Creation of a IUCN Religion, Spirituality, Environmental Conservation and Climate Justice Specialist Group
In 2015, the IUCN Commission on Environmental, Economic and Social Policy, created a dedicated Specialist Group to work with the major religions of the world as well as diverse spiritual traditions, from those nurtured by indigenous peoples to new generation systems that draw on psychology and eco-theology to improve life: The Religion, Spirituality, Environmental Conservation and Climate Justice (RESPECC) Specialist Group
The SG has currently three components, the core Specialist Group with expert members from Africa, the Middle East, South Asia, South East Asia, East Asia and the Pacific. Recruitment is active in Meso and South America. There are list servs of FBOs working with UNFCCC and UNCBD.
The chairs of the Specialist gropu are: Nigel Crawhall and Liza Zogib.
More information: https://www.iucn.org/commissions/commission-environmental-economic-and-social-policy/our-work/religion-spirituality-environmental-conservation-and-climate-justice