ACRP celebrates its 40th Anniversary

Kyoto, Japan. Religions for Peace Asia, also known as the Asian Conference of Religions for Peace, has commemorated its 40th anniversary through an interfaith gathering with the theme “How to Respond to Violent Extremism in the Name of Religion?” on 26th October 2016 at the Kyoto International Community House.
The conference highlights the continuing advocacy of Religions for Peace to promote interfaith dialogue at various levels in countering religious extremism.  


RfP International and RfP Japan held Special Session for the Abolition of Nuclear Weapon

Tokyo, Japan. Religions for Peace through its International Standing Commission on Disarmament and Security and Religions for Peace Japan co-hosted the Special Session entitled “Our Shared Moral and Legal Obligations to Eliminate Nuclear Weapons: On the Occasion of the 20th Anniversary of the Advisory Opinion of the International Court of Justice (ICJ) on the Legality of the Threat or Use of Nuclear Weapons” on August 2 and 3, 2016 at the United Nations’ University. […]

FINAL STATEMENT “Our Shared Moral and Legal Obligation to Eliminate Nuclear Weapons:”

“Our Shared Moral and Legal Obligation to Eliminate Nuclear Weapons:”

On the Occasion of the 20th Anniversary of the Advisory Opinion of the International Court of Justice (ICJ) on the Legality of the Threat or Use of Nuclear Weapons

August 3, 2016 ∣ United Nations University, Tokyo, Japan

Twenty years ago on 8 July 1996, the International Court of Justice (ICJ) issued a historic Advisory Opinion that stated: “The threat or use of nuclear weapons would generally be contrary to the rules of international law applicable in armed conflict, and in particular the principles and rules of humanitarian law. …There exists an obligation to pursue in good faith and bring to a conclusion negotiations leading to nuclear disarmament in all its aspects under strict and effective international control.” […]

Annual Report: Philippines 2015-2016

Engaging in the Promotion of PeaceThe Interreligious Council of the Philippines advocates the Enactment of an Enhanced Meaningful Bangsamoro Basic Law, City of Manila, Philippines            The Interreligious Council of the Philippines convened in a conference on Interreligious Dialogue with the theme “Multi-Religious Leaders’ Action and Solidarity for Peace in Mindanao” at the Ramon Magsayay Award Foundation Hall, City of Manila, Philippines on September 21, 2015. The conference was attended by 120 multi-religious leaders, heads of interfaith-based organizations and educational institutions and legislators. Chairman Mohagher Iqbal, Chairman of the Bangsamoro Transition Council and the Chief Negotiating Panel of the Moro Islamic Liberation Front, Atty. Christian Monsod, Constitutionalist, Congressman Rufus Rodriguez and Read more about Annual Report: Philippines 2015-2016[…]

Annual Report: Bangladesh 2015-2016

General review of all the programs, projects and activities carried out throughout 2015
ACRP Bangladesh is composed of the People of different faiths, viz., Islam, Hinduism, Buddhism, Christianity and Baha’ism. Though this country is known as a role model for interfaith understanding, at times, there are conflicts between and among the people of different faiths. ACRP Bangladesh plays a vital role in resolving these conflicts. ACRP holds seminars on Interfaith Understanding and arranges Interfaith Harmony Rally on Feb. 1st and May 25th every year. ACRP Bangladesh play and active role in the Universal Peace Prayer held on the 1st December for the last 23 years. The ACRP Bangladesh is composed of many internationally reputed interfaith activists. They all contribute in translating the dream into reality with which ACRP was born. Very often they attend international interfaith program and share their experiences with other members.  


Religions for Peace Pakistan Chapter Report 2015-2016

             Pakistan Chapter is a torch-bearer of peace and religious harmony. It has tried its level best to bring the followers of different faiths together. In this connection, it has convened inter-faith conferences in different cities of Pakistan which were attended by the followers of different faiths. It has formed a coalition with the Peace Council of Pakistan of which Mr. Nawaz Khan Marwat, the President of Religions for Peace Pakistan is al the Chief Patron.