The united nations (un) is an intergovernmental organization tasked to promote international co-operation and to create and maintain international order a replacement for the ineffective league of nations , the organization was established on 24 october 1945 after world war ii with the aim of preventing another such conflict. With this in mind, in september 1995, bishop swing addressed a gathering of religious non-governmental organizations at the un the event was hosted by the ven chung ok lee, a won buddhist priest and proponent of a united religions for over 20 years.
Overall, more than 70 per cent of religious ngos at the un are christian, where the vatican enjoys a special observer status, as a state and religion, according to research undertaken by professor jeremy carrette from the university of kent's department of religious studies. This is a list of religious organizations by faith as it can be a matter of debate as to whether an organization is, in fact, religious, organizations only appear on this list where the organization itself claims or has claimed to be a religious organization this is a dynamic list and may never be able to satisfy particular standards for completeness you can help by expanding it with reliably sourced entries. The international association for religious freedom has a long history of involvement with the united nations the organisation is first mentioned (under a former name) as one of fewer than 300 non-governmental organisations registered with the un’s economic and social council (ecosoc) in the 1955 un yearbook.
In advance of 26 march 2009, more than 200 civil society organizations from 46 countries, including muslim, christian, jewish, secular, humanist and atheist groups, urged the unhrc by a joint petition to reject any resolution against the defamation of religion.
After this events, it became clear that, to move the ur from vision to reality an ever-expanding network of religious and interfaith leaders had to share in a process of prayer dialogue and creative thinking about a ur with this in mind, in september 1995, bishop swing addressed a gathering of religious non-governmental organizations at the un. Religious freedom on shaky ground at the united nations by nathanael bennett 1324411296000 1324411296000 there is once again cause for concern on the religious freedom front at the united nations (un. Defamation of religion is an issue that was repeatedly addressed by some member states of the united nations (un) from 1999 until 2010 several non-binding resolutions were voted on and accepted by the un condemning defamation of religion the motions, sponsored on behalf of the organization of the islamic conference (oic), now known as the organisation of islamic cooperation, sought to.
Christianity dominates the united nations and a more inclusive system must be introduced at the world peace-making organisation, according to a new study the report religious ngos and the united nations found that christian ngos are overrepresented at the un in comparison to other religious groups. In september 2013, the un had peacekeeping soldiers deployed on 15 missions the largest was the united nations organization stabilization mission in the democratic republic of the congo (monusco), which included 20,688 uniformed personnel. There is some confusion about the differences between churches, religious organizations, and faith-based groups here are the main distinctions. The united nations day for south-south cooperation celebrates the economic, social and political developments made in recent years by regions and countries in the south and highlights the un's work on technical cooperation among developing countries.
We’re still in faith-based organizations and climate change an observance of world environment day monday, june 4, 9:00 am – 4:00 pm church center for the united nations, 777 un plaza, 2nd fl. United nations (un), international organization established on october 24, 1945 the united nations (un) was the second multipurpose international organization established in the 20th century that was worldwide in scope and membership its predecessor, the league of nations, was created by the treaty of versailles in 1919 and disbanded in 1946.