Key Messages from Skalholt, Iceland Conference on Faith for Earth


Key Messages from Skalholt, Iceland Conference on Faith for Earth
From the statement introduction:

"Bishops and religious leaders from the Nordic countries, U.S. and Canada met with scholars, artists, holistic health practitioners, environmental grassroot activists and representatives from environmental organisations including the United Nations Environmental Programme’s Faith for Earth Initiative. The participants discussed the role of faith, spirituality and religious belief in tackling the challenges of climate change and environmental degradation. The meeting was addressed by Guðmundur Ingi Guðbrandsson, Iceland´s Minister for the Environment and Natural Resources. "
Date Created
October 10, 2019
The statement was drafted collaboratively by participants of the conference
The meeting was organized by the United Nations Association in Iceland, the Evangelical Lutheran Church of Iceland (ELCI), the Soil Conservation Service of Iceland, the Institute of Religion and Reconciliation and the Theological Institute, University of Iceland. It was sponsored by the ELCI and the Ministry for the Environment and Natural Resources in Iceland.
Resources For Study
Environmental Statement
Climate Change