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On June 25th and 26th, our friends at United Religions Initiative hosted their 2019 International Conference at the Hoover Institution on the Stanford University campus in California, USA. Accelerate Peace: Interfaith...
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The G20 Interfaith Forum (IF20) advocates for global solutions by collaborating with religious thought leaders and political representatives. From June 7th through June 9th, the 2019 G20 Interfaith Forum was hosted in...
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On Thursday, June 20th Parliament chair, Audrey Kitagawa, joined interfaith leaders from around the world to celebrate the 26th Annual World Yoga Festival in observance of the International Day of Yoga at the United...
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At the 2018 Parliament of the World's Religions, Hugh Locke joined the Women's Assembly as a keynote speaker on Saturday, November 3rd. Watch the Women's Assembly Live Stream here ! Hugh Locke has developed an...
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The first two webinars in PoWR's Faith and Climate Webinar Series , organized in partnership with the Security and Sustainability Forum (SSF), were resounding successes. The June 4 webinar about the Youth Climate Suit...
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Over the years, the Parliament has initiated dialogues and nurtured relationships among people of diverse backgrounds. In doing so, the Parliament has provided a framework for expressing many visions of a just, peaceful...
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Nuclear weapons promote the culture of ultimate violence claiming implicitly that the pursuit of security by one state can rightfully place the right to existence of all future generations at risk. We thus make a...
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Join Parliament Chair, Audrey Kitagawa at the 26th Annual " WORLD YOGA FESTIVAL " hosted on Thursday, June 20th at Tillman Chapel, The Church Center for the United Nations from 1 pm - 3 pm. She will be offering an...
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Parliament Chair, Audrey E. Kitagawa was invited to write a featured article for the Daily Financial Times, Sri Lanka . The article was published on Wednesday, June 19th, 2019 and appeared originally on the Daily FT...
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Engaging critical constituencies within the global interfaith movement is critical to fostering a just, peaceful, and sustainable world. At the upcoming United Religions Initiative conference Accelerating Peace:...
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Soraya Deen is OMNIA Institute for Contextual Leadership’s lead organizer for women’s initiatives. She is the founder of the Muslim Women Speakers Movement, and Co-founder of Peacemoms (Promoting Christian and Muslim...
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Nuclear weapons are among the greatest existing threats facing our world. Faith and interfaith activists have been working for years to engage leaders around the world and challenge nations to adopt clear, concise, and...
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Interfaith dialogue is a vital first step for many people involved in the global interfaith movement but organizations and conferences around the world are increasingly challenging themselves and their stakeholders to...
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In-between our large international convenings, the Parliament has been staying active in the interfaith world, advancing our mission of creating a more just, peaceful, and sustainable world. Among these projects are our...
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The first topic in PWR's Climate Action WebForum focuses on Juliana v United States, the historic Youth Climate Suit currently proceeding through the federal court system in the U. S. Please visit the WebForum to read...
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United Religions Initiative (URI) is a key partner of the Parliament of the World’s Religions within the interfaith movement and in the pursuit of a more peaceful, just and sustainable world. We are delighted to learn...
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On Sunday, May 19, 2019 at the War Memorial in Trenton, New Jersey, Saffet A. Catovic, was one of the community organizers/activists whose efforts were recognized and honored at the 2019 New Jersey State Governor’s...
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From May 12th through the 14th, representatives from around the world gathered for the 16th United Nations Celebration of Buddha's Birthday - Vesak 2019. The General Assembly, by its resolution 54/115 of 1999,...
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The Parliament's Climate Action Program and the Security and Sustainability Forum are working together to produce a new webinar series early next month. Called Faith and Climate , the webinars will bring faith leaders...
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On May 3rd, the Parliament of the World's Religions joined Smallholder Farmer's Alliance , Timberland , Columbia University , and the New York Institute of Technolog y for a special event featuring Colleen Vien,...
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