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Faith. Climate. Action.

COP28: Faith Pavilion Programme Available Now

28. November 2023
COP28 marks the first time that there will be a dedicated Faith Pavilion at a United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP). PaRD members are delivering (...)

Interreligiöse Erklärung zum Klimaschutz für die Weltklimakonferenz COP28

14. November 2023
Über 150 Repräsentantinnen und Repräsentanten aus Wissenschaft, Religion – darunter Baha’i, Buddhismus, Christentum, Hinduismus, Islam, Judentum, Sikhi – Indigenen Traditionen sowie Politik kamen zusammen, um (...)

Global Faith Summit – Interfaith Statement Released in Pre-COP28 Event

13. November 2023
The following Interfaith Statement was published during the Global Faith Leaders Summit which was held from 6.-7. November 2023 in the United Arabic Emirates. (...)

Strengthening Faith-Sensitive Mental Health and Psychosocial Support for Children on the Move

8. November 2023
More children are currently displaced than at any other time in history. Recognizing this pressing issue, 120 practitioners, policymakers, academics, and faith representatives came together (...)
In-person participants from PaRD's Annual Forum 2023 can be seen gathering for a group picture.

Religious Actors are Key to Achieving a Sustainable Future in a Multipolar World

25. October 2023
Around 100 global participants gathered at PaRD's Annual Forum on Religion and Sustainable Development 2023 in Berlin from 17 to 19 October, echoing a message (...)
Group picture of event participants

The Trilateral Partnership and PaRD Call for Stronger Collaboration for the SDGs

24. October 2023
An event at the 2023 SDG Summit, themed "Inspiring Faith, Hope, and Transformative Action," shed light on faith's role in sustainable development, culminating in four commitments. (...)

Exploring Collaborative Efforts between Faith and Development

29. September 2023
Amid the 2023 SDG Summit in New York, members of the International Partnership on Religion and Sustainable Development (PaRD) addressed the theme "Inspiring Faith, Hope, (...)

PaRD Annual Forum 2023: Multiplex Collaborations in a Multipolar World

19. September 2023
Learn more about PaRD's Annual Forum on Religion and Sustainable Development 2023 in Berlin, Germany, October 17-19, with the theme 'Multiplex Collaborations in a Multipolar (...)

Webinar helps define menstruation as “a matter of our daily lives”

1. June 2023
Participants in a webinar hosted by the WCC, Norwegian Church Aid and PaRD explored the challenges of menstrual hygiene and the role of religious communities (...)
Participants of PaRD’s Leadership Meeting 2023 (fltr): Andrea Mateja (PaRD Sec), Najat Abdi Mohamed (Workstream (WS) Lead), Ina, Gaetan Roy (WS Lead), Matthias Boehning (WS Lead), Mercy Munene (Steering Board (SB)), Berthold Weig (SB), Ruth Faber (WS Lead), Kalin Owen-Padberg (WS Lead), Atallah Fitzgibbon (SB), Fred Nyabara (SB), Stefan Sengstmann (SB/WS Lead), Hazel Dixon (SB), Khalid Boudali (SB), Jennifer McCarthy (PaRD Sec), Khushwant Singh (Head of PaRD Sec) ©GIZ/PaRD

PaRD’s Priorities and Activities in 2023 and early 2024

11. May 2023
PaRD’s Leadership met from 27 to 29 March 2023 in Friedrichsdorf (Germany) to set priorities and discuss activities for 2023 and early 2024. Find out (...)

More than 20 Men Advocate for Gender Justice in Malawi

20. February 2023
No more underage marriages - that's what Malawian Paramount Chief Kawinga has enforced in his community. He is one of a group of more than (...)

Indonesia First Government from the Global South to Become PaRD Member

3. January 2023
PaRD welcomes the Indonesian government, represented by the Ministry of Religious Affairs (MoRA), as a new PaRD member. In Indonesia, 93% of the population considers (...)