- Build on the Radical Collaboration framework that has emerged from the meeting.
- Develop a Declaration that outlines the goals and objectives of engaging with women faith leaders on environmental issues.
- Conduct a mapping exercise about current initiatives among the participants at the event on the nexus of women’s leadership in the faith and climate change and biodiversity loss space.
- Develop a repository of resources on the work being carried out by women faith leaders in the climate change and biodiversity loss space. Include training resources and multilingual resources.
- Increase the visibility of women leaders particularly women from the global south and indigenous women leaders through the media.
- Convene representatives of women’s networks from all key faith traditions to discuss radical collaboration for global mobilisation.
- Build on existing interfaith initiatives including the Joint Appeal Faith and Science: Towards COP26 and The Charter of Makkah.
- Consider aligning with global initiatives, statements and agreements.
- Encourage further theological reflection and renewal on our relationship with nature and duty to care for the earth. Move away from what is often a patriarchal and colonial framing of the environment existing for man’s use.
- Train both faith and non-faith actors on climate literacy.
- Participate in a series of advocacy events where the voices of women of faith are amplified in discussions on climate change and biodiversity loss.
- Develop a communications campaign to support a mass mobilisation of women of faith action on climate change and biodiversity loss.
- Develop a documentary film illustrating faith leadership for climate change.
- Break through the siloes and foster greater collaboration amongst the various stakeholders including indigenous women and youth.
- Encourage female leadership in all aspects of climate action by bridging the “gendered leadership chasm in faith communities” and getting women to the decision-making table.
- Support youth leaders with mentoring and training, recognising that climate anxiety is a real phenomenon today.
Inès Belliard and Zahra Ahmad
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