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Mr. Shameer Rishad

Founder-Convenor of Javed Abidi Foundation (JAF), Youth Chairperson of RfP India and Transition Committee Member of RfP APIYN (Nominated for the position of Secretary General of RfP APIYN)

Shameer Rishad attended the 2019 RfP APIYN Asia Interfaith Youth Peace Camp held in Myanmar which built the basis of his interest in the area of peacebuilding. After the Youth Peace Camp he constituted the RfP India Youth Committee to execute projects in India. As a member of APIYN he wishes to facilitate journeys of young people so they can effectively act as agents of change in society. Shameer is also the Founder-Convenor of Javed Abidi Foundation (JAF) which is a think tank founded in memory of his uncle Javed Abidi, a renowned disability rights activist who is known as the father of the cross-disability rights movement in India. The organization seeks to raise the bar for advocacy on non-discrimination, access to information and services. Currently Shameer is completing his BA. in Political Science honours from Indira Gandhi Open National University while also pursuing a BSc. in Data Science & Programming from Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Madras.

Events
Wednesday, 6.10.2021 16:00
Debate: Religious Actors are uniquely helpful in dealing with the COVID-19 pandemic: True or False? Main Hall
Moderator

Prof. Azza Karam, Secretary General, Religions for Peace

 

Debate Group 1: True

Mr. Shameer Rishad, Youth Chairperson Religions for Peace India
Ms. Lyka Mtambo, Youth Representative, Public Affairs Committee; Member, Religions for Peace International Youth Committee
Mr. Christian Lupemba, Chairperson, Interfaith Youth Network of the Democratic Republic of the Congo; Honorary President, Religions for Peace; Member, Religions for Peace International Youth Committee

Debate Group 2: False

Ms. Fatima Hallal, Junior Researcher, Hartford Seminary-Interreligious Relations; Member, International Youth Committee; Member, Religions for Peace International Youth Committee
Dr. Piero Liebman, Executive Director, Federation of Young Jews of Latin America (FeJJLA); Member, Religions for Peace International Youth Committee
John Ismael Medina, Communications Officer, Religions for Peace Philippines Youth Committee

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