Interreligious Association for Peace and Development

The “Interreligious Association for Peace and Development” has been launched as a worldwide association of religious leaders which provides a forum to bring their experience and wisdom to bear in the search for solutions to our world’s problems. 

Interfaith Scripture Reading Links Ecology, Spirituality

Paris, France—The sixth online interfaith Scriptural Sharing was held on the theme "Ecology and Spirituality."

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Faith Leaders Urged to Light Path to Peace

Europe and the Middle East—The impact of the Abraham Accords was the focus of a UPF-IAPD webinar.

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World Refugee Day Honored with Interfaith Scripture Readings

Paris, France—An online interfaith scripture reading reminded participants of the plight of refugees.

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UPF Interreligious Association Launched in Portugal

Lisbon, Portugal—Leaders from four religious spheres attended the inauguration of the Interreligious Association for Peace and Development.

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Clergy and Theologians Reflect on the Role of the Church in Times of Crisis

Europe and the Middle East—Church leaders and scholars addressed conflicts and pandemic concerns.

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Interfaith Meeting Probes Humankind’s Beginning

Paris, France—UPF held its fourth online interfaith meeting on the topic “At the Beginning of Humanity.”

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Religious Minorities Join in Quest for Respect

Geneva, Switzerland—A UPF webinar discussed how minority faiths can promote the benefits they bring to society.

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Interfaith Discussion Honors International Day of Conscience

Yekaterinburg, Russia—Religious representatives spoke at a webinar dedicated to the International Day of Conscience.

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IAPD-Brazil Easter Program Attracts More Than 350 Viewers

Brazil—On Easter Sunday, April 4, 2021, the Brazil chapter of the Interreligious Association for Peace and Development (IAPD) led a Zoom program on the theme “Day of Resurrection, Rebirth, and Eternal Life.”

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IAPD Webinar Draws Viewers from 19 Countries

Central America and the Caribbean—UPF-Central America and the Caribbean held an Interreligious Association for Peace and Development web conference titled “The Responsibility of Religious Leaders for Peace and Development.”

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IAPD-Brazil Hosts Online Program With 2,450 Participants

Brazil—On March 22, 2021, the Brazil chapter of the Interreligious Association for Peace and Development (IAPD) held an event with the theme “International Month of Prayer.”

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Tokyo Interreligious Forum Remembers the Great East Japan Earthquake

Tokyo, Japan—UPF and the IAPD in Japan organized an interreligious forum in commemoration of the 10th anniversary of the Great East Japan Earthquake.

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