Articles & News

Delve into a comprehensive collection of news and  articles on religion and sustainable development, including the activities of PaRD and its members and partners. Explore the latest developments and captivating stories right here!

The Presidents and the Patriarch: Dialogue Conference Kicks Off in Lisbon

17. May 2024
Vatican News provided insights from the first day of the KAICIID 'Transformative Dialogue' conference held on May 15, 2024. This event convened religious and political leaders from around the globe. ...

Faith-based Partners Voice Support for Pandemic Accord

2. April 2024
WHO reports: Members of the WHO Faith Network are advocating for greater recognition of the central role of faith-based organisations in pandemic prevention and response in the international Pandemic Accord. ...

PaRD Leadership Meeting 2024: Summary Report

19. March 2024
PaRD’s Leadership convened in Lisbon, Portugal, from February 27 to 29, 2024, for their annual planning meeting. The event was hosted by PaRD member KAICIID. ...

KAICIID Hosts PaRD’s Leadership Meeting 2024 in Lisbon

18. March 2024
This year's PaRD Leadership Meeting was hosted by PaRD member KAICIID. Gain insights into the event, which took place in Lisbon, from KAICIID's perspective. ...

PaRD’s Growth Journey: Overview of New Members Since 2023

15. March 2024
As the International Partnership for Religion and Sustainable Development (PaRD) continues to grow, explore the latest additions to its partnership since 2023. ...

Faith-based Approaches to Gender Equality and Empowerment

6. March 2024
Religious actors around the world are committed to gender equality. They are leading initiatives that will be presented in a forthcoming PaRD booklet “Faith-based Approaches to Gender Equality and Empowerment”. ...

Global Trends on Religion and Development 

5. March 2024
Food for thought: Insights on religion and sustainable development were provided by Dr Dietrich Werner, member of the PaRD Steering Board, at PaRD's Leadership Meeting from 27 to 29 February ...

Religion Needs to Be a Part of the Solution

4. March 2024
The numbers of people leaving the churches in Germany are reaching record levels. In other parts of Europe too, as well as in North America, there is evidence of a ...

Two Global Religious Divides: Geographic & Generational

16. February 2024
Ipsos Global Advisor survey reveals changes in beliefs and attitudes toward religion among both high-income and emerging countries and across age groups. ...

Business and Faith-based Groups Partner to Support the World’s Vulnerable

17. January 2024
A recent World Economic Forum report shows how faith-based groups are forming partnerships with the private sector to advance efforts on climate action, responsible technology, and other areas. ...

First Faith Pavilion at a COP: Harnessing Spirituality and Faith for Climate Action

22. December 2023
At COP28, the Faith Pavilion emerged as a symbol and catalyst for transformational change, integrating spirituality and faith into the heart of climate action. Read about key takeaways, how PaRD ...

WCC Calls for Legal Framework to Combat Climate Change Disinformation

19. December 2023
The World Council of Churches (WCC), in a submission to the Assembly of State Parties to the International Criminal Court on 14 December, urged the creation of a better legal ...