2023 Schedule

August 14-18, 2023 | McCormick Place Lakeside Center

The Parade of Faiths

The Parade of Faiths is a pre-Parliament event that celebrates Chicago’s rich diversity with a parade of music, dance, and celebration open to the public the afternoon before the opening of the 9th Convening of the Parliament of the World’s Religions. Connect with Chicago representatives from your tradition and encourage them to sign-up today!

The Global Ethic Assembly

Celebrating 30 years of our signature document, Towards the Global Ethic, the Global Ethic Assembly serves as the first thematic assembly at the 2023 Parliament of the World’s Religions.

The Climate Action Assembly

The Climate Action Assembly at the 2023 Parliament of the World’s Religions offers a comprehensive discussion of the biggest threats facing our planet today, with clear and impactful ways for you to take action to help save Earth.

Featuring experts and with a dedicated focus on youth voices who are working on the ground to promote sustainability and conservation, this 90-minute Assembly will bring together discussions on human rights, biodiversity, science, and more.

Check back on the schedule, more information is coming soon!


Land Acknowledgment

The Parliament of the World's Religions acknowledges it is situated on the traditional homelands of the Bodéwadmik (Potawatomi), Hoocąk (Winnebago/Ho’Chunk), Jiwere (Otoe), Nutachi (Missouria), and Baxoje (Iowas); Kiash Matchitiwuk (Menominee); Meshkwahkîha (Meskwaki); Asâkîwaki (Sauk); Myaamiaki (Miami), Waayaahtanwaki (Wea), and Peeyankihšiaki (Piankashaw); Kiikaapoi (Kickapoo); Inoka (Illini Confederacy); Anishinaabeg (Ojibwe), and Odawak (Odawa).

PoWR recognizes the region we now call Chicago remains home to a diversity of Indigenous peoples today and this land upon which we walk, live, and play continues to be Indigenous land.

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