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Parliament of the World's Religion

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The Parliament of World’s Religions will be hosting their 2015 conference, their first meeting in the United States since 1993, in Salt Lake City, Utah. This conference is a world-class event that will host Dr. Jane Goodall, along with many other Nobel Peace Laureates, dignitaries, advisors, notable speakers and activists.

The Parliament is estimating that more than 10,000 people, from over 80 countries and 50 different religious and spiritual traditions, will come together to share, learn, network and celebrate.

This year’s Parliament hopes bring global wisdom and practice to three critical issues:

1. Climate change and care for creation

2. Income inequality and wasteful consumption

3. War, violence and hate speech

The 2015 Parliament begins on Thursday, October 15th with the full-day Inaugural Women’s Assembly beginning at 9:00 a.m. The Opening Plenary Ceremony and Procession will be held at 6:30 p.m.

Daily plenary sessions are open to all attendees and feature keynote addresses climate and environmental issues, war, violence, hate speech and economic inequity. Daily workshops are

also scheduled throughout the day. For a complete schedule of workshop sessions and plenaries, see: https://event.crowdcompass.com/2015parliament/custom-list/Schedule?title=Sessions

A sacred music concert will be held on Sunday, October 18th at 6:30 p.m. in the Mormon Tabernacle.

The Closing Plenary will be Monday, October 19th at 3:30 p.m. a culmination of the relationships, inspiration, tools and commitments to advance peace, justice and sustainability the interfaith movement fosters around the world.

For more information, visit: http://www.parliamentofreligions.org/content/saltlake2015

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