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COVID 19: Business, Religion, Economics (May 21)

15 May, 2020

The World in View

The coronavirus pandemic is impacting different spheres of human activity worldwide. Many countries are heading for unprecedented recessions.

Join RFBF President Brian Grim this Thursday with Azza Karam (Religions for Peace), Jeffrey Franks (IMF) and Cole Durham (BYU) to discuss how different sectors are responding.

COVID-19: Business, Religion, Economics

Thursday, May 21 at 9:00-10:00 AM EDT (Washington DC) 3:00-4:00 PM CEST (Brussels).

Register here.

The Coronavirus pandemic is impacting different spheres of human activity. Many countries are heading for unprecedented recessions. The crisis will therefore lead to relevant changes. The aim of this webinar is to address how the pandemic is impacting the world and the contribution of the business sector, world religions and international organizations like the International Monetary Fund.

The following issues will be addressed:
– Economic context of the global pandemic and its impact on religious groups
– Contribution of world religions and its impact on businesses and public finances
– Initiatives of international organizations

Panelists (download biographies):
Brian Grim, Ph.D., President, Religious Freedom & Business Foundation
Azza Karam, Ph.D., Secretary General, Religions for Peace
Jeffrey Franks, Ph.D., Asst. Dir., Europe., International Monetary Fund

Chair:
Prof. Cole W. Durham, International Center for Law and Religion Studies, Brigham Young University