Stockholm+50: Only One Earth

Submitted by admin on 22. November 2021 - 14:46

Stockholm+50: Only One Earth


Next year will mark 50 years since the first United Nations Conference on the Human Environment – the 1972 Stockholm Conference – that led to the creation of the United Nations Environment Programme and that designated 5 June as World Environment Day.

One Homeland, One Habitation

Submitted by admin on 15. November 2021 - 23:50

The Bahá'í International Community has released at the UN Climate Change Conference COP26 in November 2021 a working draft of its statement "One Homeland, One Habitation" which is to be finalised for the Stockholm+50 Conference next year. This interim draft is being circulated for feedback. The BIC is particularly interested in how the statement is understood and received by those deeply grounded in environmental discourses and in policy-making spaces.

Reporting to G20 Interfaith Forum on COP26

Submitted by admin on 8. November 2021 - 12:12

Reporting to G20 Interfaith Forum on COP26


IEF members are contributing to the G20 Interfaith Forum working group on Religion and Environment. As part of this, we have contributed two viewpoints to the G20 Interfaith Forum website blog, building on the experience of the IEF 25th Annual Conference at COP26. The first was on the Interfaith start to COP26:

UN Biodiversity Conference begins

Submitted by admin on 17. October 2021 - 17:44

UN Biodiversity Conference begins

11-15 October 2021


On 11 October, world leaders gathered in Kunming, China, and virtually for the first phase of the United Nations Biodiversity Conference (COP-15) to agree on a new set of goals for nature over the next decade. The second phase will be held in April-May 2022 due to the pandemic.

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