The International Symposium on Religion & Cultural Diplomacy will focus on “The Promotion of World Peace through Interfaith Dialogue & the Unity of Faiths” and highlight the importance of religious interchange as a vehicle for World Peace. The potential role religion plays in the promotion of global peace and stability will be outlined, with the aim to exemplify the positive and demonstrative effect it can bear in impacting society.
Religion can be used as a major force of unification between divergent factions; through the analysis and promotion of inter-faith dialogue, the Symposium will illustrate the key role religion plays in facilitating mutual understanding and tolerance of varying spiritual affiliations. The overall objective of the Symposium will be to demonstrate how inter-faith dialogue can be used as an effective tool in promoting global peace and reconciliation, and the power of religion to bring varying groups together in order to establish and maintain constructive channels of communication and sustainable collaboration.
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Symposium Speakers & Delegates
Speakers and Delegates during the Symposium will include religious and spiritual leaders, leading politicians and diplomats, senior academics and other dignitaries from around the world.
Symposium LocationsBased in Rome & the Vatican City, the Symposium will be hosted at a number of important political, historic, and cultural locations across the city, and will consist of excursions to the country’s top institutions and landmarks. Sioi will host several sessions.
Symposium Participants Participation in the Symposium is open to governmental & diplomatic officials, civil society practitioners, young professionals and students as well as other interested individuals from across the world.