Charity Fundraising for Peace in Afghanistan!

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![…]

You are invited to ACRP Ninth General Assembly!!!

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!!![…]

Online Symposium for Abolition of Nuclear Weapons (RfP Japan)

[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)[…]

Interfaith Choir for Peace

♪♬♪ “Heal The World” by Interfaith Choir ♪♬♪       https://rfpasia.org/publication-resource/video/A message from the Director of the DIAN Institute/InterfideiIn order to celebrate the 30th anniversary of the DIANInstitute/Interfidei on 10 August 2021 and the 76th anniversary of the Republic of Indonesia on 17 August 2021, Interfidei together with all interfaith networks in Indonesia includes children, youth, students, activists, religious leaders, housewives, people with diverse age and gender backgrounds, they all join the ” Interfaith Choir for Peace “.At this celebration, the Interfaith Choir for Peace collaborated by singing the song “Heal The World” which was re-arranged by Ryo Emannuel (a music coach who is also concerned with interfaith movements through music).We hope that through Read more about Interfaith Choir for Peace[…]

The Landing Page of the ACRP General Assembly

Asian Conference of Religions for Peace9th General Assembly will be held soon!~The landing page of the Assembly website is now available!~ https://system.expoline.jp/acrp/(The program schedule is on the Assembly Website)Registration for the Assembly will open on the website on September 2, 2021.Youth Pre-Assembly: October 17, 2021Women’s Pre-Assembly: October 18, 2021General Assembly: October 19-22, 2021

The DIAN Institute/INTERFIDEI’s 30th Anniversary Webinar Series (Series IV)

** LET’S JOIN & CELEBRATE INTEFIDEI 30TH ANNIVERSARY TOGETHER **On June 17th, INTERFIDEI successfully holds the third of their 30th Anniversary Webinar Series.Now they invite you all to the 30th Anniversary on the Forth Webinar Series titled,*Sharing experiences and reflections with friends of DIAN Institute/Interfidei from friends in the international. What useful lessons are there to deal with and responds are there to deal with and respond to the “presents” which lead to a good positive future together for peace world?*We have all seen the changes in the global political map that have an effect on the dynamics of human life in all parts of the world, from the way Read more about The DIAN Institute/INTERFIDEI’s 30th Anniversary Webinar Series (Series IV)[…]

Interreligious Prayer for Victims and Survivors of Trafficking in Persons

July 30th is the World Day Against Trafficking in Persons, as declared by the United Nations.We cannot be silent about the suffering of people around the world caused by human trafficking.On this day, we will pray across religious boundaries.This is the online joint prayer project of Talitha Kum Japan and Religions for Peace Japan.Our brothers and sisters in Christianity, Buddhism, Shintoism, and Islam will pray together.Please join us and pray together for all people suffering from human trafficking.*Date: July 30th, 2021*Time: 6:00 PM-6:30 PM (Japan Standard Time)*Theme: Care Against Trafficking*Registration: https://forms.gle/DroVrKwAjRk5rsEz5*Language: Japanese and English*Contact: jcarm@cbcj.catholic.jp/rfpj-info@wcrp.or.jp*See the attached poster for details.#CareAgainstTrafficking #StopHumanTrafficking #July30th{How to register}

Religious Leaders, Be A Bridge Maker

Asian Women and Children in Modern Slavery Webinar The Asian Conference of Religious for Peace (ACRP) and the Asia Pacific Women of Faith Network (APWoFN) held an online symposium on June 22-23 on the theme of “Asian Women and Children in Modern Slavery” to prevent human trafficking. A total of 150 participants from 17 countries in the Asia-Pacific region, Europe, and the United States attended the symposium.ACRP and APWoFN also held a symposium on “Current Situation of Human Trafficking in Asia” in January this year, and this was the second webinar. (Click here for the previous report) This time, we focused on Asian women and children, who are particularly vulnerable to Read more about Religious Leaders, Be A Bridge Maker[…]