The two-day ACRP Executive Council meeting was successfully held online for the first time on May 10-11. Seventeen of the 22 member chapters participated in the meeting. About half of the Executive Council members, including the chair of the Youth and Women’s Networks, participated in this meeting and engaged in the discussions.Prior to the main discussion, Rev. Dr. Nobuhiro Nemoto, Deputy Secretary-General of Religions for Peace (former Secretary-General of the ACRP) delivered a message to us from New York.He stated that the mission of religious people is to live by the wishes of God and Buddha and to realize those wishes in this world. The wishes of God and Buddha Read more about ACRP Online Executive Council Meeting 2022[…]
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[…]
Online EventLet’s Celebrate International Women’s Day Together#BreakTheBiasReligions for Peace Asia (ACRP) is pleased to announce that Asia-Pacific Women of Faith Network (APWoFN) will celebrate Internation Women’s Day on March 8th, 2022.International Women’s Day (known as IWD) is a global day celebrating the social, economic, cultural, and political achievements of women. The day also marks a call to action for accelerating women’s equality.IWD has occurred for well over a century, with the first IWD gathering in 1911 supported by over a million people. Today, IWD is celebrated from individuals to small groups and large organizations worldwide.The United Nation stated that the theme for International Women’s Day is, “Gender equality today for Read more about International Women’s Day Online Event[…]
Tokyo Assembly Special SiteAfter a one-year postponement, the ACRP Assembly was successfully ended on October 22. Thanks to the tremendous support from all, it was a great success. This special page is a record of the Youth, Women, and Main Assembly! If you were not able to attend the assembly or if you’d like to catch up on the Assembly, please check it out!!
We are happy to announce our new leaders of RfP New Zealand!Let us introduce Professor Dr. Paul Morris, and Dr. Pushapa Wood! ~~WELCOME TO ACRP!~~ Professor Dr. Paul is a religious studies scholar and an Emeritus Professor at Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand. Dr. Pushapa Wood is director of the Financial Education and Research Centre at Massey University, New Zealand.We hope to keep walking together for world peace!
A Message from Afghanistan
Registration is now open for ACRP Ninth General Assembly!Please register BEFORE you join!With its 21 member nations comprising more than half of humanity, the Asian Conference of Religions for Peace (ACRP), now generally known as Religions for Peace Asia, will hold its Ninth Asian Assembly in Tokyo in 19th-22nd October 2021 in online mode.The overall aims of the General Assembly are to approve a new constitution, appoint the office-bearers for the next five years, approve the Assembly declaration and, lastly, to approve a series of recommendations as part of an ACRP action plan that would guide the organization and the Tokyo secretariat until the next Assembly, probably in 2025.Youth Pre-Assembly: Read more about You are invited to ACRP Ninth General Assembly!!![…]
Let not Silence the Voices of Peace!We, Asian Conference of Religions for Peace Tokyo, have been supporting “Afghanistan Peace Action”, which our Japanese partner organization, Peace Village United, and its Afghan partner, Your Voice Organization has been conducting for many years.In order to make their effort known to as many people as possible and to continue the project in Afghanistan, we have been implementing a two-month Fundraising Campaign from August 1st to October 30th, 2021. In the previous years, “Afghanistan Peace Action!” has been carrying out various peace activities such as learning about peace and non-violence, peace actions initiated by Afghan citizens themselves, peace art, peace dissemination training, raising citizens’ Read more about Charity Fundraising for Peace in Afghanistan![…]
[ONLIE SYMPOSIUM] hosted by Religions for Peace JapanSTOPNUCLEAR DEPENDENCYWorld Conference of Religions for Peace（WCRP∕RfP）Japan has a special project division, 【Stop✋ Nuclear Dependency Task Force】, which continues to work on the abolition of nuclear weapons.We are pleased to announce to all of you that the Task Force team will conduct a virtual seminar for the Abolition of Nuclear Weapons on September 12, 2012.゜+.――゜+.――゜+.――゜+.――゜+.――゜+.――゜+.――゜+.――゜+゜+.――゜+.――゜+.――゜+.――゜◆ Theme: 〜The Role of Civil Society in Japan and the U.S. from the Perspective of Religious Leaders〜◆ Date: September 12th, 2021 (Sun)◆ Time: 2:00-4:30PM (JST) ◆ Overall Schedule: Opening Remarks Keynote Read more about Online Symposium for Abolition of Nuclear Weapons (RfP Japan)[…]