October 26, 2021

APIYN

Asia & the Pacific Interfaith Youth Network

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“The youth is hope not only of the future but also of the present”


About Asia & the Pacific Interfaith Youth Network (APIYN)
The Religions for Peace Asia & the Pacific Interfaith Youth Network (RfP APIYN) is the regional network of multi-religious youth leaders affiliated with RfP International and RfP Asia/ACRP. RfP APIYN was formed in Ambon, Indonesia in 2005 at the Summit of Asian Religious Youth Leaders to renew their commitment towards multi-religious cooperation for peace in Asia. RfP APIYN brings together the commitment of youth leaders to advance common actions towards peace. The RfP APIYN is one of the standing committees of the Asian Conference of Religions for Peace and Religions for Peace Global Interfaith Youth Network.

Asia and the Pacific Interfaith Youth Network is happy to announce that it has elected its new leadership, whose term will be until the next ACRP General Assembly.

Office-Bearers
<Moderator>
     Dr. Renz Christian Argao (CEO of Argao Psych, Deputy Secretary-General of RfP Philippines, Philippines, Catholic) *IYC Member

<Deputy Moderators>
     Ms. Lwin Mar Oo (Myanmar, Hindu) *IYC Member
     Mr. Yusuke Saito (Board member of Youth Committee of RfP Japan, Japan, Buddhist) *IYC Member

<Secretary-General>
     Mr. Shameer Rishad (The Chair of RfP India Youth Committee and Founder of Javed Abidi Foundation. India, Muslim)

<Deputy Secretary-General>
     Mr. John Ismael Medina (a faculty member of University of Santo Tomas Senior High School and Communications Officer of RfP Philippines Youth, Philippines, Christianity)

<Partnership and Networks Officer>
     Ms. Gasun Han ( A yuth member of the Korean Conference of Religions for Peace, Republic of Korea, Won Buddhist)

<Communication Officer>
    Ms. Khin Swe Htet (The RfP Youth Media Team and Youth Leader of RfP Myanmar, Myanmar, Buddhist)

APIYN Members
● Ms. Nadia Afreen Khan (Convener, Youth Network, RfP Bangladesh, Bangladesh, Muslim)
● Mrs. Khim Nathymon (Youth Wing Leader Cambodian Interreligious Council, Cambodia, Buddhist)
● Ms. Chen Wenjie (Director of International Exchanges of China Committee on Religion and Peace, China, Protestant)
● Ms. Puti Hasanatu Syadiah (Secretary of Centre for Dialogue and Cooperation among Civilizations (CDCC), Indonesia, Muslim)
● Rev. Taishi Kato (Board member of Youth Committee of RfP Japan, Japan, Shintoist)
● Ms. Nuranis Fadhilah Bt Mohamad Shuhaimy (Head of Youth Division, RfP Malaysia, Malaysia, Muslim)
● Ms. Khin Swe Htet (Youth Leader of RfP Myanmar, Myanmar, Buddhist)
● Dr. Sehreen Khan (President of Youth Chapter of RfP Pakistan, Pakistan, Muslim)
● Ms. Kwon Yee Kim (Executive Member (Public Relations) of Youth Committee of Chondogyo, South Korea, Chondogyo)
● Ms. V.P Mihiri Madhavi Jayawardane (Coordinator of SLCRP, Sri Lanka, Buddhist)

WEBSITE/Facebook
[Twitter] https://rfpapiyn.org/
[Facebook] https://www.facebook.com/rfpapiyn

NEWS&REPORT
● Annual Report 2019-2020 / October 15, 2020
● APIYN Camp in Manila 2019 / January 8, 2020
● STATEMENT of the 2019 ASIA INTERFAITH YOUTH PEACE CAMP / January 8, 2020
● Summary Report: 2016 APIYN Youth Camp / May 2, 2017
● Religions for Peace Youth Leaders launched campaign addressing climate change / November 25, 2016
● BUILDING FRIENDSHIP FOR KOREAN AND JAPANESE YOUTH / February 25, 2016
● RfP-APIYN holds its Annual Youth Camp in Cambodia / December 15, 2015
● RfP-APIYN Cambodia Youth Camp Declaration / December 10, 2015
● CONGRATULATORY REMARKS: 2015 ASIA & THE PACIFIC INTERFAITH YOUTH NETWORK (APIYN) YOUTH CAMP / December 7, 2015

VIDEO
● 2015 APIYN Youth Camp Video / February 29, 2016