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Korea: Interreligious Leadership Conference 2017 (IRLC)
From Friday 10 November 2017
To Monday 13 November 2017

The Interreligious Leadership Conference (IRLC), sponsored by the Universal Peace Federation, will convene on the theme, “Addressing the Critical Challenges of our Time: The Role and Responsibility of Religious Leaders and Faith-Based Organizations.”

Representatives from all the world’s great faith traditions will be in attendance, along with academics, interfaith activists and heads of faith-based organizations. This special conference will address many of the critical challenges of our time, such as conflict, nuclear proliferation, environmental degradation, family breakdown, and interreligious discord, with an aim to exploring and underscoring the role and responsibility of religious leaders. A special focus will be on the very serious issues facing the Korean peninsula and Northeast Asia.

On November 11, all participants will participate in an interfaith Rally for Peace at Seoul’s World Cup stadium, where more than 80,000 will gather for an afternoon of inspiration and entertainment. UPF Founder, Dr. Hak Ja Han Moon, will be a keynote speaker at this event.

The Interreligious Leadership Conference will also feature a proposal to launch a worldwide Interreligious Assembly for Peace, providing a forum and global network of faith leaders and faith-based organizations committed to peace and human development.

Location Lotte Hotel World, Seoul, Korea