Our Sacred Commitment declaration

Our Sacred Commitment declaration

A representative group was assembled to prepare a public declaration from the Conference conveying the spirit of the statements delivered and of the active dialogue that took place in regions of the world.

The composition of the group is as follows:


Halldor Thorgeirsson Member, National Spiritual Assembly of the Bahá’ís of Iceland


Caroline Bader Director of Living the Change and Coordinator of GreenFaith International Network

Cassandra Carmichael Executive Director, National Religious Partnership for the Environment (USA)

Deepika Singh Associate Secretary General and Director of Programmes, Religions for Peace International

Charles McNeill Senior Advisor, Forests & Climate, UNEP

Francis Kuria Secretary General, African Council of Religious Leaders -Religions for Peace

Gopal Patel Director of Bhumi Global

Iyad Abumoghli Director of Faith for Earth Initiative at UNEP

Kamran Shezad Climate Change & Sustainability Executive Bahu Trust and Director of the Islamic Foundation for Ecology and Environmental Sustainability

Odeh Al-Jayyousi Professor in Technology and Innovation Management at Arabian Gulf University- Bahrain.

Rachel Mash Environmental coordinator of the Anglican Church of South Africa

Sonja Ohlsson Director Brahma Kumaris Denmark, International Coordinator Environment Initiative

Faith for Nature: multi-faith action

Inspired to take collective action to protect our shared planet