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World Council of Religious Leaders of The Millennium World Peace Summit

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    • Empire State Building, 350 Fifth Avenue, 59th Floor, New York, NY 10118, USA
  • millenniumpeacesummit

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Serve as a resource to the United Nations and its agencies around the world, nation states and other international organisations, offering the collective wisdom and resources of the faith traditions toward the resolution of critical global problems.


The launching of the World Council took place in Bangkok on June 12th-14th, 2002, at Buddhamonthon and at UNESCAP.

IRD Activities

  • International Religious Diplomacy and Interfaith Dialogue

    From an interchange at the Summit came an historic exchange of visits between Muslim leaders from Iran and Buddhist leaders from Thailand, who agreed to commit to further dialogue on religious perspectives concerning economic development. High-level meetings between Jewish leaders and Iranian Muslim leaders were also arranged. Subsequently, the Iranian government invited the Millennium World Peace Summit to partner in the organisation of an international inter-religious conference in Iran in 2002

  • Meetings and Summits for Religious Leaders

    Organising meetings and summits for religious leaders to discuss current issues. In this context, the "Religion One on One" Initiative brought together the World's Two Oldest Faith's – Hinduism and Judaism – in 3 Summits, in India, Israel and USA. Historic Accords signed to dispel centuries of misunderstanding. In the course of these meetings, "Religious Diplomacy" is actively promoted, focused on the three most critical sectors of society, Political, Business/Civil Society and Religion to work together on the most pressing challenges, the Environment, Poverty, Health, Conflict and other Social and Humanitarian Issues

  • World Youth Peace Summits

    Organised a series of World Youth Peace Summits in Thailand, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Taiwan, Jordan, India, Japan etc. and continues efforts with Youth Leaders from all sectors.

  • Main Focus Countries of Activities

    Iran - Israel - India - Thailand - USA - Tokyo, Japan - Kyoto, Japan - Taipei, China - Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina - Bangkok, Thailand - Bangalore, India - Dead Sea, Jordan