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Bishop Gunnar J. Stålsett

Bishop Emeritus of Oslo, Church of Norway, Honorary President, Religions for Peace, Christian, Norway

Dr. Gunnar Stålsett, Bishop Emeritus of Oslo (Church of Norway, 1998-2005), served as moderator of the European Council of Religious Leaders and is an Honorary President of Religions for Peace.

Previously, Stålsett served as general secretary of the Lutheran World Federation (1984-1994) and a member of the World Council of Churches’ Executive Committee. Since 2006 he has served as Special Envoy of Norway to East Timor. Bishop Stålsett also co-chaired the XVI International AIDS Conference and is a member of UNAID’s International Advisory Group for AIDS2031. In addition, Stålsett was a member of the Council of 100 of the World Economic Forum and has spent 17 years as a member of the Nobel Peace Prize Committee. From 1972 to 1973 he was state secretary in the Ministry of Church Affairs, Culture and Education. He also served as a Norwegian parliamentarian from 1977 to 1981.

Wednesday, 6.10.2021 10:30
Interreligious and Indigenous Collaboration: A Missing Link to Save Our Environment? Main Hall

Ms. Merylene Chitharai, Youth Member, Religions for Peace South Africa


Keynote Speeches

Prof. Dr. Jeffrey Sachs, Director of the Center for Sustainable Development at Columbia University and President of the UN Sustainable Development Solutions Network
Dr. Vandana Shiva, Scientist and Climate Activist, India

Video Message

Chief Benki Piyãko, Indigenous Leader and President of the Yorenka Tasorentsi Institute, Asháninka people, Brazil


Bishop Gunnar Stalsett, Bishop emeritus of Oslo; Honorary President, Religions for Peace
Ms. Sonia Guajajará, Executive Coordinator, Association of Indigenous People of Brazil
Ms. Merylene Chitharai, Youth Member, Religions for Peace South Africa

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The Lindau Initiative: Responsible Investing for a Sustainable Future Download
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