Conference of Religions for Environment on Oct 28
October 19, 2001
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KUALA LUMPUR, Thurs.-A second conference of Religions for the Environment
will be held on Oct 28 at the Rimba Ilmu Auditorium, University Malaya.
Themed ``Sustainable Development: The Spiritual Dimension'', it will
feature speakers from representatives of major religions.
The conference will be held in commemoration of the Malaysian Environment
Week, which falls on the fourth week of October every year.
The event will address issues of the environment and its conservation
from the religious view point.
It is undertaken by Inter-faith Spiritual Fellowship (INSaf) and the Bahai
Office of the Environment of Malaysia.
INSaf is an inter-religious organization comprising representatives from
Islam, Christianity, Hinduism, Buddhism, Sikhism, Bahai Faith and other
It aims to provide an opportunity for the participation and interaction
of individuals, especially the youth, with various NGOs and religious
groups so as to create a proactive attitude and a high regard for the
environment. The conference will be from 10am to 12.30pm. For details call
Soheil at 012-2872503 or Cheryl at 016-2930029.
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