Report on 16 Webinars on Human Trafficking (October 2020 – December 2021)

Ending Modern Slavery – the Role of Religious Actors:From the 20th of October 2020 to the 8th of December 2021, Religions for Peace Honorary Presidents -the Sovereign Order of Malta – with the leadership of the Ambassador of the Order of Malta to monitor and combat trafficking in persons (Ambassador M. Veuthey), in cooperation with Sister Mirjam Beike, RGS, organized 16 webinars on human trafficking. See a detailed report on the remarkable discussions and actions undertaken.

International Women’s Day Online Event

Online EventLet’s Celebrate International Women’s Day Together#BreakTheBiasReligions for Peace Asia (ACRP) is pleased to announce that Asia-Pacific Women of Faith Network (APWoFN) will celebrate Internation Women’s Day on March 8th, 2022.International Women’s Day (known as IWD) is a global day celebrating the social, economic, cultural, and political achievements of women. The day also marks a call to action for accelerating women’s equality.IWD has occurred for well over a century, with the first IWD gathering in 1911 supported by over a million people. Today, IWD is celebrated from individuals to small groups and large organizations worldwide.The United Nation stated that the theme for International Women’s Day is, “Gender equality today for Read more about International Women’s Day Online Event[…]

13th Interfaith School hosted by INTERFIDEI (RfP Indonesia)

13th Interfaith School hosted by INTERFIDEI (RfP Indonesia)Opening and Closing Lectures Will Be Open to the Public!It is pleasure to annouce all of you that INTERFIDEI (RfP Indonesia)will hold the 13th Interfiatin School!The interfaith school is a collaborative program between Institute for Inter-Faith Dialogue in Indonesia (Interfidei) and the Faculty of Theology of Sanata Dharma University, the Faculty of Theology, Duta Wacana Christian University, and the Faculty of Ushuluddin and Islamic Thought, UIN Sunan Kalijaga Yogyakarta since 2009 – Now.This program is now in its 13th years as a cooperation between Institut DIAN/Interfidei (initiator) and 3 religious based Universities (Islam, Protestan and Catholic). We also included other religions like Hindu, Read more about 13th Interfaith School hosted by INTERFIDEI (RfP Indonesia)[…]

Religions for Peace and United Religions Initiative sign a memorandum of understanding

 Leading global organizations Religions for Peace International (RfP) and United Religions Initiative (URI) to collaborate on vital peacebuilding action around the world.PRESS RELEASE:January 28, 2022Leading global organizations Religions for Peace International (RfP) and United Religions Initiative (URI) to collaborate on vital peacebuilding action around the world.Religions for Peace and United Religions Initiative signed a Memorandum of Understanding on December 22, 2021. This partnership will address the U.N. Sustainable Development Goals related to the COVID-19 pandemic and climate change by combining organizational efforts and globally implementing multireligious and interfaith collaboration.This agreement is the culmination of years of silo efforts leading to collaboration between the two organizations. Even though both organizations address peacebuilding, each approaches Read more about Religions for Peace and United Religions Initiative sign a memorandum of understanding[…]

Religions for Peace faith leaders demand an accountability to peace

Religions for Pece has released a statement of peace on the Ukraine Situation.“Calling for peace and a de-escalation of the militarization of Ukraine’s borders is also a prayer for justice. Peace is a matter of choice and has to be shared by all the forces engaged in this concerning geopolitical context…while conflict may be a normal aspect of coexistence, war and violence are not inevitable.”

Multi-Faith and Intergenerational Prayer Service

Religions for Peace has invited its friends, partners, and believers to share reflections and offer a multi-faith prayer service for 2022 and beyond to reflect on the past and pray for the future.Please join us for prayers that will be offered from all faith traditions all over the world “Multi-Faith and Intergenerational Prayer Service,” on 3 February at 8:30am ET/10:30pm JST (Local time here).Let us pray together that our hearts soften towards one another, in every corner of our world, that we may commit to serving each beating heart and all life, without any discrimination and with all love. That we give gratitude for the spaces and places that bring us together to serve Read more about Multi-Faith and Intergenerational Prayer Service[…]