Mr. Narayanapillai VASUDEVAN

Mr. Narayanapillai VASUDEVAN(India, Hindu)PROFILE☆゚,。・.。*☆゚,。・.。*☆゚Mr N. Vasudevan is a senior Gandhian peace activist. A firm believer in ahimsa (nonviolence), he has devoted his life for promotion and propagation of the teachings and philosophy of Mahatma Gandhi.Mr Vsasudevan has been associated with the international multi-religious peace organization World Conference of Religions for Peace, now known as Religions for Peace, from its very inception in 1970.He is currently the Secretary-General of Religions for Peace India (New Delhi) and Co-President of its Asia-Pacific Grouping Asian Conference of Religions for Peace (ACRP) with its headquarters in Tokyo, Japan.Earlier he worked in the Gandhi Peace Foundation, New Delhi, in various capacities, including as Director of Publications, Read more about Mr. Narayanapillai VASUDEVAN[…]

Mrs. Indira MANANDHAR

Mrs. Indira MANANDHAR (Nepal, Buddhist)PROFILE  ☆゚,。・.。*☆゚,。・.。*☆゚I work in a private television station in Nepal. It is known as Image channel. I work there as Vice President.I am Vice President of National Senior Citizen Federation NASCIF.I am Vice President of the organization called ‘Buddhist Home for Old People’ in Banepa.I also served as Vice President in ‘Women’s cooperative Society’. I was there for 3 years.I am affiliated to various social groups/organizations like ZONTA (Zonta International is an international service organization with the mission of advancing the status of women), IWART (The International Association of Women in Radio and Television is a women’s organization involved in the broadcasting industry).Educational Background:Masters in Economics Read more about Mrs. Indira MANANDHAR[…]

Mr. Myint SWE

Mr. Myint SWE (Myanmar, Buddhist)PROFILE ☆゚,。・.。*☆゚,。・.。*☆゚Mr. Myint Swe has served as president of Religions for Peace Myanmar since 2012. He is also Patron of Ratana Metta Organization (RMO), a Buddhist faith-based organization implementing health, child protection, livelihood and peace building all over Myanmar, especially at the village level. Mr. Myint Swe has a Bachelor of Science degree in Physic, Chemistry and Mathematic since 1963.   As President and Founder of Pyit Taing Htaung Foundation and President of Yangon Binaya Notegaha, a long-standing religious organization holding exams for Buddhist Monks since 1932, Mr. Myint Swe has been involved in religious and social affairs, such as grass-root level community development, monastery building, shelter construction Read more about Mr. Myint SWE[…]

Principal Sukomal BARUA

Principal Sukomal BARUA (Bangladesh, Buddhism)PROFILE ☆゚,。・.。*☆゚,。・.。*☆゚Education:Master of Arts in Political Science from the University of Dhaka in the year 1962.Publications: Many articles published in different magazines and periodicals both in English and Bengali. Career: Joined as a lecturer in the Department of Political Science, Rangunia Degree College, promoted to the post of vice principal and acted as principal. Founding Principal Hasina Jamal Degree College.Associated with other organizations:a) President Asian Conference Religions For Peace/ Religious for Peace – Asia, Bangladesh Chapter.b) Member of Executive Committee and Governing Board RfP- Asia.c) President: Dr. Ambedkar Foundation, Bangladesh.d) President: Bangladesh Inter- Religious writer and Journalist Association.e) President: Warm Heart – Bangladesh.f) President: Banani Multipurpose co-operative Read more about Principal Sukomal BARUA[…]

Vladislav HEO

Vladislav HEO (Kyrgyz Republic, Buddhism-Vice-President of Buddhist Community)<Profile>-Education.1969-1974. Odessa state university (Ukraine), Geological-geographical department.Profession: Marine geologist.-1983.  Moscow, IMGRE, Geochemistry.-Languages: Russian(native), English(good), Korean(good), Uzbek, Kyrgyz, Ukrainian(can have conversation)-Experience:2012 – 2019: NGO <Interfaith Council> in Kyrgyzstan.Position:  Chairman.06.2007-12.2009: South Korean mining company “NECAS R&D Co., Ltd” in Kyrgyzstan.Position: Director General.02.1996–02.1999: Kyrgyz-Canadian JV “Altyn-Too” (Teck Corp.).Position: Chief Geologist of North-Talas licensed area.08.1980 – 11.1993: Chatkal Geological Expedition under the Ministry of Geology of Kyrgyz Republic.Position: Geologist, Senior Geologist, Head of Party.06.1979 – 07.1980: Institute of Geology of Kyrgyz National Science Academy, Laboratory of Petrology. Kyrgyzstan.Position: Senior Engineer.11.1978-06.1979: “Kuzbass TISIZ”, Kemerovo, Russia.Position: Geologist.05.1978-11.1978: “Krasnoyarskneftegazrazvedka”, Tungus Geological Expedition, Severnaya party. Russia.Position: Geologist.01.1975 – 04.1978. North-Kyrgyz Geological Read more about Vladislav HEO[…]

Dr. Deepali BHANOT

Dr. Deepali BHANOT (India, Hindu)PROFILE ☆゚,。・.。*☆゚,。・.。*☆゚Dr Deepali Bhanot is a former Associate Professor in the Department of Sanskrit at the JDM College, University of Delhi where she taught for more than forty years at both the Under Graduate and Post Graduate levels. She has been teaching papers related to Vedas, Upanishads, Sanskrit literature and Indian Culture. She also has a keen interest in Indian Art and Culture and the Sanskrit Shilpa Shastras. Her areas of specialization are the Vedas, Upanishads and Hinduism. She has been associated with the various programs, projects, seminars and workshops organized by the Women’s Studies and Development Centre, University of Delhi and served as the Coordinator of the Read more about Dr. Deepali BHANOT[…]

Mr. Renz Christian ARGAO

Mr. Renz Christian ARGAO (Filipino, Roman Catholic)PROFILE  ☆゚,。・.。*☆゚,。・.。*☆゚Renz Christian Argao is a licensed psychologist who specializes in clinical psychology. He is a candidate for the degree Doctor of Philosophy in Clinical Psychology at the University of Santo Tomas in Manila, Philippines, where he is a University Lecturer. Argao started his work with Religions for Peace through the development and implementation of psycho-social rehabilitation programs for the youth, women and men, and military personnel from the armed conflict areas in the Southern Philippines through the project Counseling for Peace. He continues to work with the youth on projects to protect the Earth through inter-faith youth tree planting activities.MESSAGE  ☆゚,。・.。*☆゚,。・.。*☆゚We are happy Read more about Mr. Renz Christian ARGAO[…]

Prof. Dr. Mohammad Sirajuddin SYAMSUDDIN

Prof. Dr. Mohammad Sirajuddin SYAMSUDDIN (Indonesia, Islam)PROFILE ☆゚,。・.。*☆゚,。・.。*☆゚Din Syamsuddin is a Professor on Islamic Political Thought at National Islamic University, Jakarta. He was President of Muhammadiyah, from 2005 to 2015 as well as President of Indonesian Council of Ulama during 2014-2015, and now (2015-2020) is also Chairman of Advisory Council of Indonesian Council of Ulama. He also served as Special Envoy of the President of Republic Indonesia for Interfaith and Inter-civilization Dialogue and Cooperation from November 2017 until September 2018.He has been active on interfaith dialogues and cooperations, as he became Presidium of Inter-Religious Council – Indonesia as well as Chairman of Center for Dialogue and Cooperation among Civilizations (CDCC), Read more about Prof. Dr. Mohammad Sirajuddin SYAMSUDDIN[…]

Maria Lourdes Salma Veloso MASTURA

Maria Lourdes Salma Veloso MASTURA(Filipino, Islam)PROFILE ☆゚,。・.。*☆゚,。・.。*☆゚MariaLourdes Salma Veloso Mastura is the President of the Interreligious Council of the Philippines, Religions for Peace. This organization is designed to respect and assist the faith communities in the Philippines to cooperate on deeply held and widely shared concerns to promote multireligious cooperation for peace. She is also a trustee of the Environmental Science for Social Change (ESSC) which hold office at the Manila Observatory in the Ateneo Loyola campus.Under the presedencies of President Aquino and President Ramos, she was a commissioner in the National Commission on the Role of Filipino women. This commission is directly under the Office of the President of the Read more about Maria Lourdes Salma Veloso MASTURA[…]

The Secretary-General

Rev. Nobuhiro NEMOTO (Japan, Buddhist)PROFILE ☆゚,。・.。*☆゚,。・.。*☆゚He was born at Iwaki-city of Fukushima Prefecture in 1955. In 1977, he entered the seminary of RKK. Since 1980 up to now, he has been holding the following positions:Liaison officer at IARF (International Association of Religious Freedom) secretariat at Frankfurt, Program officer at the UNHCR (UN High Commissioner for Refugees) HQs at Geneva, Head of RKK Public Relations Section, Deputy Director of RKK External Affairs Dept., Minister of RKK Tsuchiura and Kobe Dharma centers, Director of RKK External Affairs Dept., Special Advisor for interreligious cooperation, Chairperson of Donate A Meal Peace Fund, Member of RKK board, Member of WCRP Japan board, Head of the WCRP Japan Task Read more about The Secretary-General[…]