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Global Peace Convention 2013

December 05, 2013 - December 08, 2013: Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Government, civil society and faith leaders from 40 nations addressed the need to advance social cohesion in diverse societies in areas of interfaith cooperation, education, community and economic development, family and youth empowerment, among others as a catalyst for peace. 

 

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Event Details

Global Peace Convention 2013 Hosts Leaders from 40 Nations  in Kuala Lumpur

Assembly Advances Education, Entrepreneurship and Interfaith Initiatives to Meet the Challenges of Underdevelopment and Identity-based Conflict

 
 
Bishop Sunday Onuoha, founder of Vision Africa and Executive
Director of the Nigeria Inter-Faith Action Association, addresses
the 2013 Global Peace Convention.

More than 1,200 government, civil society and faith leaders from 40 nations addressed the need to advance social cohesion in diverse societies at the fifth annual Global Peace Convention (GPC) in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia on December 5-8, 2013. The three-day convening, “Unity in Diversity: Building Social Cohesion for Sustainable Peace through Universal Aspirations, Principles, and Values,” presented proposals and strategic assessments in areas of interfaith cooperation, education, community and economic development, family and youth empowerment, volunteer service, women in leadership, and business investment as a catalyst for peace.

The first to be hosted in a Muslim nation, the 2013 Convention drew upon Malaysia’s rich experience in melding a country from religiously and culturally diverse peoples. 

FULL SUMMARY REPORT

PDF icon2013 Global Peace Convention Summary Report.pdf

Featured Individuals

Director
Institut Aminuddin Baki
Founder and Chairman
Global Peace Foundation
Founder
I Care-Women and Youth Initiative