International Links

Religions for Peace

Religions for Peace is the largest international coalition of representatives from the world’s great religions dedicated to promoting peace. It has its headquarters in New York, and has regional organisations. The regional organisation is the Asian Conference of Religions for Peace, with its headquarters in Seoul. Visit Religions for Peace

Parliament of the World’s Religions

The Council for a Parliament of the World’s Religions is a Global Interfaith Movement and holds a Parliament of the World’s Religions every five years. Visit Parliament of the World’s Religions

United Religions Initiative

The United Religions Initiative (URI) is an international, grassroots, interfaith bridge-building organization modeled after the United Nations. It aims to create social change by promoting “enduring, daily interfaith cooperation,” ending “religiously motivated violence”, and promoting “cultures of peace, justice, and healing for the Earth and all living beings. Visit United Religions Initiative

World Interfaith Harmony Week

The World Interfaith Harmony Week is an initiative of the United Nations General Assembly to provide ways and means to support, on a voluntary basis, the spread of the message of interfaith harmony and goodwill in the world’s churches, mosques, synagogues, temples and other places of worship during that week based on Love of God and Love of the Neighbour, or based on Love of the Good and Love of the Neighbour, each according to their own religious traditions or convictions.

Visit World Interfaith Harmony Week

The Elders

The Elders are an independent group of eminent global leaders, brought together by Nelson Mandela, who offer their collective influence and experience to support peace building, help address major causes of human suffering and promote the shared interests of humanity.

Visit The Elders

Other Sites

The BBC’s site on religion and ethics with information areas on Atheism, Bahá’í, Buddhism, Christianity, Hinduism, Islam, Jainism, Judaism, Mormonism, Paganism, Rastafari, Shinto, Sikhism, Taoism, Unitarianism, Zoroastrianism: BBC Religion and Ethics

International Association for Religious Freedom

PBS Religion and News