The Reality of Human Trafficking in Asia: A Virtual Summit

Asia Pacific Women of Faith Network (APWoFN), one of ACRP’s significant networks, will hold a webinar on Human Trafficking. The webinar’s title: “The Reality of Human Trafficking in Asia: A Virtual Summit”.Date and time: January 14-15, 2021 @ 12:00-14:30 (JAPAN TIME)Human Trafficking is such a global menace that it calls for faith-based organizations such as Religions forPeace Asia (ACRP) to take concerted efforts in raising public awareness with the hope that those in position to lead will take action in their communities.ACRP’s women leaders are uniting across the countries to fight for human trafficking. Please join us together!  Please access the following ZOOM link to register for the symposium.  https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZUuceypqD4iGtcAdZ7M0k1Nq0Z2tRBUxgnnOnce you Read more about The Reality of Human Trafficking in Asia: A Virtual Summit[…]

Reports from National Chapters

During the ACRP Executive Committee Meeting on October 14 and 15, each chapter’s activity reports were orally presented.In addition to the Flagship Project, which is composed of five prioritized project areas (see Flagship Project), there were also activity reports on COVID-19.Please click on the chapters below to read the reports of each country.RfP AustraliaRfP BangladeshChina Committee on Religion and Peace RfP IndiaRfP IndonesiaRfP MalaysiaRfP MaynmarRfP PakistanKorean Conference of Religions for PeaceRfP Thailand/IRC ThailandAPIYN(<a href=’https://www.freepik.com/vectors/business’>Business vector created by iconicbestiary – www.freepik.com</a>)

New date of the 9th General Assembly: October 20 to 22, 2021

At the ACRP Executive Committee meeting, held on 14 and 15 October, EC members agreed on new dates for the 9th General Assembly in 2021. The main assembly will be held On October 20 to 22, 2021 at the National Olympics Memorial Youth Center. They also agreed on new dates for Youth Pre-Assembly, which will be held from 17 to 19 October, and for Women’s Pre-Assembly, which will be held on 19 October.Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, all EC members have concluded that the next Assembly should deal with this theme one way or the other. Therefore, it was also announced that the central theme and sub-themes of the Assembly have Read more about New date of the 9th General Assembly: October 20 to 22, 2021[…]

RfP Japan unveils logo for 9th General Assembly

As the host chapter of the next Assembly in Tokyo, Japan, RfP Japan has unveiled the logo for the 9th General Assembly at the ACRP Executive Committee meeting, held on October 14, 2020. The logo features a folded paper cranes, which is one of the traditional Japanese cultures, to express a prayer for peace and hospitality. The design of the wings of the folded crane reflects the meaning of network, connection, and bond, as well as “TOKYO 2021”.The arc at the bottom represents the horizon and the earth and was created as a symbol of the 9th General Assembly, where religious leaders and people from all over Asia-Pacific will strengthen their Read more about RfP Japan unveils logo for 9th General Assembly[…]

CCRP Hosted International Webinar to Share Experience on Fight against COVID-19

October 12, 2020, China Committee on Religion and Peace (CCRP) hosted an international online meeting themed by Solidarity and Cooperation-International Webinar on Multi-Religious Response to COVID-19 and Shared Well -being. Mr.Deng Zongliang, Executive Vice President of CCRP chaired the meeting, Vice Presidents of CCRP, Ven. Yanjue, Rev. Xu Xiaohong, Ven. Zhang Fenglin, and Deputy SGs, Mr.Adilijiang Ajiklim, Mr.Gu Mengfei, attended. Prof. Karam, SG of RfP International delivered a congratulatory message by video, Dr. Din Syamsuddin, Moderator of ACRP, Prof. Cahill, Deputy Moderator of ACRP and Dr. Nemoto, SG of ACRP as well as religious leaders from Italy, the UK, Belgium, Japan, South Korea, Bangladesh, Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippine, Pakistan attended. All Read more about CCRP Hosted International Webinar to Share Experience on Fight against COVID-19[…]

RfP Indonesia Activities during Covid-19, May 2020 – March 2021

RfP Indonesia shared with us wonderful activity reports.They carried out several special activities related to the Covid-19 pandemic situation.Please also check out more details about 3 activities! Click the pictures below and you can jump to the reports.1) The 100 Meal Packages Movement (Collaboration of Interfidei and MUKTI)2) Environmental Webinar PART I – II3) Youth Webinar Part I

A Narrative Report of RfP Multi-Religious Humanitarian Support Fund- COVID-19 Response

On April, Religions for Peace (RfP) launched the Multi-religious Humanitarian Fund (MRHF)  in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.This project is currently financing 20 projects in 20 countries. From ACRP National Chapters, RfP Myanmar and Philippines were nominated as MRHF project.RfP International, through this Fund, will provide a small seed grant to those Inter-religious Councils (IRC) and multi-religious networks who are able to propose programs aimed at enhancing awareness about precautionary measures, supporting vulnerable households, combating discrimination in speech as well as actions, and serving the needs of the most vulnerable individuals and communities. The inter-religious platforms who will be awarded this will have a track record of collaboration, and/or humanitarian relief provision.(https://rfp.org/rfp-launches-the-multi-religious-humanitarian-fund-in-response-to-covid-19/)Here is Read more about A Narrative Report of RfP Multi-Religious Humanitarian Support Fund- COVID-19 Response[…]