opening__ceremony2From December 3 to 9, 2009, around 6.000 people from 220 different faiths and all corners of the world celebrated the Parliament of the World’s Religions 2009 in Melbourne, Australia. Michael Slaby, Program Coordinator at the Jacob Soetendorp Institute for Human Values participated in the...

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actress_smallRabbi Soetendorp addressed a three-day conference in Bad Honnef near Bonn, Germany which brought together 145 young adults from over 30 countries. The forum took place from 23 - 25 January 2009 and was hosted by Germany’s Earth Charter Affiliate, the Ecumenical One World Initiative, in cooperation...

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jordan2009_closing_king_schwabRabbi Awraham Soetendorp was among 1,400 leaders from 85 countries that participated in the World Economic Fourm on the Middle East that closed on May 17, 2009 with a commitment to show leadership for change and development in the region.

The Forum put a special focus on the action items...

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children_in_india_2_smallEvery voice counts! Join the growing global movement asking governments to honor their committments to the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs). Millions still live in extreme poverty, yet the world has enough money, resources and technology to end poverty forever. The MDGs are a unique opportunity...

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house_of_lordsEarth Charter UK Affiliate Rabbi Jeffrey Newman and Michael Slaby, Earth Charter Coordinator of the Jacob Soetendorp Institute for Human Values, participated in the Faith and Climate Change Conference hosted by the Faith Regen Foundation and the Commonwealth Foundation. The two-day conference...

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aocThe second Forum of the UN Alliance of Civilizations will be held on 6-7 April 2009 in Istanbul, Turkey. The UNAOC is the most important international initiative aimed at advancing intercultural understanding. It will convene a powerful network of global leaders, heads of international...

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Rabbi Soetendorp serves as one of the senior international advisers of the OneVoice  Movement, which is an international mainstream grassroots movement with over 640,000 signatories in roughly equal numbers both in Israel and in the Palestinian Territories, including 1,800...

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On September 22nd, the Dutch premiere of “The Age of Stupid” took place in the Amsterdam Tuschinsky theatre. The film was simultaneously launched in more than 60 cities around the world. This enormously ambitious drama-documentary-animation hybrid stars Oscar-nominated Pete...

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For the ninth time, Rabbi Awraham Soetendorp participated at the World Economic Forum that took place in Davos end of January, 2009, and interacted with many world leaders from the fields of government, business, and media. Around thirty other religious leaders took part in this year's WEF and...

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The Institute is actively supporting the Convoy for Peace: Sderot to Gaza. The project was developed in the follow-up of the Third Congress of Imams and Rabbis for Peace, held at Unesco headquarters in Paris, from 15 to 17 December 2008, where Rabbi Soetendorp participated. A...

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