Inauguration Speech by Rev. Nemoto

[This speech was delivered at ACRP/RfP Asia Executive Committee Meeting on 20th May, 2017 in Beijing, China]  Distinguished religious leaders, your eminencies, excellencies, all friends. Thank you very much for giving me this opportunity of sharing my thought on this very honorable and important occasion.   It is a great honor for me that I have just been appointed as a Secretary General of Asian Conference of Religions for Peace and would humbly like to take this very important and sacred responsibility for the betterment and peaceful conviviality of peoples in the world, particularly in the Asia-Pacific region from now onward.  I would truly appreciate it to you all, distinguished religious leaders Read more about Inauguration Speech by Rev. Nemoto[…]

Rev. Nemoto, New ACRP Secretary General

Beijing, China. At the annual Executive Committee Meeting, Asian Conference of Religions for Peace (ACRP)/Religions for Peace Asia (RfP Asia) announces the election of Rev. Nobuhiro Masahiro Nemoto as the new Secretary General.  He will serve the remaining term of office of Rev. Yoshitaka Hatakeyama until the next ACRP/RfP Asia General Assembly, who relinquished his post due to his appointment as the Head of Dharma Center in Mitaka, Tokyo. Rev. Nemoto is a reverend minister of Rishho Kosei-kai and a board member of WCRP /RfP Japan. He worked at the UNHCR Geneva HQs for 3 years and a member of the governing board of RKK. As the new Secretary General, Rev. Nemoto Read more about Rev. Nemoto, New ACRP Secretary General[…]

Congratulatory Remarks to the Annual Friendship Dinner

Congratulatory Remarks to the
Annual Friendship Dinner
Organized by the
Pacific Dialogue Foundation
by: Rev. Yoshitaka Hatakeyama, ACRP Secretary General
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June 23, 2016; 6:00pm; Makati Shangri-La Hotel

 

Dr. Cihanger Arslan, President of the Pacific Dialogue Foundation, Fr. Thomas Michel, our distinguished speaker, His Eminence Orlando Cardinal Quevedo, and to all our religious leaders and peace-advocates present this evening, ladies and gentlemen, my warmth greetings to all of you.

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ACRP, A Movement for Peace

              In Asia we are experiencing a plethora of new changes and developments. One of the most significant is the shift of the center of economic gravity from the West to the Asia-Pacific region. Asia is now considered as the world’s center of economic activity, and within that sphere, East Asia has emerged as the core of development. Our continent is considered to be the key area of growth, modernization and industrialization in our modern age. Of course, this attention has both negative and positive consequences. […]