Coronavirus (1291) WHO Webinar: The role & impact of faith actors in overcoming barriers to COVID-19 vaccination

15 June, 2021

From WHO... Would anyone like to participate and share your observations with HIFA afterwards?


WEBINAR 2 Part 2

COVID-19 Vaccine Communications Webinar Series 

Co-convened by the World Health Organization, UNICEF and Religions for Peace

The role & impact of faith actors in overcoming barriers to COVID-19 vaccination

Thursday 17 June 2021

1400-1515 Geneva; 0800-0915 Washington DC; 1730-1845 Delhi, India


WHO, UNICEF and Religions for Peace are pleased to invite you to PART 2 of the second webinar in the series. This webinar will continue to highlight examples from different faith traditions where faith actors have led on global and national action to promote COVID-19 vaccine uptake and overcome vaccine hesitancy.


Rev Canon Rachel Carnegie, Executive Director, Anglican Alliance

Rev. Megumi Wada, Director, International Interreligious Cooperation; Rissho Kosei-kai, Japan; and Co-Chair of RfP International Women’s Coordinating Committee

Rev. Msgr. Robert J. Vitillo, Ataché, Permanent Mission of the Holy See to the UN in Geneva and Secretary General, International Catholic Migration Commission

Priestess Beatriz Schulthess, President, Indigenous Peoples Ancestral Spiritual Council; Honorary President, Religions for Peace, Indigenous, Costa Rica


Rev. Dr. Sivin Kit, Program Executive for Public Theology & Interreligious Relations, The Lutheran World Federation

Dan Irvine, Senior Director Health and Nutrition, World Vision International


Neil Pakenham-Walsh, HIFA Coordinator,