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.
The International Partnership on Religion and Sustainable Development (PaRD) keeps growing. Nine new organisations join the global alliance in the third quarter of 2022, including the G20 Interfaith Forum Association (IF20).
Religious leaders, academics, government and multilateral representatives from Southern Africa discussed lessons and recommendations from the region's response to the Covid-19 pandemic. Learn more about the policy findings and recommendations…
Governments and policymakers focus more on freedom of religion and belief (FoRB) and how it ties into global issues like human rights and the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
The World Council of Churches (WCC) and International Partnership on Religion and Sustainable Development (PaRD) co-hosted a hybrid event on 2 June at Stockholm+50. Exploring the theme “Climate Action and Water for Life towards Creation Justice!”…
To put the words of PaRD’s Strategic Plan 2022-2026 into action and to strengthen existing and forge new relationships, PaRD’s leadership met in Washington, DC and New York in May 2022.
Despite being caught up in the fallout of the military coup, Myanmar’s religious actors are working together to protect human rights.
Making room for religious and local actors, including women, in climate-related planning, policymaking, and implementation brings valuable insight. This was highlighted by speakers at a CSW66 side event in 2022, which was co-organised by PaRD.
What started as an online document has evolved into a professional online platform: the Faith and COVID-19: Resource Repository. This collaborative project was supported by the International Partnership on Religion and Sustainable Development (PaRD)…