ContactTika Raj Bishwakarma
Chapter Secretary General
Global Peace Council Member
October 26, 2016
Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh—UPF-Bangladesh held its first-ever Religious Youth Service project in Cox’s Bazar, a town and fishing port located on the Bay of Bengal, from October 22 to 26.
October 21, 2016
Dhaka, Bangladesh—The speaker of the Bangladesh Parliament chaired the launching of the International Association of Parliamentarians for Peace in Bangladesh.
October 20, 2016
Dhaka, Bangladesh—Partnering with the U.S. Department of State, UPF held the first ever conference on interfaith dialogue at the Edward M. Kennedy Center in Dhaka.
August 12, 2015
Dhaka, Bangladesh—Building on the South Asia Peace Initiative, UPF organized a seminar on public-minded leadership on August 12.
February 1, 2015
Dhaka, Bangladesh - An Interfaith Harmony Rally on Feb. 1 opened the observances of World Interfaith Harmony Week 2015 at the University of Dhaka.
January 10, 2015
Dhaka, Bangladesh - With the strongest possible language I condemn the brutal and inhuman activities of the perpetrators of the terror attacks of Jan. 7 and Jan. 9, 2015, in Paris, France, who claim to be Muslims.
May 17, 2014
Dhaka, Bangladesh - A certificate distribution ceremony for Next Generation Club members who attended an orientation program was held on May 17, 2014, at the auditorium of the Sikh Temple at Dhaka University.
May 3, 2014
Dhaka, Bangladesh - Speakers at May 3, 2014 forum in Dhaka on the role of "Marriage and Family in Creating World Peace" offered insights drawn from both sociology and nuclear physics.
May 3, 2014
Dhaka, Bangladesh — A special lecture for students, staff and faculty at Dhaka University on May 3, 2014, focused on the UPF founder’s role in building bridges among people of different religions and cultures.
March 31, 2014
Dhaka, Bangladesh - In March 2014 Dr. Kazi Nurul Islam, professor of world religions and culture at Dhaka University, attended an International Programme on the Contribution of Chiara Lubich in Promoting Interreligious Harmony, where he met Pope Francis.
February 25, 2014
Dhaka, Bangladesh - A "Dialogue Between Interfaith Activists of Bangladesh and Members of Rissho-kossei-kai Bangladesh" was held at Dhaka on Feb. 25, 2014.
February 3, 2014
Dhaka, Bangladesh - During UN Interreligious Harmony Week, an interreligious harmony rally took place on Feb. 2, 2014 on the campus of the University of Dhaka.
January 1, 2014
Islam is a religion that holds that peace is the summum bonum or the highest goal of man’s life and that a total surrender to the will of God is the only means of attaining that goal.
December 7, 2013
Dhaka, Bangladesh - Haqqani Anjuman held its 19th annual Universal Peace Prayer Meeting in Bangladesh Dec. 7, 2013 at the auditorium of the Institution of Engineers Bangladesh.
May 25, 2012
Dhaka, Bangladesh - The UPF, the Women's Federation for World Peace, and the United Nations Information Centre (UNIC) in Dhaka jointly organized a seminar on the International Day of Families titled “Ensuring Work Family Balance.” The seminar was attended by about 50 people, including religious leaders, educators, social workers, and student leaders. It was held on May 25 at the Dhaka Sundarban Hotel.
December 1, 2011
Dhaka, Bangladesh - A seminar on “Marriage and Family Peace Initiative” took place in Bangladesh at the Sundarban Hotel on Dec. 1, 2011.
November 22, 2011
The founding elements of the inner structure of Islamic social organization as prescribed by the Qur’an and Sunnah can be broadly categorized as freedom, equality, and solidarity of mankind. These elements in turn constitute the conceptual infrastructure for social justice in all spheres of human life.
November 22, 2011
The advocates of all the religions of the world emphasize the importance of certain virtues and moral values. Only these can foster unity and cohesion of mankind. But the moral and religious values cannot be invoked by force. This can be achieved through the exchange of words and dialogues.
July 28, 2011
Dhaka, Bangladesh - UPF-Bangladesh and the Women’s Federation for World Peace-Bangladesh jointly organized a Parents' Day Seminar entitled “Parenting with Love and Authority” on July 28 in Dhaka. The seminar was attended by about 80 educators, social workers, NGO representatives, and parents.
May 26, 2011
Dhaka, Bangladesh - The Centre for Interreligious and Intercultural Dialogue of the Department of World Religions and Culture of Dhaka University held a seminar on “Kazi Nazrul Islam and Interfaith Harmony” on May 25, 2011.