DAR ES SALAAM, May 14 — The organizers of the GNRC Fourth Forum held a seminar for the media today in downtown Dar es Salaam. Media representatives from print and TV gathered to learn more about what the Forum is expected to achieve under its theme, "Ending Poverty, Enriching Children." Held at the UNICEF office, the speakers included Dr. Method Kilaini, Auxiliary Bishop of Bukoba and Co-Patron of the GNRC Fourth Forum, Dr Mustafa Ali, Secretary General of the African Council of Religious Leaders and Chairperson of the GNRC Fourth Forum Organizing Committee, Mr. Abubakar F. Kabwogi, GNRC Fourth Forum Secretary General, and Ms. Dorothy Rozga, UNICEF Representative, Tanzania Country Office.
Anticipation is building for the announcement at the Forum of a unique initiative on poverty, spearheaded by religious communities working together. Contributions to this initiative are expected from a diverse range of partners, building on the hopes and yearning of children to transform their future.
The opening ceremony of the Forum will take place on the morning of June 16, commemorating the Day of the African Child. Check the GNRC's YouTube channel for video.
For more on coverage opportunities, media representatives may contact:
GNRC Media Team
Communications/Peace Building Consultant
UNICEF Communication, Advocacy & Partnerships Specialist
GNRC-Africa Program Manager