It’s safe to say that prior to November 2017, few Americans – and relatively few people outside the Pacific Islands – had heard of “Talanoa.” Over the past 12 months, however, Talanoa has become central to the ongoing process of United Nations global climate negotiations, and word is starting to get out that this particular framework for dialogue can be effective even when other models have failed. Talanoa’s unique approach of building empathy and common understanding allows participants to share areas of common concern and common aspirations, which in turn opens pathways for identifying steps for future action.
This October, millions the world over will mark the 500th anniversary of what came to be called the Protestant Reformation with worship, music, festivals, gatherings, conferences, books and more. This page lists many resources for the celebration of 500 years of the Reformation.
The 9th World Assembly of Religions for Peace will be held in Vienna during November, 2013. Delegates from Religions for Peace Australia will be attending the Assembly. Download the Theme Paper of the 9th World Assembly Follow the 9th World Assembly on social media Welcoming the Other The Assembly Theme Paper may be downloaded here … Read more