Interfaith Cooperation Forum

Hong Kong, Hong Kong SAR
Joined February 2019

A Movement Promoting Justpeace The ICF is organized jointly by the Asia and Pacific Alliance of YMCAs (APAY), the Christian Conference of Asia (CCA) supported by Bread for the World, Germany. It has

Presence in: Philippines
Focus: Peace-building & Transitional Justice

The Interfaith Cooperation Forum is a program of the Asia and Pacific Alliance of YMCAs. It was born in 2003 out of the realization of the importance of interreligious understanding and unity in the Asian region. It was conceived to be a venue for study and appreciation of the different perspective of religions on peace, and discern the role of religion in peacebuilding. Is religion a source of peace? Or, is it a source of conflict? Yet, in these times, with the onslaught of neoliberal economic globalization, more people experience poverty more than ever, communities are destroyed and residents are displaced, native wisdom and core values are overrun by Western and consumerist outlooks, and climate change is fast coming at the heels of the destruction of the Planet Earth seems unabated. There is no peace on earth!