Council for a Parliament of the World's Religions (CPWR)

Congrès international des religions

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History

Founded 27 Sep 1893, Chicago IL (USA), following 1st World's Parliament of Religions, 11 Sep 1893, Chicago IL (USA). Reactivated June 1988, to celebrate 1993 centennial of first Parliament. Also referred to in English as: World Parliament of Religions; World's Parliament of Religions.

Aims

Cultivate harmony among the world's religious and spiritual communities; foster their engagement with the world and its guiding institutions in order to achieve a just, peaceful and sustainable world.

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Activities

Promotes Declaration Toward a Global Ethic, issued at the 1993 Parliament. Organizes regular Parliaments of the World's Religions.

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Consultative Status

United Nations Environment Programme (UN Environment).

Relations with Non-Governmental Organizations

Relations with 8 non-governmental organizations.
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Members

Members in 0 countries
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UN Sustainable Development Goals **

GOAL 16: Peace and Justice Strong Institutions

UIA Org ID

E2877

Last News Received

2016
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