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    Registration and call for programme suggestions for the 45th Congress open: early registration discounts!

    Registration is now open for the Conference “Reimagining Interfaith Cooperation”, which will be held on 29 July – 31 August 2018 in Washington DC and incorporate the 35th World Congress of the IARF. Please fill in this form to register. You will benefit from early registration: there is a significant discount for those who register […]

    Congress 2018: programme outline, venue and accommodation

    Save the Date: The 35th World Congress: August 2018, Washington DC

    We are pleased to announce the Interfaith Conference that will incorporate the 35th World Congress of the IARF: Reimagining Interfaith Cooperation. The Conference, to be held on 29 July – 1 August 2018 in Washington DC, USA, is a joint project of the IARF, the Unitarian Universalist Association, our member group, and our partners: the United Religions Initiative, the United […]

    IALRW Interfaith Seminar in Malaysia

    The International Association of Liberal Religious Women, a branch of the IARF and one of the oldest interfaith women’s organizations in the world (founded in 1910), co-organized an interfaith seminar in Malaysia on 7-8 February.  The seminar brought together women from Malaysia, Yemen, Myanmar, Cashmere, Sri Lanka, Japan and Europe, and included two public sessions: “Plight […]

    Japan: Memorial Symposium on the 200th JLC Meeting

    Below you will find a report prepared by the Japan Liaison Committee of the IARF (you can read more about it here) from its most recent symposium. Date: 9th October, 2016  14:00-17:00 Place: Hall of Soryo, Ittoen, Kyoto Theme: Eliminate the Borders ~ Actual Situation of Refugees in Japan A symposium in commemoration of the […]

    British Chapter meeting: EME Conference and Week of Prayer for World Peace

    Watch our “Conference at a glance” video On Thursday 20 October, at Essex Unitarian Church in Kensington, London, the British Chapter and the Peace Commission of the IARF hosted a report on the August Europe and Middle East IARF Conference in Macedonia, Religion and Conflict Prevention. Speakers were former IARF International Council member Dr. Shlomo Alon […]

    IARF Kenya Chapter: Mission to West Pokot

    Below you will find a short report from our Kenya Chapter about their recent activities. Our two-day travel for the interfaith, peace and human rights education program to West Pokot, Kenya began on 1 June. West Pokot lies almost 700 km or about 400 miles away from Nairobi, the Capital city of Kenya. The trip was initially […]

    EME Regional Conference 2016: Programme and Registration

    The quadrennial conference of the EME, IARF’s Europe and Middle East region, will be held on 22-25 August 2016 in Tetovo, FYR Macedonia. It will be hosted by the Bektashi Community and the Evropa Centre for Human Rights. The theme will be Religion and Conflict Prevention. You will find the programme and other details here. […]

    Training of Trainers in Human Rights and Interfaith Peace

    On the 24th and 25th of October the Kenya Chapter of IARF held a training event concerning human rights and interfaith peace. Here you can read the full report (PDF,  1MB).

    Human Rights Day in Malakapuram, India

    Below is a short report written by Narava Paska Rao, chairman of the BV Foundation for Peace and Harmony, from its 2015 Human Rights Day celebration. The BV Foundation for Peace and Harmony, a member group of IARF India, organised a meeting to observe the Human Rights Day at St. Ann’s College for Women in Malakapuram on Thursday […]