Faith communities in Panama City, Panama have officially announced the upcoming GNRC 5th Forum set to take place in Panama City, Panama. The announcement, which was done at a press conference in Panama on 21st April 2017, was led by Mons. Sidney Fones, Chairman, GNRC 5th Forum International Organizing Committee and Rt. Rev. Julio E. Murray, Chairman, GNRC 5th Forum Hosting Committee. Among other invited guests included the media, government officials and non-governmental organisations.
430 religious leaders from different faith communities from 70 countries and 60 children and teenagers between the ages of 14 – 17 years old, will participate in the Fifth Forum of the Global Network of Religions for Children (GNRC). The role of faith communities in addressing child violence—especially through interreligious cooperation—will be the main focus of the Forum.