Join Religions for Peace for our upcoming Conference of the World Council of Religious Leaders on Faith and Diplomacy: Generations in Dialogue. The hybrid in-person and virtual Conference will be held in Lindau, Germany on 4-7 October, 2021, and we welcome you to participate virtually.
The Conference of the World Council of Religious Leaders on Faith and Diplomacy: Generations in Dialogue will focus on three key themes: Peace and Security, the Environment, and Humanitarianism, including a focus on global public health and the role of religious actors in the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.
Sessions will include interactive discussions, roundtables on diplomacy and religion, and debates. This inclusive and participatory modality will ensure systematic inclusion of the voices and the roles of interfaith youth in discussions with religious leaders, diplomats and intergovernmental partners.
Confirmed keynote speakers include
- Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, Director-General, WHO
- Dr. Jeffrey Sachs, Director of the Center for Sustainable Development at Columbia University and President of the UN Sustainable Development Solutions Network
- H.E. Cardinal Charles Bo Archbishop of Yangon, Myanmar; President, Federation of Asian Bishops’ Conference; Co-President, Religions for Peace
- H.E. Justin Welby, Archbishop of Canterbury, England
- H.E. Filippo Grandi, United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, UNHCR
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Religions for Peace builds on a 50-year legacy of multi-religious engagement nuanced, informed and challenged by diverse and complex contexts at community, national, regional and global levels. Since its inception in 1970, Religions for Peace’s affiliated Inter Religious Councils have engaged in a wide range of social, political, economic and humanitarian issues.