Exploring Collaborative Efforts between Faith and Development

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.

PaRD’s Priorities and Activities in 2023 and early 2024

Participants of PaRD’s Leadership Meeting 2023 (fltr): Andrea Mateja (PaRD Sec), Najat Abdi Mohamed (Workstream (WS) Lead), Ina, Gaetan Roy (WS Lead), Matthias Boehning (WS Lead), Mercy Munene (Steering Board (SB)), Berthold Weig (SB), Ruth Faber (WS Lead), Kalin Owen-Padberg (WS Lead), Atallah Fitzgibbon (SB), Fred Nyabara (SB), Stefan Sengstmann (SB/WS Lead), Hazel Dixon (SB), Khalid Boudali (SB), Jennifer McCarthy (PaRD Sec), Khushwant Singh (Head of PaRD Sec) ©GIZ/PaRD

PaRD’s Leadership met from 27 to 29 March 2023 in Friedrichsdorf (Germany) to set priorities and discuss activities for 2023 and early 2024. Find out the most important things you need to know about PaRD this year – especially in relation to PaRD’s Annual Forum 2023.

More than 20 Men Advocate for Gender Justice in Malawi

No more underage marriages – that’s what Malawian Paramount Chief Kawinga has enforced in his community. He is one of a group of more than 20 male champions for gender justice who came together in a workshop organised mainly by the All Africa Conference of Churches (AACC) and supported by PaRD to advocate for gender justice in their country.

PaRD’s Annual Forum 2022: More Diverse, Bigger than Ever

With over 160 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 climate crisis.