“Peace and Sustainable development”

In Cambodia by zeinab

On 27 February 2018 Mekong Dialogue Institute co-organized with Danmission in cooperation with Ministry of Cults and Religion and other interfaith organizations celebrated the World Interfaith Harmony Week on the topic “Peace and Sustainable development” at La Varenne Hotel. The program aims to promote the peace in the interreligious environment in Cambodia and also to create a platform of understanding of one another with the diversity of faiths and cultures.

Protect Forest, Protect Life

In Cambodia by zeinab

Cambodia celebrates World Interfaith Harmony Week (WIHW) this year from 2nd-4th February 2018 at Samroung, Oddormeanchey Province. Theme for this year was “Protect Forest, Protect Life” to promote Interfaith cooperation on Sustainable Development. This year 2018, our topic on “protect forest, protect life”. At the first day of the event, we travel from Phnom Penh to Oddormeanchey, on the way we were reflected on the current situation of Cambodia such as: Political, Social, Economic, Labor, Agriculture, Land grabbing, Deforestation, Drug and other relate issues that raise by the participants and try to find out how to get involve in those issues. The second day, we departure from Samroung town to the Rukawan forest and celebrate the event in the forest. Greeting and sharing the reason why we celebrate this event to participants and the history that ACT in Cambodia started celebrate this event as we working on interfaith and willing to promote with the global is doing and Cambodia is …

Protect Forest-Protect Life (4117)

In Cambodia by Noora Chahine

At the first day of the event, we travel from Phnom Penh to Oddormeanchey, on the way we were reflected on the current situation of Cambodia such as: Political, Social, Economic, Labor, Agriculture, Land grabbing, Deforestation, Drug and other relate issues that raise by the participants and try to find out how to get involve in those issues. The second day, we departure from Samroung town to the Rukawan forest and celebrate the event in the forest. Greeting and sharing the reason why we celebrate this event to participants and the history that ACT in Cambodia started celebrate this event as we working on interfaith and willing to promote with the global is doing and Cambodia is part of this celebration. Miss. Srey Sotheavy the Executive Director was informed that in Cambodia we celebrate the first WIHW in every 1st week of February in difference areas such as in 2012 in Battambang, 2013 in Siem Reap, 2014 in Phnom Penh …

Protect Forest-Protect Life (2541)

In Cambodia by Noora Chahine

At the first day of the event, we travel from Phnom Penh to Oddormeanchey, on the way we were reflected on the current situation of Cambodia such as: Political, Social, Economic, Labor, Agriculture, Land grabbing, Deforestation, Drug and other relate issues that raise by the participants and try to find out how to get involve in those issues. The second day, we departure from Samroung town to the Rukawan forest and celebrate the event in the forest. Greeting and sharing the reason why we celebrate this event to participants and the history that ACT in Cambodia started celebrate this event as we working on interfaith and willing to promote with the global is doing and Cambodia is part of this celebration. Miss. Srey Sotheavy the Executive Director was informed that in Cambodia we celebrate the first WIHW in every 1st week of February in difference areas such as in 2012 in Battambang, 2013 in Siem Reap, 2014 in Phnom Penh …

Protect Forest-Protect Life (7121)

In Cambodia by Noora Chahine

At the first day of the event, we travel from Phnom Penh to Oddormeanchey, on the way we were reflected on the current situation of Cambodia such as: Political, Social, Economic, Labor, Agriculture, Land grabbing, Deforestation, Drug and other relate issues that raise by the participants and try to find out how to get involve in those issues. The second day, we departure from Samroung town to the Rukawan forest and celebrate the event in the forest. Greeting and sharing the reason why we celebrate this event to participants and the history that ACT in Cambodia started celebrate this event as we working on interfaith and willing to promote with the global is doing and Cambodia is part of this celebration. Miss. Srey Sotheavy the Executive Director was informed that in Cambodia we celebrate the first WIHW in every 1st week of February in difference areas such as in 2012 in Battambang, 2013 in Siem Reap, 2014 in Phnom Penh …

Protect Forest, Protect Life (Day 2)

In Cambodia by zeinab

At the first day of the event, we travel from Phnom Penh to Oddormeanchey, on the way we were reflected on the current situation of Cambodia such as: Political, Social, Economic, Labor, Agriculture, Land grabbing, Deforestation, Drug and other relate issues that raise by the participants and try to find out how to get involve in those issues. The second day, we departure from Samroung town to the Rukawan forest and celebrate the event in the forest. Greeting and sharing the reason why we celebrate this event to participants and the history that ACT in Cambodia started celebrate this event as we working on interfaith and willing to promote with the global is doing and Cambodia is part of this celebration. Miss. Srey Sotheavy the Executive Director was informed that in Cambodia we celebrate the first WIHW in every 1st week of February in difference areas such as in 2012 in Battambang, 2013 in Siem Reap, 2014 in Phnom Penh …

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In Cambodia by Noora Chahine

At the first day of the event, we travel from Phnom Penh to Oddormeanchey, on the way we were reflected on the current situation of Cambodia such as: Political, Social, Economic, Labor, Agriculture, Land grabbing, Deforestation, Drug and other relate issues that raise by the participants and try to find out how to get involve in those issues. The second day, we departure from Samroung town to the Rukawan forest and celebrate the event in the forest. Greeting and sharing the reason why we celebrate this event to participants and the history that ACT in Cambodia started celebrate this event as we working on interfaith and willing to promote with the global is doing and Cambodia is part of this celebration. Miss. Srey Sotheavy the Executive Director was informed that in Cambodia we celebrate the first WIHW in every 1st week of February in difference areas such as in 2012 in Battambang, 2013 in Siem Reap, 2014 in Phnom Penh …

Cambodian Interfaith Harmony among Humanity

In Cambodia by Noora Chahine

Welcome speeches by local officer from Department of Religious and Cult, District chief, School director, District forestry officer, and ACT executive director; they share about faiths history and world interfaith harmony week, faiths situation in Cambodia, how Cambodia chose the topic on natural resources environment as we facing with deforestation in Cambodia so our topic is \"Harmony among People-Harmony with Nature\" as our theme. Faith leaders representation from Buddhist, Christian, and Muslim come for share their religious perspective on natural resources and how each of their faith contribute to peace in Cambodia society. Questions and comments were open for asking these religious representative and all happen with more close and aware-understand each other. About 500 trees were planted at difference area by introduction from the expertise of the forestry in each communities. Panting hand on dry tree and board were done with all type of participants from the religious leader and the students. https://www.facebook.com/Interfaith-Harmony-Week-Cambodia-1477265399167451/photos_stream https://www.facebook.com/Alliance-for-Conflict-Transformation-Organization-ACT-625580847502851/?ref=hl Posted by Alliance for Conflict …

Cambodia Interfaith Harmony Week Cultivate Children

In Cambodia by Noora Chahine

Welcome speeck by chief monk of the temple. Opening speech by the department of cult and religion officer from Kampong Cham province. Welcome note from the vice-district chief reflect to the issue in the province and encourage more movement from religion to be part of prevention and protection from difference faith and include children. sharing of religion perspective from Buddhist, Chisitian, and Islam representative with trees march from the temple to the high school to plant and give palm print to make the world green with fellowship lunch together.

Harmony among People-Harmony with Nature in Cambodia

In Cambodia by Noora Chahine

Opening speech by the chief department of religion and cult Mr. Neak Yitu. Introductory of the rational of the World Interfaith Harmony Week and the activities process of the network in Kampot conduct/prepare for this event by the executive director of Alliance for Conflict Transformation (ACT) Ms. Sotheavy. Sharing from each faith perspective on the environment from Buddhist monk, Christian pastor, and Tun from Islam in the province. Tree planting with each faith prayer for blessing and closing speech from the network representative.

Interfaith network celebrate WIFHW

In Cambodia by Noora Chahine

Difference faith from network in Kampong cham joint celebrate the World Interfaith Harmony week with about 70 students, religious leader, community leader, and officer from religious and cult. 100 tree planting is encourage to the people to turn their interested in sustainable environment. Faiths sharing about their teaching and perspective on the belief with questions and answer to the participants.

Cambodia Interfaith Harmony Week

In Cambodia by Noora Chahine

150 participants from local communities, NGOs staffs, and religious leaders will coming together for celebrate WIFHW with Opening speech by Ms. Srey Sotheavy, the Executive director of ACT and the team organizer. welcome speech by the temple chief monk, communities leader, officer from department of religious and cult and forestry officer. Sharing on forestry by Ven. Bun Salout from Oddormeanchey province regarding to the benefit of forest and relate strategy to protect the environment. Represent of each faith share their own religious perspective relate to nature and question by participants. 200 trees planting will be stated with the peace message painting for remembrance in this community.

Harmony among People-Harmony with Nature

In Cambodia by Noora Chahine

Welcome from the chief department of Religious and Cult in Kampot province, and welcome note from the local authority and high school director. Then introduce about the key importance of the tree and nature with 100 trees planting. Then key main religion from Buddhist, Christian and Muslim shared their perspective of their faith relate to the nature and the environmental.

Interfaith celebrate WIHW

In Cambodia by Noora Chahine

Interfaith pray from Buddhist, Christian and Muslim with involved share on the forestry communities leader and officer from relate department and the local people to celebrate the bio-diversity and natural resources concerns.