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Second Meeting on the GNRC - UNICEF Study Held in Florence, Italy

The Study Team on the Joint GNRC – UNICEF Study on Children in World Religions held its Second Meeting at the UNICEF Innocenti Research Center in Florence, Italy 15 – 18 October 2007

Study team members from Buddhist, Hindu, Jewish, Muslim and Indigenous traditions met for a four-day meeting to share their findings on how children in different religious and spiritual traditions are valued, cared for and ministered to. Several of the study team members pointed in their contribution to the discrepancy between teachings with good intention and the reality that children are facing. 

The joint study on Children in World Religions aims at empower religious leaders, practitioners and young people to better effect change for children and young people. It is also about creating greater harmony and understanding among religious traditions and it will emphasize peace education, ethics and respect for diversity.

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