Harmony in the Workplace

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The Federation of Ethnic Communities’ Councils of Australia (FECCA) has released a new series of factsheets, d aimed at encouraging greater awareness and appreciation of cultural diversity in Australian workplaces

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ACRP Malang Meeting

Asian Conference Religions for Peace

The Asian Conference of Religions for Peace met at the Muhammadiyah University in Malang in East Java on 7th – 10th June, 2013. The Malang Statement is the fruit of this meeting.

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Asian Conference Meeting

Asian Conference Religions for Peace

Prf. Des Cahill provides an account of the meeting of the Asian Conference of Religions for Peace held at the Muhammadiyah University at Malang in East Java, Indonesia on 7th – 10th, June, 2013. Fifteen nations were represented at the meeting.

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Integrating Human Rights Standards

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A report from the UN Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) calls for integrating human rights standards in post-2015 goals, saying discussion of the post-2015 development agenda is an “unmissable opportunity” to address lack of accountability and unfulfilled development commitments regarding the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs).

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Freedom of Expression v. Respect for the Sacred

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In a time of globalization and the new social media, there are many challenges to the freedom of expression, including when and particularly when the sacred is involved. This conference, held at the John Carroll University in Cleveland, was designed to foster dialogue and create understanding on an important issue in today’s world.

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Syria establishes Religions for Peace

Religions for Peace Meeting Syria

A wide range of Syrian religious leaders convened in Istanbul to advance multi-religious cooperation for peace in Syria during a meeting, Syria for all Syrians. They committed themselves to the establishment of a Syrian Religions for Peace Council (RfP—Syria).

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Measuring Happiness and Well-Being

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The UN Secretary-General has released a note on “Happiness: towards a holistic approach to development”. This report gathers the views of Member States and international organizations on the identification of indicators for the “pursuit of happiness and well-being.”

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