Keynote Speakers for the 2016 International Conference on Ethnic and Religious Conflict Resolution and Peacebuilding, New York City

From The International Center for Ethno-Religious Mediation The International Center for Ethno-Religious Mediation (ICERM) is holding its  2016 Annual International Conference on Ethnic and Religious Conflict Resolution and Peacebuilding in New York City.  The conference, open to the public, will be … Continue reading

Interfaith Leaders Call on Individuals to Build Peace

From The Irrawaddy Too often, interfaith meetings end in grand declarations, plans, commissions and admonitions on improving relations. Here, though is something simple and true, a most valuable call from this important conference: “If we want to achieve peace, all individuals first need to … Continue reading

Muslims and Jews from around the world gather in Berlin for 7th annual interfaith confab

From The Jerusalem Post Amidst tension over terrorism in Europe, 150 Muslims and Jews from around the world gathered for the seventh annual Muslim Jewish Conference in Berlin. Bringing together members of both religions from 33 countries last week, including … Continue reading

Dalai Lama calls inter-faith meeting in India amid rising tension

 reports The Dalai Lama is to convene an unprecedented meeting of Indian faith leaders this weekend in an effort to encourage religious harmony in the emerging economic power. Aides said the Buddhist spiritual leader was concerned about rising communal tensions in India as well … Continue reading