advisory Board on Effective Multilateralism.

Prof. Dr. Azza Karam serves as the Secretary-General of Religions for Peace – the largest multi-religious leadership platform with 92 national and 6 regional Interreligious Councils.

The High-Level Advisory Board will be co-chaired by Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, former President of Liberia, and Stefan Lofven, former Prime Minsiter of Sweden.

Karam previously served as the senior advisor on social and cultural development at the United Nations Population Fund, where she worked closely with faith-based partners. Prior to that, she was the senior policy research advisor at the United Nations Development Program in the Regional Bureau for Arab States, where she coordinated the Arab Human Development Reports.

Karam is known for challenging some of the approaches of the intergovernmental and non-governmental sectors in dealing with faith-based organizations while, at the same time, cherishing interreligious dialogue.


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