Inspired by the Interfaith Statement signed by Pope Francis, Ahmed El-Tayeb, the Grand Imam of Al Azhar, and around 30 religious leaders and representatives from a range of traditions, launched on December 3, the Faith Pavilion at COP28 puts forth this Call to Action.
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 sessions at the Faith Pavilion in a full programme during COP 28. Learn more.
Über 150 Repräsentantinnen und Repräsentanten aus Wissenschaft, Religion – darunter Baha’i, Buddhismus, Christentum, Hinduismus, Islam, Judentum, Sikhi – Indigenen Traditionen sowie Politik kamen zusammen, um Klimaschutzambitionen zu stärken.
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.
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 to address the urgent problem of providing faith-sensitive mental health and psychosocial support (MHPSS) for displaced children.
In a compelling virtual address at PaRD’s Annual Forum 2023, Nazila Ghanea (UN Special Rapporteur on Freedom of Religion or Belief – FoRB) highlights the intertwined nature of freedom of religion or belief and sustainable development. Read her full speech.
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 of hope, dignity, peace, and cooperation.
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.
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, and Transformative Action.” Khushwant Singh, the Head of PaRD Secretariat, offered insights into collaborative endeavours uniting faith and development, marking a significant milestone in the pursuit of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Read his full speech.
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 World.’ Explore the event’s purpose and objectives.