Religions for Peace 10th World Assembly 20-22 August in Lindau, Germany
As around 900 religious leaders, civil society and government representatives come together in Lindau at Lake Constance, Germany to address the world’s most pressing issues from violent conflict to climate change.
- Caring for our Common Future Advancing Shared Well-being” was the title of the 10th World Assembly of Religions for Peace, which took place in Lindau in 2019.More than 900 participants took part: renowned representatives from Christianity, Buddhism, Islam, Sikh, Baha’i, Judaism, Jainism, Shintoism, Taoism, Zoroastrianism and indigenous groups.
In addition, more than 100 representatives of government institutions, international non-governmental organizations, civil society groups and non-profit foundations were present.
They all came together to talk to each other and to network across countries and religions. The purpose of the gathering was to highlight positive examples of multi-religious cooperation, to analyze individual conflict situations between religions, and to identify scope for action in peace talks.
The conference was opened by Germany’s Federal President Frank-Walter Steinmeier.