Differences, be they religious, ethnic, cultural, or even civilizational, will continue to be a fact of life. But these differences should by no means become a reason why we cannot live in harmony and peace, told Prof. M. Din Syamsuddin during World Interfaith Harmony Week at the United Nations General Assembly.
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YANGON, July 7 (Xinhua) – The Interfaith Organization of Myanmar has urged all parties to take effective measures to settle the recent communal conflicts in Mandalay, the second largest city of the country.
Religions for Peace in cooperation with Mahidol University, and Interfaith Cooperation Forum organised an Intra-Buddhist and Inter-faith dialogue on “Peace among Thai and Cambodian”.
In the Mindanao district of the Philippines, an NGO which manages marine fisheries has been utilising interfaith dialogue to resolve local conflicts.