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Join the Parliament at the “Faith for Earth Dialogue at UNEA 5.2”

February 17, 2022

The Parliament of the World’s Religions is a partner of UNEP Faith for Earth and is joining the United Nations Environment Assembly (UNEA) to be held on 28 February to 4 March 2022, on the theme of “Strengthening Actions for Nature to Achieve the Sustainable Development Goals”. UNEA is open to civil society organizations that are accredited and upon registration.

Faith for Earth, in collaboration with a diverse group of faith organizations and leaders, will be organizing 25+ online dialogue sessions during the period 21 February – 4 March 2022.

The Parliament of the World’s Religions will be featured on:

Monday, February 21st

  • 14:00 (Nairobi Time) for the “Official high-level Launch of the Faith for Earth Dialogue at UNEA 5.2” featuring a special address from our Executive Director, Rev. Stephen Avino
  • 17:30 (Nairobi Time) for the program “Faith for Earth: A Call for Action” featuring members of the Parliament’s Climate Action Task Force

Tuesday, February 22nd

  • 16:00 (Nairobi Time) for the program “Grassroots Interfaith Action for Climate Justice”, co-organized by the Parliament

Friday, January 25th

  • 17:30 (Nairobi Time) for the program“Faith, Values and Ethics in Environmental Governance”, co-organized by the Parliament and featuring Parliament Trustee, Kehkashan Basu

Friday, March 4th

  • 14:00 (Nairobi Time) for the “Faith for Earth Youth Coalition” featuring Parliament Trustee and NextGen Chair, Kehkashan Basu

Additionally, a  program on the Interfaith Rainforest Initiative in which the Parliament is a partner organization will be hosted on March 1st at 17:30 (Nairobi Time). Members of the Climate Action Task Force are also speaking in a number of programs featuring Karenna Gore, Gopal Patel, Susan Hendershot, Andrew Schwartz, and Mary Evelyn Tucker. Explore the Full Schedule here→

The Faith for Earth Dialogue is open to all stakeholders, demonstrating the power and potential of faith-based organizations and faith leaders in shaping the discussions at UNEA as well as engaging in policy dialogue with other stakeholders including governments, major groups, cities, businesses, and other civil society organizations.