Vision, Mission and Objective


Religious and traditional actors are effectively engaged in all levels of peace and peacebuilding processes.

The positive role of religious and traditional actors is fully utilized for peacemaking efforts that strive for sustainable results.


To connect religious and traditional actors to national and international peacebuilders, such as the United Nations, UN Member States, regional and sub-regional bodies and Civil Society Organizations.

To strengthen dialogue and cooperation in order to create a positive, inclusive and collaborative peace mediation process which is sustainable for all parties.

To advocate for the inclusive engagement of religious and traditional peacemakers in peace and peacebuilding processes by publishing and promoting policy and action oriented recommendations at local and international levels.

To develop and support impact oriented collaborative actions, which cut across emergency response initiatives and short and long-term programs and processes.

To provide primary data and baseline studies that inform and support Network members and religious and traditional peacemakers in the designing and implementation of their programmes.


A network that brings together diverse religious and traditional actors to collaborate on research, advocacy and skill and capacity building.

Collaboration with the United Nations, Members States, regional and sub-regional bodies and Civil Society Organizations in peace building processes.

The active engagement of Network members in peacebuilding actions and activities.


As the United Nations has been and remains a vital actor in the work done by the Network, the normative guidelines of the Network are based on UN resolutions. Key resolutions include UNSCR 1325 on women, peace and security, UNSCR 2242 reinforcing UNSCR 1325 and UNSCR 2250 emphasizing the role of youth in decision making.