Towards a Global Ethic: An Initial Declaration

June 6, 2016

At the 1993 Parliament, an assembly of religious and spiritual leaders gave its assent to a groundbreaking document, Towards a Global Ethic: an Initial Declaration. The declaration is a powerful statement of the ethical common ground shared by the world’s religious and spiritual traditions.

The following version was published in 2016.


Land Acknowledgment

The Parliament of the World's Religions is headquartered in the City of Chicago, the traditional homelands of the Council of the Three Fires: the Ojibwe, Odawa, and Potawatomi Nations, and other tribes such as the Miami, Ho-Chunk, Menominee, Sac, and Fox. 

PoWR recognizes and respects Indigenous Peoples as traditional stewards of this land. We remain committed to the advancement of dignity and justice for Indigenous Peoples’ and their communities in the region and around the world.


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