Preconvention Forum Emphasizes Faith Leadership, Shared Values in Building Social Cohesion

“As an officially Muslim state which protects the rights of all people to practice their religion freely, Malaysia is positioned to have a strong positive role in the rest of the Muslim world,” said James Patton, executive vice president of the International Center for Religion and Diplomacy at a forum, “Faith Leadership for the Greater…

Malaysia Education Summit Calls for Character and Creativity Training for Twenty-First Century Classroom

Preconvention Summit Announces Expansion of GPF Initiative into Malaysia and Indonesia Schools These were among the findings presented by Malaysian and international educators at the Global Summit for Character and Creativity held in University of Malaya, in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia on December 5. The Summit, “Preparing Youth for Success in Life, Work and Community,” seeks…

Global Peace Convention 2013 Calls for Interfaith Cooperation to Mitigate Conflict and Advance Social Cohesion

The 2013 Global Peace Convention kicked off in Kuala Lumpur on December 6 with a call from GPF chairman Dr. Hyun Jin Moon for the establishment of a faith-based Peace Council at the United Nations as a major initiative to meet the global challenge of identity-based conflict. “Today, religious identities are regional in scope and…