March 7th - 11th, 2016 | Surabaya, East Java, Indonesia
"Raising Moral and Innovative Young Leaders: The Key to Lasting Peace"
In response the alarming trend of religious extremism and in order to work toward peace, Global Peace Foundation Indonesia offers a framework to build a vibrant, prosperous and peaceful world as One Family Under God. Global Peace Youth Interfaith Assembly (GPYIA) is a gathering for youth from diverse backgrounds to be guided by a common vision to discuss the critical issues of the world.
Indonesia, home to many religious groups, beliefs and practices has developed a model for “unity in diversity” that is crucial in our world today.
GPYIA is the platform for a new generation of moral,innovative young people committed to forging a culture of peace and prosperity.
Out of 600 applicants from around the ASEAN region, 100 participants will be selected to participate.
The assembly will focus on:
• Identity-based conflict reduction through interfaith partnerships
• Raising moral and innovative young leaders
• Media for the greater good