Ageing and Spirituality

Elizabeth McKinleywillto be given in Launceston and Hobart in early to mid September by the Reverend Professor Elizabeth MacKinlay. Elizabeth has committed herself to the research of and teaching about the spiritual care of the elderly in all the stages of an elder’s life.

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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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Democracy Awareness Campaign

The Democracy Awareness Campaign conducted by Crescents of Brisbane, AMARAH and the Islamic Council of Queensland through roadshows around the state was concluded on Thursday 23 May in Queensland’s Parliament House in Brisbane with the tabling of the report on the project to a small group of invited politicians, government officials and community leaders.

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