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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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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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Dr. Charles Ian McNeill serves as the Senior Advisor on Forests & Climate for the UN Environment Programme (UNEP) where he oversees the Interfaith Rainforest Initiative and forest and climate policy. Previously he...
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Photo Credit: Spertus Institute for Jewish Learning and Spiritual Leadership The Parliament of the World's Religions is saddened to learn of the passing of Parliament Trustee Emeritus, Rabbi Dr. Peter Knobel and extends...
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The Parliament of the World's Religions is deeply saddened to share news of the passing of Board Emeritus, Reverend Canon Dr. Gwynne Guibord . Rev. Gwynne Marlyn Guibord, founder and president emerita of The Guibord...
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2 Tuesday, August 20th marked the first day of the 10th World Assembly of Religions for Peace (RFP), in partnership with the Foundation Peace Dialogue of the World Religions and Civil Society. Religions for Peace is the...
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Dawn M. Nothwehr, OSF a trustee of the Parliament of the World’s Religions has been selected to co-lead a program of nine courses and multiple campus events exploring the theme “Science and Saving Stories That Shape Us...
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On Monday July 15th, 2019 the UN Task Force on Religion and Development and the Multi-Faith Advisory Council (CA) gathered for the Annual Kofi Annan Faith Briefings in New York. The Parliament was invited to participate...
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Christiana Figueres is an internationally recognized leader on global climate change. She was Executive Secretary of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) 2010-2016. Assuming responsibility...
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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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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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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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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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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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