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The Global Conversations series connects faith-based climate activists around the world to discover synergies and share knowledge. Introducing the Conversationalists for our December 5th Global Conversation: Amber...
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Sometimes the most valuable conversations come about informally - a coffee break at a conference, a chance meeting on the street, an introduction at a community gathering, or a friendly greeting in a new setting. Global...
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As the United States begins the process of withdrawing from the Paris Agreement, the Parliament’s Climate Action Task Force reasserts our unwavering commitment to climate action. As a signatory to the We Are Still In...
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Parliament convenings bring together thousands of individuals committed to fostering a more peaceful, just and sustainable world. Often times, individuals and communities are inspired by the spirit and mission of the...
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As was previously reported, in early October Parliament Chair Audrey Kitagawa participated in a variety of programming in Asia in an effort to engage religious leaders in the mission of the Parliament. On October 3rd,...
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The webinar Tools to Guide Congregations and Communities Through the Energy Transition was co-hosted on October 15th by the Security and Sustainability Forum and the Parliament of the World’s Religions. Attendees tuned...
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On October 3, 2019 the Parliament joined leaders from different religious faiths and top scholars in facilitated dialogue on ecological civilization as part of the Yeoju Eco-Forum . The dialogue was hosted in the city...
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On September 24, 2019 the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) hosted a critical faith-based civil society consultation aimed at sharing experiences, commitments, and perspectives from the work being carried...
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The Parliament of the World’s Religions unequivocally condemns the monstrous anti-Semitic attack carried out in Halle, Germany on Thursday, October 10. The abhorrent attack carried out on Yom Kippur, the holiest day of...
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The climate march in Chicago on September 20th was organized as part of the worldwide youth climate strike that mobilized 4 million youth and their allies around the world. In Chicago, thousands marched from Grant Park...
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On Friday, September 27th, 2019 the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) hosted the 2019 UN Champions of the Earth Award and the Young Champions of the Earth Prize. The ceremony, co-hosted by Alec Baldwin and...
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The Parliament of the World's Religions is joining the Security and Sustainability Forum to co-host a special webinar on Tuesday, October 15th focused on energy transition. Tools to Guide Congregations and Communities...
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The 2019 Vedanta Society Fall Banquet was hosted on Sunday, September 15th in Rolling Meadows, IL to great success. As was previously reported, the program featured Parliament Chair, Audrey Kitagawa, Vivekananda Vedanta...
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As previously reported, the 17th World Summit of Nobel Peace Laureates gathered in Mérida, Mexico from September 19-22, 2019, to make an urgent call to all countries and organizations of the world, their leaders and...
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The Parliament of the World's Religions joins our partners from Religions for Peace , Green Faith , Norway's International Climate and Forest Initiative , Regnskogfondet , UN Environment , World Council of Churches and...
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From September 19 through September 22, Nobel Peace Laureates will gather for the 17th World Summit in Yucatan, Mexico. The World Summit of Nobel Peace Laureates is the most inspirational and largest annual event in the...
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This article first appeared on The Interfaith Observer on September 12, 2019. The article is reproduced by the Parliament with permission from the author, Dr. Tarunjit Singh Butalia. Many who have had the opportunity to...
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September 11 is a day of remembrance at the Parliament. Every year, we celebrate the first gathering of Western and Eastern faith traditions took place on another September 11, 1893, at the first World's Parliament of...
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At the 1893 World’s Parliament of Religions, Swami Vivekananda addressed thousands of attendees and delivered a speech that cemented him as a key figure in what would become the global interfaith movement. This weekend...
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The 10th World Assembly was a historic gathering for Religions for Peace (RFP) and more broadly the global interfaith movement. As was previously reported, Prof. Azza Karam was selected as the new Secretary General of...
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