The International Partnership on Religion and Sustainable Development (PaRD) welcomes four new members, including the Indonesian government, represented by its Ministry of Religious Affairs (MoRA).
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 itself to be religious. It is also the country with the largest Muslim population in…
With over 150 participants from around 35 countries and seven religions as well as Indigenous Peoples, PaRD’s Annual Forum on Religion and Sustainable Development brought together a diversity of people, organisations, and perspectives to address the…
Mercy Munene, PaRD Steering Group member and Core Team Member with the Catholic Youth Network for Environmental Sustainability in Africa (CYNESA), spoke at PaRD's Annual Forum on Religion and Sustainable Development 2022 about PaRD's role as an…
Dr Andrea Benzo, Italian Special Envoy for the Protection of Freedom of Religion or Belief and Interreligious Dialogue, spoke at PaRD's Annual Forum on Religion and Sustainable Development 2022 about the connections between Freedom of Religion and…
PaRD's Head of Secretariat, Khushwant Singh, spoke in Bali (Indonesia) about the importance of "Unity in Diversity" and a circular understanding of life, as well as the need to unlearn linear and growth-oriented thinking in order to tackle the…
Frank Schwabe, German Commissioner for Freedom of Religion and Belief and Member of the German Parliament, spoke at PaRD's Annual Forum on Religion and Sustianable Development 2022 about the need to strengthen democratic values and inclusive…
From 31 October to 3 November 2022, PaRD is hosting its Annual Forum on Religion and Sustainable Development in a hybrid format in Bali, Indonesia. Participants can look forward to interactive and diverse sessions on the theme of "Faith and…
That religion and religious actors are essential for the 2030 Agenda is accepted by many, but formal structures for cooperation with governments need to be strengthened.
While international institutions acknowledge religious actors in state affairs, research institutes and universities focus on the role of religion and religious actors in many disciplines.