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2009 Parliament


Monday 7 December
7.30 pm – 9.00 pm

Be inspired by the work being undertaken by young people around the world as they tackle global issues utilising leadership and creativity.Groups participating in the Youth Plenary include Interfaith Youth Core, Tony Blair Faith Foundation, InterAction and Musical finale includes South African Muslim singer songwrite Zain Bhikha and his ensemble, Native American flautists Kevin Locke, didgeridoo player Jeremy Donovan and African-Australian group Kundalila. 


Hugh Evans

Director, Global Poverty Project (Aust.)

The Global Poverty Project is a presentation and film that communicates the realities of extreme poverty and what we can do about it which Hugh is taking around the world.

Platform Youth Theatre

extract from ‘Faith, Diversity and Difference’ (Aust.)

Platform Youth Theatre is a company that works with young people (16–26 years of age) to make theatre – this means young people are involved in all stages of the process, not just as audience members. ‘Faith, Diversity and Difference’ is the company’s major project for 2009.

Presentations and artistic performances by contemporary local and international artists, organised by the Australian multi- faith youth committee.

Special Opportunity!

Attend the Evening Plenaries of the 2009 Parliament of the World’s Religions

We are pleased to offer you a special opportunity to attend the Plenaries at the 2009 Parliament of the World’s Religions.

Attend any 3 plenaries: $150
Attend all 6 plenaries:   $250

To register for these packages, click here to visit our registration page and follow the instructions to register.  Then select the Evening Plenaries package from the list of registration options.

Please note that the Opening Plenary is on Thursday evening, December 3rd (7:30 PM – 9:00 PM) and the Closing Plenary is on Wednesday afternoon, December 9th (2:30 PM – 4:30 PM).



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