Knowledge Center

The PaRD Knowledge Centre is a collection of relevant resources on religion and sustainable development. It includes reports, policy papers, booklets, journals, e-books and compendia.

PaRD invites everyone to submit resources by writing an email with the subject “Publication for PaRD Knowledge Centre” to info@pard.international. Please include title, date of publication, teaser, author/editor, and attach the subsequent document.

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USAID COVID-19 Case Study Uganda

A look at how US government support enabled dramatic gains in vaccination in Uganda. © USAID 2021

USAID COVID-19 Case Study Zambia

A look at how US government support nearly doubled the fully vaccinated rate in Zambia. © USAID 2021

SECAM and Justice and Peace Europe: Draw the right lessons from the pandemic now, save …

Joint statement of SECAM and Justice and Peace Europe in the context of the AU-EU Summit on 17th & 18th of February 2022. © 2022 SECAM

SECAM and Justice and Peace Europe: Overcoming the crisis of global health and integral …

Statement of SECAM and Justice and Peace Europe in the context of the AU-EU Summit on 17th & 18th of February 2022. © 2022 SECAM

UNEP & Faith for Earth: The Role of Faith, Values and Ethics in Strengthening Action for …

The report was shared during Skálholt III in October 2021 and covers developments in the faith-environment nexus to date and proposes a road map ahead to ensure that the value of engaging with faith actors is more broadly recognised. © 2021 UNEP

Faith-Sensitive Mental Health And Psychosocial Support To Foster Resilience in Children On …

This booklet is both a compilation and an expansion of the contributions and recommendations made during a three part online series, Fostering Resilience in Children on the Move, held from September to November 2021. © 2021 Arigatou International Geneva, KAICIID International Dialogue Centre and World Vision International, PaRD

Taking Steps Towards Disability Inclusive (Sexual and Reproductive) Health

In this report the See You Foundation shares key learnings from its multi-country initiative Every Life Matters (ELM). It promotes inclusion of people with disabilities in sexual and reproductive health and eye care in Ethiopia, Rwanda and Mozambique. © 2022 See You Foundation

A time like no other – COVID-19 in Women’s Voices

This E-book embodies the vision of The Circle of Concerned African Women Theologians described by Phiri as it contains stories, poems, artwork, songs and theological reflections by women of all ages ranging from 12 years to over 60– South Africa. © 2021 The Circle of Concerned African Women Theologians – South Africa

Religion and Development Journal

This Journal includes three central themes: the move towards sustainable develoment as the present dominant paradigm; the reinvigoration of the post-development debate; and the emerging academic, policy and practice field of religion and development. © 2021 International Network on Religious Communities and Sustainable Development

Religious Communities as Actors for Ecological Sustainability in Southern Africa and …

Report from the joint online-seminar with of PaRD work-stream WECARE and the PaRD member Research Programme on Religious Communities and Sustainable Development, Humboldt University. © 2021 PaRD

Evaluating Interreligious Peacebuilding and Dialogue. Methods and Frameworks

This book offers a unique contribution that looks at several of the challenges and implications faced by religious and interreligious peacebuilders and also provides concrete examples of new models and tools for monitoring and evaluating religious and interreligious peacebuilding projects. © 2021 KAICIID

JLI MEAL Hub Compendium

Compendium of Good Practices on Conducting Monitoring, Evaluation, Accountability & Learning (MEAL) in Partnerships with International Actors and Local Faith Actors. © 2019 IRUSA

Faith for Earth: A call for action

This book is a collection of essential, unshakeable reverence that all religions have for creation and nature. Be inspired to view our planet as one with our faith or spirituality, to share knowledge and commitments to care for it, and to become part of the flourishing global interfaith movement that is increasingly bringing people together to protect and sustain life on Earth. © 2020 UNEP

Freedom of Religion or Belief for Everyone: Women in Focus

This booklet discusses why women are targeted differently than men and how women’s rights and freedom of religion or belief (FoRB) go hand in hand. © 2021 Stefanus Alliance International

Bridge Builders report

Strengthening the role of local faith actors in humanitarian response in South Sudan. With Islamic Relief, Joint Learning Initiative on Faith and Local Communities, RedR UK, Tearfund, Tearfund Belgium, University of Leeds. © 2020 Islamic Relief, Joint Learning Initiative on Faith and Local Communities, RedR UK, Tearfund, Tearfund Belgium, University of Leeds.

The role of Environmental and Spiritual Ethics in Galvanizing Nature Based Solutions

This paper will outline what Nature- Based Solutions (NBS) are, how the UN is supporting these practices, how FBOs are already engaging with NBS and what can be done to scale up action. This will be framed in the context of environmental and spiritual ethics that will help galvanise momentum to adopt nature-based solutions. © 2020 UNEP