RfP South Asia attending Mind-Heart Dialogue Training

Delegates of Religions for Peace Asia from the South Asia region are participating in the week-long Mind-Heart Dialogue Training in Kathmandu, Nepal from November 27 to December 1, 2023.The Mind-Heart Dialogue is one of the key strategies in implementing the Faith and Positive Change for Children, families and communities initiative (FPCC), a global partnership with Unicef, which aims to move beyond single-sector, small-scale, ad-hoc and sometimes instrumentalist approaches of faith engagement in development and humanitarian work.Mind-Heart Dialogue is an evidence-based reflective and experiential process, exploring faith convictions, lived experiences and knowledge to influence positive social and behaviour change.  It supports faith groups and development partners to work together to protect and Read more about RfP South Asia attending Mind-Heart Dialogue Training[…]

Interfaith Responses to Gender-Based Violence: A Fireside Chat

Advancing gender equality is one of the thematic areas of Religions for Peace. It is against this backdrop that we invite you our upcoming event Interfaith Responses to Gender-based Violence: A Fireside Chat, which will engage several Religions for Peace leaders, by diving deeper into the topic of engaging multi-religiously and multi-collaboratively to advance women’s dignity and address gender-based violence.

The Role of Strategic Partnership between Faith Actors and ICAN in Universalizing the TPNW for Sustainable Peace, Justice, and Development

Organised by Religions for Peace, the African Council of Religious Leaders-Religions for Peace, and ICAN, this side event aims to foster a holistic understanding of how faith communities and ICAN can collborate to advance the TPNW and through many topics, speakers will explore the correlation of interfaith mechanisms and disarmament advocacy.

Religions for Peace Pakistan:Interfaith Project Impacting Women&Children

Religions for Peace Asia is pleased to introduce Religions for Peace Pakistan’s interfaith project focusing on women and children.1. Maternal & Child Health Center & PharmacyIn collaboration with Rotary Club of Silver Sands Karachi District 3271, RfP Pakistan established the center and pharmacy as the only medical unit in Thar, which provides daily free clinic and essential medicines desert dwellers Belonging to Muslim, Hindu and Christian faiths. Video link: https://rfpasia.org/publication-resource/video/maternal-child-health-center-pharmacy/ 2. Clean Water ProjectIn collaboration with Rotary Club of Karachi, RfP Pakistan has set up the Thar Water Filtration RO Plant that will provide clean water, which is very essential to the health and well of the community, specially the childrenVideo link: Read more about Religions for Peace Pakistan:Interfaith Project Impacting Women&Children[…]

The Significance of Religion in Human Rights and the SDG’s: A Book Launch

Religions for Peace, in collaboration with Routledge, Religions Matters, is pleased to invite you to the virtual book launch “The Significance of Religion in Human Rights and the SDG’s.”This virtual book launch will continue our collaborative efforts to ensure the importance of recognising well rounded, multi-religious educational materials that create platforms for sustainable peacebuilding and human rights efforts, worldwide. 

Inspiring Faith, Hope, and Transformative Action to Accelerate Progress Towards the SDGs

This High-Level meeting jointly organised by the Trilateral Partnership and regional faith-based networks for the SDGs, with Religions for Peace and partners, aimed to leverage the expertise, experiences, and collective strength of regional networks to inspire faith and hope, promote moral and spiritual imperatives, and provide high-level political advocacy for transformative action.<<PHOTO>>

Engaging Youth in the Abolition of All Forms of Racism from a Faith Perspective to Achieve a Sustainable Future for All

On 21 September 2023, Religions for Peace, the Islamic Cooperation Youth Forum (ICYF), and the International Islamic Fiqh Academy (IIFA) co-organised a side event on the margins of the 78th United Nations General Assembly. This event featured discussions to foster interfaith dialogue, promote mutual understanding, and empower the youth to combat racism in all its forms.<<PHOTO>>

Join Religions for Peace for “Guardians of the Rainforest: A Film Screening”

Religions for Peace is pleased to invite you to an in-person film screening of Guardians of the Rainforest, produced by award-winning filmmakers Ms. Lia Beltrami and Ms. Marianna Beltrami, with the support of Religions for Peace, a lead implementing partner of the Interfaith Rainforest Initiative (IRI), a United Nations-led global programme. The event will be held on Wednesday, 20 September from 11:00am – 12:30pm EST at 777 United Nations Plaza, New York, NY 10017. Guardians of the Rainforest is a documentary supported by multi-religious efforts to highlight the vital work of Indigenous women who are speaking out for the protection of the tropical rainforests in Brazil, the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), and Borneo. Join us for a film screening followed Read more about Join Religions for Peace for “Guardians of the Rainforest: A Film Screening”[…]

FPCC Regional Advisory Group Action Planning Workshop

Religions for Peace South Asia participated in the FPCC Regional Advisory Group Action Planning WorkshopColombo, Sri Lanka.  Religions for Peace Asia participated in the FPCC Regional Advisory Group (RAG)  3-day workshop on Faith Actors for Child Rights and Well-being:  Enhancing Collaboration and Positive Change for Adolescent Girls in South Asia from 13-15 August 2023.  The Faith for Positive Change for Children is a tripartite collaboration of Religions for Peace, Unicef, and Joint Learning Initiative.The FPCC is the fruit of the more than 3 decades of partnership between Unicef and Religions for Peace’ commitment from over 90 affiliate countries including women and youth interfaith to work and advance the well-being of Read more about FPCC Regional Advisory Group Action Planning Workshop[…]