Kiran Bali

Kiran Bali, MBE, JP is the global chair of the United Religions Initiative. She is a practising Hindu and has been leading at the global interfaith level for many years. Kiran is involved with grassroots projects to help tackle climate change. She gave the Hindu opening words for the One Earth, One Family multi-faith climate march, calling for all religions to join hands to create a brighter and more sustainable future. For her endeavours, Kiran was honored by Queen Elizabeth II and has received a number of international awards. She is a regular keynote speaker and has addressed the UN General Assembly.

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