Dr. Hyun Jin Moon, Founder of the Global Peace Foundation Address at Global Peace Convention 2013

Dr. Hyun Jin Moon, Chairman of the Global Peace Foundation calls for interfaith cooperation for peace at the Global Peace Convention 2013 themed “Unity in Diversity: Building Social Cohesion for Sustainable Peace Through Universal Aspirations, Principles, and Values” Your excellencies, honored guests, ladies and gentlemen, it is both an honor and a greatpleasure for me…

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…

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…

An Interview with Dr H. Marsudi Syuhud, General Secretary of Nahdlatul Ulama (NU): On Indonesia’s Diversity and Interfaith Experience

The Global Peace Festival (GPF) Malaysia recently interviewed with Dr. H. Marsudi Syuhud, fondly known as Pak Marsudi, on his view about Indonesia’s diversity and interfaith experience. He is currently the General Secretary of Nahdlatul Ulama (NU), the largest Muslim organisation in Indonesia, and is an influential force in Indonesia’s peaceful coexistence among its Muslim-majority,…

GPC 2013 Soft Launch: Keynote Address by Tan Sri Joseph Kurup, Minister in the Prime Minister’s Department

In conjunction with the Soft Launch & Press Conference for the upcoming Global Peace Convention 2013 in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia themed “Unity in Diversity – Building Social Cohesion and Sustainable Peace Through Universal Aspirations, Principles and Values”; Tan Sri Joseph Kurup, Minister in the Prime Minister’s Department and co-chair of GPC 2013 gave a meaningful…

Malaysia to Host Global Peace Convention 2013: Soft Launch & Press Conference

(Press Release) “Unity in Diversity: Building Social Cohesion for Sustainable Peace through Universal Aspirations, Principles and Values” Kuala Lumpur, 21 October – Global Peace Festival (GPF) Malaysia and the Department are set to play host to the 5th Annual Global Peace Convention (GPC), happening from 5 to 8 December 2013 at the Shangri-La Hotel Kuala Lumpur.…