Global - Religions and SDGs

The International Conference on Religions and Sustainable Development Goals organized by the Dicastery for Promoting Integral Human Development and the Pontificate for Interreligious Dialogue at the Vatican on 7 to 9 March 2019, brought together representatives of different UN agencies and cardinals, leaders of the Catholic Church and other religions including the Jewish, Islamic, Hindu, Buddhist, Sikh, Jainism, among others, as well as development experts. The conference intended to motivate the fulfillment of the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and to promote the role of religions in contributing to the implementation and achievement of the SDGs based on the conviction that all people and institutions are necessary for its fulfillment. Valeria Méndez de Vigo, the Advocacy and communication coordinator at SJES shares the 6 lessons learnt.  Read more…