UPIC delegates, Badshahi Mosque, Lahore, 27 March 2017

Rev. Robert Chase (USA), Founding Director, InterSections (1st row, 4th from right); Dr. Hasan Sohaib Murad (Pakistan), Rector, University of Management and Technology (UMT), Lahore (2nd row, 1st from right); Dr. Hans Köchler (Austria), President, International Progress Organization (2nd row, 5th from right); Mr. Junaid Ahmad (Pakistan), Center for Dialogue, University of Management and Technology, Lahore (1st row, 6th from right); Dr. Deborah Mullen (USA), Vice-President for Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion, Columbia Theological Seminary, New York (1st row, 2nd from right); Rev. Dr. Bryan Muzas (USA), Director, Center for UN and Global Governance Studies, Seton Hall University (1st row, fifth from right); Dr. Abdullah Ahsan (Pakistan), International Islamic University Malaysia (1st row, 1st from left); Dr. Charles Amjad-Ali (Pakistan), Martin Luther King Jr. Professor Emeritus for Justice and Christian Community, Luther Seminary, St. Paul, MN (2nd row, 7th from right); Rabbi Simkha Y. Weintraub (USA), Rabbinic Director, Jewish Board of Family and Children's Services, New York (2nd row, 4th from right); Imam Abdul Malik Mujahid (USA), Chair Emeritus, Board of Trustees, Parliament of World Religions, Chicago (2nd row, 6th from right); Rev. Michael Bos (USA), Senior Minister, West End Collegiate Church, New York, NY (1st row, 3rd from right); Ms. Imtashal Tariq (USA), Program Director, InterSections, New York (1st row, 5th from right).

Dr. Hans Köchler, President of the International Progress Organization, former Chair of the Dept. of Philosophy, University of Innsbruck, Austria (left), receives gift of appreciation from Dr. Hasan Sohaib Murad, Rector of the University of Management and Technology (UMT), Lahore, Pakistan.

Plenary Panel Six: Dr. Hans Köchler, President, International Progress Organization, Vienna, Austria, delivers speech on "Double Standards and the Chain Reaction of Intolerance"

Panelists, from left: Dr. Salman Sayyid, Professor, Dept. of Sociology, University of Leeds, UK; Dr. Hans Köchler, Austria; Dr. Ijaz Shafi Gilani (Session Chair), Chairman, Gallup Pakistan, Islamabad; Dr. Jasmine Zine, Assoc. Professor of Sociology, Wilfrid Laurier University, Canada; Dr. Omar Shaukat, Asst. Professor, Institute of Business Administration (IBA), Karachi, Pakistan; Mr. Drew Pham, Project Coordinator, International Center for Cooperation and Conflict Resolution, Columbia University, New York, USA.

Opening Session, Pearl Continental Hotel, Lahore, 27 March 2017

From left: Rabbi Dr. Reuven Firestone, Professor of Medieval Judaism and Islam, Hebrew Union College, Los Angeles, USA; Dr. Hans Köchler, President, International Progress Organization, Vienna, Austria; Rev. Michael Bos, Senior Minister, West End Collegiate Church, New York, NY, USA.

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