The Youth Committee of RfP Japan, which was established on May 15, 1973, celebrates its 50th anniversary this year.To commemorate the 50th anniversary, a “Prayer Gathering, Commemorative Ceremony and Symposium” was held on Saturday, May 13 at Sanjusangendo, Rissho Kosei-kai Kyoto Dharma Center and via internet broadcast, with 350 participants.It was an opportunity for the youth generation to gather with their predecessors and seniors who laid the foundation of the Youth Committee, to celebrate the 50th anniversary, and to experience the joy of meeting and talking with each other.We look forward to your continued support for the Youth Committee.
On May 15, eight representatives of WCRP/RfP Japan, headed by Ven. Yoshiharu Tomatsu, the Chairperson of the interfaith group, met with Prime Minister Fumio Kishida at his official residence in Tokyo. The religious leaders handed him a written recommendation for the G7 Summit meeting in Hiroshima. The recommendations, titled “Aiming for Sustainable Peace Guided by the Spirit of Hiroshima ,” was adopted at an event organized by WCRP/RfP Japan on May 10 in Hiroshima. “I would like to keep in mind the points of this proposal in substantial discussions (at the G7 Summit Meeting in Hiroshima),” Mr. Kishida said.WCRP/RfP Japan says the “Spirit of Hiroshima” is composed of a prayer Read more about From WCRP/RfP Japan to Prime Minister Kishida- A Recommendations for Hiroshima G7[…]
G7 Hiroshima Summit, to be held on May 19-21, 2023, will feature an exchange of views among the leaders of the seven nations on the world economy, regional affairs, and various global issues. In Hiroshima, the “International City of Peace and Culture” chosen as the site for dialogue toward world peace and sustainable development, a “Prayer and Symposium by Religious Leaders” will be held to pray for a peaceful world, reaffirm the roles and efforts of religious leaders, and send a message.＼Venue／ Memorial Cathedral for World Peace4-42 Noborimachi, Naka-ku, Hiroshima-city, Hiroshima, Japan 〒730-0016＼Part I／13:00-13:50 (Japan Standard Time) Multi-Religious Prayer Ceremony for Peace (See your regional time here)＼Part II／ 13:50-17:00 (Japan Standard Read more about Religions for Peace Japan for G7 Hiroshima Summit Prayer and Symposium by Religious Leaders[…]
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[…]
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
[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)[…]