8 February 2024, New York City: Religions for Peace International and Religions for Peace Japan, with the support of the United Nations Alliance of Civilizations (UNAOC), proudly announce the convening of the second “Beyond War and Toward Reconciliation: Multi-Religious Peace Roundtables”, scheduled to take place from 19-21 February 2024, in Tokyo, Japan.
The Asia Pacific Women of Faith Network (APWoFN) held its first of three climate change webinars on Tuesday 29th November. It was a frank and powerful analysis of current regional experiences of escalating climate change. This paper is drawn from its many valuable contributions . This paper is the presentation by Chair of Religions for Peace Australia, Ms Philippa Rowland to the China Committee on Religion and Peace 3rd International Seminar on Religions and Ecological Civilization, Beijing, 21 December 2022.
Climate change is upon us. The daunting reality is we are living through the predicted increased frequency and intensity of extreme events, as shown by growing regional evidence and experience of unprecedented wildfires, floods, cyclones, melting glaciers, volatile temperatures and rising sea levels.
Religions for Peace (Japan) has a special project division which continues to work for the abolition of nuclear weapons. There will be a virtual seminar on halting nuclear dependency, online, on September 12.
The Asian Conference on Religions for Peace has identified the prevention of Human Trafficking as a key project. Human Trafficking is not just the problem of certain countries, but all countries are involved as perpetrators. There will be an online shelter visit to a centre in the Philippines on Saturday, July 17th, 2021 @2:30 PM~4:30 PM (Japan Standard Time).
Religions for Peace Japan will conduct an online symposium on the “Current Situation of Human Trafficking” on 24th November 2020, 14:00~17:00 (JST) (16:00 – 19:00 AEDT). Simultaneous translation will be available; all are welcome.