Religions for Peace Youth Leaders launched campaign addressing climate change
BUILDING FRIENDSHIP FOR KOREAN AND JAPANESE YOUTH
Seoul, South Korea. – Around 70 Japanese and Korean youth participated in the 12th Religious Youth Camp Exchange with the theme “The role of Korea and Japan religious youth for promoting peace in East Asia” from 30th of January to 2nd of February 2016 held in Paju, Kyoung gi-do. The religious youth camp started in 1990 as an integral component of the collaborative effort between Korean Conference of Religions for Peace (KCRP) and World Conference of Religions for Peace-Japan (WCRP/Japan) to promote harmonious relationship between the Japanese and Korean people through youth inter-religious dialogue and peace-building activities.
RfP-APIYN holds its Annual Youth Camp in Cambodia
December 8, 2015| Phnom Penh, Cambodia. The Religions for Peace (RfP) Asia & Pacific Interfaith Youth Network (APIYN) representing 50 multi-religious youth from 15 countries across the region have convened a three-days youth camp with the theme “Multireligios Youth Action to Overcome Violent and Non-Violent Religious Extremism” in Phnom Penh, Cambodia.
The aim of the youth camp is to educate, train and mobilize religious youth leaders in the Asia-Pacific region to understand the issues and concerns of religious extremism and capacitate them to properly respond based on multi-religious common action. (more…)
RfP-APIYN Cambodia Youth Camp Declaration
We, the members of the Religions for Peace (RfP) Asia & Pacific Interfaith Youth Network (APIYN) representing 50 multi-religious youth from 15 countries across the region have convened a youth camp, with the theme Multi-religious Youth Action to Overcome Violent and Non-Violent Religious Extremism on the 7th-9th of December 2015 in Phnom Penh, Cambodia. The Asia & Pacific Youth Network (APIYN), the regional unit of the RfP Global Interfaith Youth Network (GIYN) is the Youth Committee of Religions for Peace Asia – the largest multireligious cooperation in Asia working for peace, promoting religious harmony, advancing sustainable development goals and advocating nuclear and conventional disarmament and protecting human rights. The Youth Camp was hosted by the Cambodia Interreligious Council and supported by the ACRP Seoul Peace Education Center. (more…)
CONGRATULATORY REMARKS: 2015 ASIA & THE PACIFIC INTERFAITH YOUTH NETWORK (APIYN) YOUTH CAMP
First, I’d like to begin by saying thank you to the staff and volunteers of RfP Cambodia, and the youth delegates who are gathered here today. I’d like to also congratulate the staff of the Seoul Peace Education Center for successfully organizing this event.