UPF-Bangladesh Holds RYS Project Near Bay of Bengal

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.

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Parliamentarians for Peace Launched in Bangladesh

October 21, 2016

Dhaka, Bangladesh—The speaker of the Bangladesh Parliament chaired the launching of the International Association of Parliamentarians for Peace in Bangladesh. 

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Building Religious Harmony Among Youth 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. 

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South Asia Peace Seminar: “Raising Public-minded Leaders”

August 12, 2015

Dhaka, Bangladesh—Building on the South Asia Peace Initiative, UPF organized a seminar on public-minded leadership on August 12. 

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World Interfaith Harmony Week Observed in Bangladesh

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.

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UPF-Bangladesh Statement on Terrorist Attacks in Paris

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.

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Next Generation Academy Meets at a Sikh Temple

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.

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International Day of Families Observed at a Forum in Bangladesh

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.

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Rev. Moon’s Contribution to Interreligious Harmony Honored in Dhaka

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.

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Dr. Kazi Nurul Islam Makes a Third Visit to the Vatican

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.

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Interfaith Activists Dialogue with Buddhists in Bangladesh

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.

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World Interfaith Harmony Week Observed in Bangladesh

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.

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K.N. Islam: The Qur'anic Message of Universalism and Religious Pluralism

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.

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Universal Peace Prayer Meeting Held in Dhaka

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.

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Day of Families Observed in Dhaka

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.

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Marriage and Family Initiative in Bangladesh

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.

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M.A.U. Muzahid: Islamic Lifestyle as an Infrastructure for Social Justice

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.

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K.N. Islam: Interreligious Dialogue: Some Rules and Assumptions

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.

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Parents' Day Seminar Held in Dhaka

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.

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Dhaka Interfaith Forum: Kazi Nazrul Islam and Interfaith Harmony

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.

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