USA The annual World Vision forum, slated for October 24 and 25 in Dana Point, California, will focus on alleviating the dangers and hazards facing the worlds two billion children.
During the two-day event, entitled, Precious in His Sight, participants will discuss the effects of such threats as HIV/AIDS, sexual exploitation, war, injustice, hunger and poverty on children around the world.
Speakers will include Luis Palua, Rick and Kay Warren, and the U-N's Kul Gautam.
"The Bible tells us again and again that children - especially those who are in the greatest need - are precious to God," said Ricahrd E. Sterns, president of World Vision in the United States. "But to often, those of us with the means to help them don't see them at all. Our hope is that this forum will change that."