First Africa Summit held in Senegal

Dakar, Senegal—The historic World Africa Summit 2018 was convened from January 18 to 19, 2018, in Dakar, Senegal, on the theme “New Africa: Interdependence, Mutual Prosperity and Universal Values,” with about 1,200 participants representing more than 60 nations.

Africa Summit 2018 - Session IV: Concurrent Sessions

Religious Leaders at Conference Form New Association

Seoul, Korea—Approximately 400 leaders from 60 nations attended an Interreligious Leadership Conference from 10 to 13 November, 2017, which saw the formation of a new international association of religious leaders dedicated to bringing world peace.

Resolution at the launch of the Interreligious Association for Peace and Development

The following Resolution was read and unanimously affirmed to launch the Interreligious Association for Peace and Development:

H. Ramzy: Address to Interreligious Leadership Conference 2017

Dear religious leaders, friends, we all need to teach our followers that it is vital to understand the religions, the cultures and the ways of life of others. The lives of all brothers and sisters in humanity must be respected and held sacred.

M. Braybrooke: Address to Interreligious Leadership Conference 2017

I appeal to those of you who are young and have your life ahead of you—do not abandon your dream or give up hope. However little we achieve, we and the world are the better for our efforts.

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