PWR | UPDATING | 2023 Schedule, International Women's Day & more | Saturday 11 March 2023

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Explore the Schedule for the 2023 Parliament of the World's Religions

The week's schedule for the 2023 Parliament of the World's Religions is now LIVE!

Program offerings from Sunday through Friday offer attendees the opportunity to experience the diversity of the city of Chicago, address the theme of "defending freedom & human rights", and connect with experts from around the world.

Get Your Community Involved at the 2023 Parliament Convening

Register with the Advance Rate
Save on general admission, the day pass, and group rates available at a discounted rate with the Advance Rate, expiring March 31st. Registrants enjoy early access to speaker and program announcements.

Don't Miss the Exhibitor Early Bird
The Early Bird rate for exhibitors is expiring on 31 March 2023! Organizations, communities, and businesses can join attendees at the physical heart of the Parliament Convening is the Parliament Exhibit Hall.

Sign Up for the Parade of Faiths
The Parade of Faiths celebrates Chicago's local community, local religious, and cultural diversity. Local faith communities can represent their communities in the parade with floats and displays of dance and movement.

Global Ethic Essay Contest Opens for 2023 Parliament Convening

The Parliament of the World's Religions invites essays that engage its signature document, “Towards a Global Ethic (An Initial Declaration),” in the lead-up to the 2023 Convening in Chicago, USA.

The top three contest winners will receive a complimentary registration to the 2023 Convening and will give a reading of their essay in a dedicated program session. Submissions are due on or before midnight (US Central Standard Time) on 30 March 2023.

WATCH NOW | Why the Parliament Needs You & Why You Need to be at the Parliament

On Wednesday 8 March 2023, PoWR’s Women’s Task Force celebrated International Women’s Day with a pre-Parliament event exploring the critical importance of the Parliament of the World’s Religions in the advancement of women’s dignity across the world’s religious and spiritual communities.

Learn from task force members the history of the Women’s Program, the role of women at the world’s largest interfaith Convening, and the exciting programming happening at the 2023 Parliament of the World’s Religions!

WATCH NOW | World Peace Concert

On Sunday 5 March 2023, Musicians for the Greater Good hosted a benefit concert in support of the Parliament of the World’s Religions. Donations in support of PoWR will be accepted through the end of March.

The World Peace Concert featured leading musicians from different countries, drawing attention to the need for a peaceful resolution to the many conflicts going on across the globe.

WATCH NOW | A Call to Conscience: Students, Educators & the Parliament of the World’s Religions

On Saturday18 February 2023, the Parliament of the World’s Religions joined the Ripple Conference for a virtual program as part of their annual conference exploring the theme of Stretching the Limits of Religious Identities.

PoWR’s information session titled “A Call to Conscience: Students, Educators & the Parliament of the World’s Religions” explores the opportunities for students, educators, and institutions at the upcoming 2023 Parliament Convening.

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