Who We Are
Religions for Peace is the world's largest and most representative multi-religious coalition advancing common action for peace since 1970. The Religions for Peace network consists of a World Council of senior religious leaders from all regions of the world, six regional inter-religious councils (IRC's) and more than seventy national ones, the Global Women of Faith Network, and the Global Interfaith Youth Network.
Mission & History
Religions for Peace is the world’s largest and most representative multi-religious coalition advancing common action for peace since 1970. Religions for Peace understands that to build peace we must work to stop war, end poverty, and protect the earth.
The Secretary General and staff of our offices at the United Nations Plaza in New York City, who oversee the work of the World Council, and coordinate the activities of our interfaith networks.
About every five years, Religions for Peace gathers hundreds of eminent religious leaders from the world’s great faith traditions together in an assembly where they can share concerns about international affairs and address political and social issues.
V. Rev. Leonid Kishkovsky
Our Global Movement
Creating and strengthening interfaith networks is the core task of Religions for Peace. By bringing together people of different faith traditions to work for common action, we can accomplish more than any one group working alone.