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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Faith Action for Children on the Move Final Action Plan

This joint action plan published by the Global Partners Forum organizing partners aims to strengthen faith action for the care and protection of children on the move. © 2018 Global Partners Forum

Avoiding ‘White Elephants’ – Fruitful Development Cooperation from the Perspective of …

Discussion Paper Series of the Research Programme on Religious Communities and Sustainable Development of the Humboldt University Berlin on religion and sustainable development. © 2018 Humboldt University Berlin

Accommodating Religious Identity in Youth Peacebuilding Programms

This toolkit presents an overview of how Search for Common Ground programmes are designed to engage, respect, and accommodate young people’s religious identities around the world. © 2017 Search for Common Ground

Transforming Violent Extremism – A Peacebuilders Guide

This guide by Search for Common Ground offers insights and guiding principles for peacebuilders and on-the-ground practitioners who are seeking to prevent or address violent extremism. © 2017 Search for Common Ground

Interfaith Journeys: An exploration of history,ideas, and future directions

This paper explored the complex landscape of initiatives that involve interfaith, multifaith, intrafaith, and other purposeful efforts involving dialogue and action with a religious inspiration. © 2017 WFDD & GHR Foundation

Muslim Platform for Sustainable Development

This document provides an introduction to the Muslim Platform for Sustainable Development (MPSD). © 2017 Islamic Relief Worldwide

The International Partnership on Religion and Sustainable Development – The First Year: …

This publication provides an overview of the work and impact of the International Partnership on Religion and Sustainable Development (PaRD) during its first year of operation. © 2017 PaRD

The Panama Declaration on Ending Violence Against Children

Global leaders, religious figures, government representatives, and organizations gathered in Panama City to sign the “Panama Declaration on Ending Violence against Children.” The commitments made in the declaration seek to eliminate all forms of violence against children. © 2017 GNRC & Arigatou International

The Fez Process and the Fez Plan of Action

This report provides an overview of the Fez Process and the Fez Plan of Action on the role of religious leaders in preventing incitement to violence that could lead to atrocity crime. © 2017 UNOGPRP

Plan of action for religious leaders and actors to prevent incitement to violence that …

This Plan for Action, known as the “Fez Process”, aims to better understand, articulate and encourage the potential of religious leaders to prevent incitement and the violence that it can lead to, and to integrate the work of religious leaders within broader efforts to prevent atrocity crimes. © 2017 UNOGPRP, WCC, The Network for Religious and Traditional Peacemakers, KAICIID

Ahimsa Forum 2017 Report

This final report of the 3rd Ahimsa Forum in 2017 summarizes a wide range of topics and ideas. Ethics were a strong theme throughout the forum, while innovation and leadership were discussed as well as different aspects of global health. © 2017 Ahimsa Fund

G20 Interfaith Summit Full Report

This reports covers the three major themes of the G20 Interfaith Summit in Potsdam in 2017: sustainable development, religious freedom or freedom of belief, and the economic sector. © 2017 G20 Interfaith

Report on Highlights from the 2017 UN High Level Political Forum Faith-Based Side Events

This report summarises the highlights of the faith-based side events of the 2017 UN High Level Political Forum. © 2017 UNIATF

LWF Called To Transform. A Lutheran Perspective on Religion and Development

This brochure offers a two-fold contribution to the current discourse on religion and development. © 2017 LWF

Flyer SLE Religion, Gender and Youth Inclusion in Peace and Security

This flyer provides information on the ‘Strategic Learning Exchange (SLE) on Religion, Gender and Youth Inclusion in Peace and Security’ taking place in October, 2017 at the UN Women headquater in New York, USA. © UNFPA, UN Women, The Network for Religious and Traditional Peacemakers

JLI Refugee Hub Scoping Study On Local Faith Communities In Urban Displacement

This report aims to highlight evidence regarding the roles and impact that Local Faith Communities (LFCs) play in relation to urban refugees, and to inform interconnected conversations around localisation and urbanisation. © 2017 JLI