Interfaith Schools XIII General LectureThe Interfaith School (SLI) is jointly organized by the Institute for Interfaith Dialogue in Indonesia, the Faculty of Theology, Duta Wacana Christian University (UKDW), the Theology Faculty, Sanata Dharma University and the Ushuluddin Faculty, State Islamic University, Yogyakarta. This year is SLI XIII. Held for 1 (one semester). Participants learn together virtually with leaders, institutions, religious communities, civil society, education centres, and central and local governments, spread across various provinces in Indonesia: Papua, East Nusa Tenggara, Poso, Toba, Banjarmasin, West Sulawesi, Jakarta, Bali, Garut, Probolinggo, Yogyakarta, Aceh and so on regarding their thoughts, experiences and concrete practices in facing Climate Change issues.The theme of the Interfaith Read more about INTERFIDEI Interfaith Schools XIII General Lecture[…]
Annual Conference, Boao Forum for Asia HeldOn the morning of April 22, the Sub-Forum on “Dialogue of Religious Leaders” themed “Thousands Reflections of the Same Moon, Mutual Appreciation of the Diversified Beauties–Civilizations Flourishing through Exchanges and Communication” of the 2022 annual conference, Boao Forum for Asia was held in Boao Town, Hainan Province,China.During the Conference, three Chinese guests including Imam Yang Faming, Vice President of China Committee on Religion and Peace (CCRP), President of China Islamic Association, Ven. Yinshun , Leader of CCRP Youth Group, Vice President of the Buddhist Association of China, President of the Buddhist Association of Hainan Province, and Prof. Chen Lai, President of the China Read more about CCRP：Sub-Forum on “Dialogue of Religious Leaders” of the 2022[…]
Hosted by Religions for Peace Australia and Churches Together South Australia,Multifaith South AustraliaReligions for Peace Australia will host South Australia’s “Healing Prayers for a Wounded World” on Wednesday, 30th March at 7:30pm (ACST)(Click the time, and you can see your regional time)This is the joint program with South Australia, Multifaith South AustraliaWe invite all people to join us at this time of acute crisis –extreme weather events, conflict and invasions of sovereign states, and devastation across lands and waters.Please Book via www.trybooking.com/BYFHE to attend this Interfaith service in person. For those unable to be in Adelaide, here is the Livestream link for our shared Prayers: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qgNK12jZ8QE, Please remember this link will only go live at 7.20pm (ACST) when a procession Read more about [Online] South Australia’s “Healing Prayers for a Wounded World”[…]
Rissho Kosei-Kai, which is the affiliate of Religions for Peace Japan, stated a message regarding the situation in Ukraine.We believe that a peaceful solution through dialogue is the way that brightens the future of this world… Hereafter, we will continue to work together with people everywhere in the world who also seek peace.
Please click thr following registration Link: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZArfuiprDgiGtKXDN6FDn0mEVyvGDTJp0ndAs the first collaboration project of Religions for Peace Japan and Religions for Peace Indonesia, Religions for Peace Asia (ACRP) is pleased to announce that we will hold the online shelter visit webinar to raise public awareness of labor exploitation issues in Indonesia on Saturday, March 26th, 2022.According to the 2016 report by International Labor Organization, an estimated 40.3 million people are in modern slavery, including 24.9 million in forced labour and 15.4 million in forced marriage.Out of the 24.9 million people trapped in forced labor, 16 million people are exploited in the private sector such as domestic work, construction or agriculture; 4.8 million persons in forced sexual exploitation, and 4 million persons in forced labor imposed by state authorities.Also, ILO Read more about Online Shelter Visit: Learning from Indonesia on Prevention of Trafficking in Person[…]
Over 50 years, Religions for Peace and its network of six regional and over 90 national interreligious councils, youth and women of faith networks has consistently responded to global challenges by coordinating and supporting multi-religious efforts in building “positive peace,” which also includes delivering lifesaving support to communities in conflict situations.With this call for proposals, Religions for Peace is opening the third phase of the Multi- religious Humanitarian Fund to provide seed grants to interfaith initiatives that aid those displaced by conflict.https://www.rfp.org/call-for-proposals-multi-religious-humanitarian-fund/
Religions for Peace‘s International Youth Committee has released a Statement on the Ukraine Conflict.https://www.rfp.org/voice-of-religious-youth-on-ukraine-to-all-world-leaders/
Religions for Peace Philippines celebrated International Women’s Day on March 8th.Almost 40 women leaders from different beliefs and faith traditions came together to celebrate womanhood to discuss common actions to address shared goals.
“As an organization dedicated to peace and the prosperity of everyone, Religions for Peace reaffirms its belief that advocating for a non-violent resolution to this crisis is an expression of our shared spiritual commitment to a just and sustainable peace.”
Ending Modern Slavery – the Role of Religious Actors:From the 20th of October 2020 to the 8th of December 2021, Religions for Peace Honorary Presidents -the Sovereign Order of Malta – with the leadership of the Ambassador of the Order of Malta to monitor and combat trafficking in persons (Ambassador M. Veuthey), in cooperation with Sister Mirjam Beike, RGS, organized 16 webinars on human trafficking. See a detailed report on the remarkable discussions and actions undertaken.