Over 50 years, Religions for Peace and its network of six regional and over 90 national interreligious councils, youth and women of faith networks has consistently responded to global challenges by coordinating and supporting multi-religious efforts in building “positive peace,” which also includes delivering lifesaving support to communities in conflict situations.With this call for proposals, Religions for Peace is opening the third phase of the Multi- religious Humanitarian Fund to provide seed grants to interfaith initiatives that aid those displaced by conflict.https://www.rfp.org/call-for-proposals-multi-religious-humanitarian-fund/
Religions for Peace‘s International Youth Committee has released a Statement on the Ukraine Conflict.https://www.rfp.org/voice-of-religious-youth-on-ukraine-to-all-world-leaders/
“As an organization dedicated to peace and the prosperity of everyone, Religions for Peace reaffirms its belief that advocating for a non-violent resolution to this crisis is an expression of our shared spiritual commitment to a just and sustainable peace.”
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.
From 1 February to 7 February, in honor of Interfaith Harmony Week, Religions for Peace offered stories highlighting the work of our many Interreligious Councils from around the world. These stories were then complied into a video.Please click the following URL to watch their video.https://www.rfp.org/interfaith-harmony-week/
Religions for Peace – the world’s largest and most representative multi-religious coalition – has had many milestones, partnerships, and global actions. Click to learn more.
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)[…]
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 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.”
Religions for Peace Asia is pleased to share the statement of the International Women’s Coordinating Committee and Global Women of Faith Network on Overcoming [Sexual] Violence Against Women.We encourage all to circulate it as widely as possible.