First summit of religious leaders on AIDS in Netherlands

March 19th, 2010 - 3:08 pm ICT by IANS  

New Delhi, March 19 (IANS) Some 40 Baha’i, Buddhist, Christian, Hindu, Jewish, Muslim and Sikh religious leaders will meet to discuss the HIV and AIDS in the Netherlands March 22-23.
The World Council of Churches (WCC) said: “It aims to generate greater involvement from religious leaders of many of the world’s faiths in the global response to the pandemic.”

The religious leaders will exchange views with people living with HIV and experts from other sectors involved in the AIDS response.

The summit has been organised by the Ecumenical Advocacy Alliance, a network of churches and Christian organisations.

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