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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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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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The 68th Annual United Nations Civil Society Conference concluded on August 28th with a clear outcome statement that affirms: The importance of inclusivity and respect for the dignity and human rights of all. Thus,...
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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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As previously reported, the Parliament of the World's Religions joined the historic 10th World Assembly of Religions for Peace in an ongoing effort to foster greater collaboration between interfaith networks. The...
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The host of the 2015 Parliament of the World's Religions, Utah, welcomed the 68th Annual United Nations Civil Society Conference from Monday, August 26th to Wednesday, August 28th. This marks the first time the UN...
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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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On August 13th, 2019 the Scottish Ahlul Bayt Society hosted the 5th Annual Eid Fellowship Dinner which brought together local and international faith, interfaith and civic leaders. The Scottish Ahlul Bayt Society is a...
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The Parliament of the World’s Religions condemns the domestic terrorist attacks carried out against the El Paso, Texas and Dayton, Ohio communities earlier this week and stands with the victims and families grappling...
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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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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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