Culture of Peace

Many of the principles and methods of the European Council of Religious Leaders are closely related to those implied by the concept of a culture of peace. The UN has declared 2001-2010 a decade for the promotion of a culture of peace. The UN decade has sometimes been...

Total ban on cluster munitions – a moral responsibility

Leaders of Europe’s major religions, representing all parts of our continent, together with representatives from non-governmental organisations and supported by members of the diplomatic community met in Sarajevo, Bosnia-Herzegovina, on 29 and 30 October 2008 to...

Healing Memories and Facing the Future

European Council of Religious Leaders (ECRL) Council Meeting 2008: Statement on Healing Memories and Facing the Future (1)   The European Council of Religious Leaders – Religions for Peace, meeting in Berlin for its annual council meeting 3 to 5 March 2008 addressed...

Statement on Burma

European Council of Religious Leaders (ECRL) Statement on Burma The Executive Committee of the European Council of Religious Leaders, meeting in Oslo, Norway on October 18th 2007, expresses our condemnation of the way the military government in Burma has responded to...