Accelerate Peace: An International Conference

URI's 2019 International Conference and Gala

Join UN policy experts, religious leaders, and grassroots interfaith peacebuilders for a two-day exploration of how interfaith strategies can be used for global peacebuilding.

  • When: Wednesday, June 26, 2019 to Thursday, June 27, 2019
  • Where: The Hoover Institution on the Stanford University campus

URI is hosting a two-day international conference on interfaith strategies for global peacebuilding. Grassroots interfaith peacebuilders, policy experts, religious leaders, and representatives from the United Nations and international and interfaith organizations will be speaking.

About URI

URI is a global grassroots interfaith network that cultivates peace and justice by engaging people to bridge religious and cultural differences and work together for the good of their communities and the world. URI is a non-governmental organization (NGO) with consultative status with the United Nations Economic and Social Council. Learn more.


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Conference Schedule

See the conference schedule here.

Circles of Light: An Annual Benefit Gala

  • Wednesday, June 26, 2019 at the Hoover Institution on the Stanford University campus.

Celebrating the launching of URI's 20th year, the Circles of Light Gala will be held as a separately-ticketed event, but conference attendees are invited to register for this dinner.

Ticket Information

Tickets to Accelerate Peace Conference and Circles of Light Gala are sold out. Please call 415-762-0188 for questions.