Announcement: ACRP New Leadership

The ACRP Tokyo Assembly was held online from October 17 to 22, 2021. About 500 people from all over the world participated.During the assembly, the Governance Assembly approved the new leadership of ACRP!Please refer to each page for details.ACRPAsia & the Pacific Interfaith Youth NetworkAsia-Pacific Women of Faith Network

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)[…]

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!~ 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

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:*Language: Japanese and English*Contact:*See the attached poster for details.#CareAgainstTrafficking #StopHumanTrafficking #July30th{How to register}

Religions for Peace Japan held Religious Study Session

“What Is The Original Or Fundamental Value Of Humanity? –Learning From Islam–”On July 3, the Women’s Committee of Religions for Peace Japan held a religious study session to deepen our understanding of our daily lives from the Islamic viewpoint. Since 1998, the Women’s Committee has been visiting WCRP’s member groups and affiliated organizations to learn about their history, tenets, peace praxis, etc, for deepening mutual understanding. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic this year, we were not able to visit them. However, with the cooperation of the MUSLIM WORLD LEAGUE Japan Office, the online study session was able to be convened.MUSLIM WORLD LEAGUE is a non-governmental organization based in Makkah, Kingdom Read more about Religions for Peace Japan held Religious Study Session[…]

Online Shelter Visit: ~New Trafficking in Persons: Lessons from the Philippines~

The Front Lines of Sexual Exploitation~New Trafficking in Persons: Lessons from the Philippines~Registration Link: the first collaboration project of Religions for Peace Japan and Religions for Peace Philippines, Religions for Peace Asia (ACRP) is pleased to announce that we will hold the first online shelter visit webinar to raise public awareness of The Front Lines of Sexual Exploitation on Saturday, June 17th, 2021.According to the 2016 report by the ILO, more than 40 million people worldwide are victims of trafficking in persons, with sexual exploitation accounting for about 60% of the total. In addition to forced prostitution, there are also new forms of sexual exploitation, such as forced marriage, Read more about Online Shelter Visit: ~New Trafficking in Persons: Lessons from the Philippines~[…]