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Statements for Peaceful Coexistence

The database of statements is a collection of statements published online made by religious leaders, religious institutions and interreligious organizations for peaceful coexistence, as well as against the use of violence in the name of religion. The statements are accessible through hyperlinks to publically available online sources and resources.  

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Note: The content displayed below is in chronological order of the date on which the statements were made or published

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Religions for Peace 10th World Assembly, Lindau, Germany
GermanyVarious religions

Declaration of the Tenth World Assembly of Religions for Peace

By: Participants of the 10th World Assembly of Religions for Peace
23 Aug, 2019

Religions for Peace (RfP) officially adopted the Declaration of the 10th World Assembly, which will guide RfP and all affiliates in common action for peace for the next 5-7 years. The Declaration provides a Call to Common Action. Guided by the principles of their own religious traditions, and...

Peace Charter for Forgiveness and Reconciliation http://www.charterforforgiveness.org/
GermanyVarious religions

Peace Charter for Forgiveness & Reconciliation

By: Co-Sponsors: Fetzer Institute, Guru Nanak Nishkam Sewak Jatha, Guerrand-Hermès Foundation for Peace and Religions for Peace
20 Aug, 2019

The Peace Charter for Forgiveness and Reconciliation received its first official adoption at the Religions for Peace 10th World Assembly in Lindau on August 20, 2019. The vision of the Peace Charter is that the process of forgiving is vital if healing and reconciliation are to take place, as part...

His Majesty King Abdullah II of the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan
SingaporeIslam

Keynote address by His Majesty King Abdullah II at IRCC Conference in Singapore

By: His Majesty King Abdullah II of the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan
20 Jun, 2019

The keynote address of King Abdullah II delivered at the inaugural International Conference on Cohesive Societies in Singapore on June 20, 2019 says it is urgently needed to tackle the world's single most important threat—the attack on interfaith harmony, mutual respect, and trust.

Religious Leaders of Singapore Commitment to Safeguard Religious Harmony
Singapore

Commitment to Safeguard Religious Harmony

By: Religious Leaders of Singapore
19 Jun, 2019

United in promoting the common good, Singapore’s religious leaders of different faiths and beliefs affirmed their shared Commitment to Safeguard Religious Harmony. In celebration of the official launch of the Commitment on the website of Inter-Racial and Religious Confidence Circles (IRCCs), a...

Charter of Makkah
Saudi ArabiaIslam

Charter of Makkah

By: Participants of the conference on moderation in Islam in Mecca City, Saudi Arabia
29 May, 2019

The "Charter of Makkah" calls on the world to fight terrorism, injustice and oppression, stating that the duty of all is to refuse the exploitation of people and violation of human rights. Download Charter of Makkah_29 May 2019.pdf (728.44 KB)

USA

Resolution adopted by UN GA on International Day Commemorating the Victims of Acts of Violence Based on Religion or Belief

By: United Nations General Assembly
28 May, 2019

Joining together in reaffirmation of the right of every person to peacefully live out their faith, on May 28, 2019 the United National General Assembly adopted a resolution announcing August 22 as "International Day Commemorating the Vicims of Acts of Violence Based on Religion or Belief".

ChristianityIslam

Abu Dhabi Declaration – a document on Human Fraternity

By: His Holiness Pope Francis and His Eminence the Grand Imam of Al Azhar Dr. Ahmed At-Tayyeb
04 Feb, 2019

His Holiness Pope Francis and His Eminence the Grand Imam of Al Azhar Dr. Ahmed At-Tayyeb have signed the historic Abu Dhabi Declaration – a document on Human Fraternity in the United Arab Emirates. The “Document on Human Fraternity for World Peace and Living Together” seeks to encourage stronger...

Founding Document of the Interreligious Platform for Dialogue and Cooperation in the Arab World

By: High Level Religious Leaders & Heads of Religious Institutions participating at the High Level Meeting Interreligious Dialogue for Peace: Promoting Peaceful Coexistence & Common Citizenship
26 Feb, 2018

We, the leaders and religious institutions from all over the Arab world, gathered at the invitation of the King Abdullah Bin Abdulaziz International Centre for Interreligious and Intercultural Dialogue (KAICIID), in our belief and awareness of: The painful events that the Arab world has been...

Thailand

Joint Bangkok Declaration

By: Participants of OIC-KAICIID Strategic Workshop on Interreligious Dialogue in South and South-East Asia
20 Dec, 2017

Through the joint initiative of the International Dialogue Centre (KAICIID), the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC), the Interreligious Council of Thailand, Institute of Human Rights and Peace Studies-Mahidol University and Fatoni University, a strategic workshop was organized from 18-20...

South AfricaCape TownChristianity

Desmond Tutu speaks out against violence in Myanmar

By: Desmond Tutu
07 Sep, 2017

Desmond Tutu speaks out against violence in Myanmar ''My dear Aung San Suu Kyi I am now elderly, decrepit and formally retired, but breaking my vow to remain silent on public affairs out of profound sadness about the plight of the Muslim minority in your country, the Rohingya. In my heart you are a...

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