The Rt Hon David Cameron (former Prime Minister of the U.K.), Rt Hon Sir John Key (former
Prime Minister of New Zealand), H.E. Enda Kenny (former Prime Minister of Ireland), Mrs.
Graça Machel (widow of the late Nelson Mandela) and others will appear as Special Guests.

Worldwide Support for Development (WSD) will co-host the “G20 Interfaith Forum Japan 2019”,
the 6th of its kind, with the G20 Interfaith Forum Association.

The Forum has been held annually in a G20 host country since 2014. This year global leaders will gather together prior to the G20 Osaka Summit.

WSD is a not-for-profit organization established in 2008 to assist disadvantaged people and communities throughout the world. WSD aspires to help create a world where people ‒ no matter where they live ‒ can be safe, happy and thrive economically, socially and culturally. WSD works to facilitate international cooperation and support in social welfare, education and academia while assisting people and communities in need of social and economic support.

All participating media will need to be pre-registered. Please kindly make contact as per instructions below. Without exception, no interview requests can be accepted.

[Event Outline]
Title: G20 Interfaith Forum Japan 2019
Date/time: Friday 7th (closed to public) / Saturday 8th / Sunday 9th June, 2019
On 8th and 9th (open to public) – 10AM doors open / 11AM start / 5PM end expected
(Press registration starts at 10:20AM)
※Event may end earlier.

Venue: Hotel New Otani Makuhari, 2-120-3, Hibino, Mihama-ku, Chiba-shi, Chiba 2611-0021 Japan
(Simultaneous interpretation service is available)

Media Contact

PR Office (within INITIAL INC.), Worldwide Support for Development (WSD)
Attn: Nagamachi/Tsuchiya/Aoyama/Suzuki Tel: 03-5572-6062 / Fax: 03-5572- 6065
E-mail: [email protected]
Contact on event days: 8th (Sat.) 080-5655-9205 (Nagamachi) / 080-6638-4624 (Aoyama) 9th (Sun.) 080-5655-9205 (Nagamachi) / 080-4795-3038 (Tsuchiya)
※Please read and follow the items set out in the separate return form.

Forum Agenda
■ June 8th (Sat.)
11:00 – 12:30
Plenary session: Formal Inauguration of the Forum – Working for People, Planet and Peace:
Challenges to the G20
12:30 – 14:00
Plenary session: Why we can hope: peace, people, and planet
15:30 – 17:00
Plenary session: Action agendas: Testing ideas with Experience from Field Realities

■ June 9th (Sun.)
11:00 – 12:30
Plenary session: Ideas to Action
12:30 – 14:00
Toward 2020
15:30 – 17:00
Closing Plenary
※ Only the plenary sessions are open to the press.
※ The breakout sessions are not open to the press.

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