News from RELIGIONS for PEACE :
The Signing Conference on Cluster Munitions opens!
Wednesday 3 and Thursday 4 December more than 100 countries will sign the convention to ban cluster munitions. – This is a historic day and a day for celebration says Religions for Peace – European Council of Religious Leaders (ECRL) Moderator, Bishop Gunnar Stålsett. – To fail to sign the convention banning cluster munitions is to fail humanity, he continued. It is a great joy to see all these representatives from so many countries gathered in Oslo to sign the convention and thereby serve humanity. A Religions for Peace delegation is present at the signing conference. Among the delegates are ECRL Archbishop Yannoulatos Anastasios, Albania and Shaykh Ibrahim Mogra, Great Britain together with the Council Moderator, Bishop Gunnar Stålsett. The delegation is also joined by Venerable Vy Sovichea, Cambodia, Bishop Andon Merdani, Albania, Bishop Jean Nduwayo, Burundi, Revd Yoshitaka Hatakejama, Japan and Brigitte Chevalier, France.
Read more at: http://www.rfp-europe.eu/index.cfm?id=218802
Interfaith Climate Summit in Uppsala
On 28 and 29 November, (Lutheran) Church of Sweden Archbishop Anders Wejryd gathered religious leaders from five continents and all major faith traditions for the Interfaith Climate Summit in Uppsala, Sweden. Archbishop Wejryd is a Co-President of the World Council of Religions for Peace.
Read more at: http://www.rfp-europe.eu/index.cfm?id=218830