Asian Conference of Religions for Peace
Work with religious communities to develop religious leaders highly skilled in and knowledgeable about leadership in multifaith and plural societies and in addressing the personal and social challenges in a rapidly evolving world through professional pre-service and in-service programmes.
Founded in 1974, Religions for Peace Asia held it first Assembly in 1976 in Singapore. Since then, Assemblies have been held in New Delhi (1981), Seoul (1986), Katmandu (1991), Ayutthaya (1996) in Thailand, Jogjakarta (2002), Manila (2008) and Incheon (2013). The last Assembly met in Incehon in August 2013 under the theme ‘Unity and Harmony in Asia', with the participation of almost 400 people as delegates and observers belonging to all the principal religions of Asia – Buddhist, Baha'i, Christian, Confucian, Hindu, Jain, Jewish, Muslim, Shinto, Sikh, Tao, Zoroastrian and others.