June 11, 2019

Myanmar

Religions for Peace Myanmar

NAME

Religions for Peace Myanmar

COUNTRY

Republic of the Union of Myanmar

ADDRESS

No. 406, Lower Pazundaung Road Pazundaung Township Yangon Myanmar

WEBSITE/Facebook

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E-MAIL

ratanametta2004@gmail.com

MEMBERS ・Patrons

Ven. Dr. Dhammasami
(Chief Abbot, Oxford Buddha Vihara, Buddhist Chaplain to Oxford University)

Ven. Dr. Seikinda
 (Dhammaduta, Dean, International Theravada Buddhist University)

His Eminence Cardinal Charles Bo
 (Archbishop of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Yangon)

・President

U Myint Swe
 (Patron of Ratana Metta Organization)

・Secretary General

Rev. Fr. Joseph Maung Win

Rev. Mahn Palmerston

・Chief Convener

Al Haj Aye Lwin
 (Core group member of Religions for Peace-Myanmar)

・Chair ・Executive Council

 Prof. Saw Hlaing Bwa
(Executive Member of Religions for Peace-Myanmar and Director of Judson Research Center at Myanmar Institute of Theology)

 U Fabian Myint Maung
 (Executive Member of Religions for Peace-Myanmar)

 U Myint Ngwe
 (Executive Member of Religions for Peace-Myanmar and Director of Ashoka Social Development Association)

・Dr. Saung Lwin Aung

 (Executive Member of Religions for Peace-Myanmar and Youth Wing Convener, Islamic Centre of Myanmar)

・U Aung Naing

 (Executive Member of Religions for Peace-Myanmar and Trusting Appointing Committee, Srikali Temple)

ABOUT

RfP-Myanmar is one of Religions for Peace’s 90 National Affiliates. RfP-M consists of Myanmar historic religious traditions and organizations including the Sitagu International Buddhist Academy; the Ratana Metta Organization (Buddhist); the Myanmar Council of Churches (MCC); the Catholic Church; the Sanatan Hindu Organization in Myanmar; and the Islamic Centre of Myanmar. RfP-M works at the national, regional and local levels and capitalizes on each organization ability to mobilize its existing infrastructure of thousands of local congregations. It offers a platform for religious leaders on joint advocacy, coordinated program response and training, mobilization of local communities around issues of public concern and for channeling resources through local congregations and other faith groups. Religions for Peace-Myanmar focuses on child protection, health, social cohesion and promoting millennium/sustainable development goals. Here is an illustrative sampling of recent and current initiatives.

ACTIVITIES

Child Protection
Millennium Development Goals
Peacebuilding and Social Cohesion

NEWS&REPORT

・Prayer and Condolences for all victims of jade mine tragedy
・Statement by Cardinal Charles Maung Bo
・Message from RfP Myanmar
・Annual Report 2018-2019
・Annual Report 2017-2018
・Annual Report 2016-2017
・Annual Report 2014-2015