Press Releases

Regular updates, press releases and photos of the 10th World Assembly of Religions for Peace and other selected projects can be found on this page. We will also be happy to provide you with further information upon request. If you would like to receive press releases by e-mail or if you have further questions, please contact our communications team: presse@ringforpeace.org

13.11.2020 | Lindau
Female Religious Leaders push for Environmental Protection

The connection between humans and the environment plays a major role in interreligious dialogue, and becomes especially evident considering that the canons of all world religions agree that nature must be protected.

12.11.2020 | Lindau
Women Engagement: Help for Beirut, refugees and against racism

To develop strategies for prevention and help, it needs diplomatic experience, empathy and sensitivity in both politics and religion.

11.11.2020 | International
Recognizing Hate Speech – Overcoming Terrorism

A series of terrorist attacks is shaking people in Europe and around the world. Near Paris a teacher's head is cut off, in Nice three people are stabbed to death, in Vienna four people are shot and 23 are injured. The perpetrators were driven by religiously moFvated hatred.

10.11.2020 | International
A Protection For Women From Sexual Violence

Millions of women survive sexual violence every year. In many places, the political and legal infrastructure to identify and hold perpetrators accountable does not exist - but a simple DNA kit can change this.

10.11.2020 | International
Chancellor Merkel opens 1st Assembly on Women, Faith & Diplomacy with welcoming message

For four days, representatives of Hinduism, Buddhism, Judaism, Christianity, Islam and other religions will speak virtually about new forms of policy-making – with a focus on women and diplomacy

06.11.2020 | Lindau / International
A candle in the window as a peace sign for the world

Religions for Peace from New York and the Lindau Foundation for Peace Dialogue of World Religions and Civil Society, Ring for Peace, invite the people of Lindau to set a sign for peace with a candle in the window.

27.10.2020 | International
Fact sheet about Religions for Peace

Religions for Peace – Peacemakers for 50 years: Where religions come together to create a peaceful world.

09.04.2020 | New York/Lindau
Now more than ever we stand together – Statement by the European Council of Religious Leaders on Coronavirus Pandemic Covid-19.

Statement by the European Council of Religious Leaders on Coronavirus Pandemic

11.12.2019 | New York City, USA
Peace goals for the next five years – Hundreds of Religious Leaders Gather to Set Global Peace Priorities

Religions for Peace, the world’s largest and most representative multi-religious peacebuilding coalition, is convening hundreds of religious leaders, practitioners, scholars, government agencies and foundations in New York City on 11 December to co-develop global peacebuilding priorities for the next five years.