New Zealand: Human Rights Commission proud to back peace call from Kiwi interfaith leaders

New Zealand Diversity Forum

The Human Rights Commission (NZ) is backing a call from local religious communities for New Zealanders to stand alongside them in peace and compassion: and not in hatred. Since a historic statement in 2007, faith and interfaith leaders and the Commission have affirmed that all religious groups in New Zealand have the right to safety and security.

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G20 meet focuses on dialogue

Shoura Council Chairman Abdullah Al-Asheikh, right, and other delegates at the Third G20 Speakers’ Consultation Meeting in Riyadh on Sunday. (SPA)

Speakers at the G20 countries decided to form a mechanism of dialogue between energy producers and consumers to contribute to the growth and stability of the global economy and energy markets and they also vehemently condemned all forms of terrorism, racism, discrimination and xenophobia.

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The Missing MDG – Ensure Interfaith Collaboration for Peace

The Missing Millenium Development Goal - Ensure Interfaith Collaboration for Peace

The Missing Millennium Development Goal is a petition to the governments of the United Nation’s member states, religious leaders and civil society to recognise that the interfaith collaboration is key to achieving the eight Millennium Development Goals (MDGs).

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