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Report on G8 / G20 Inter Faith Leaders Summit at Winnipeg Canada
Thu Jun 24, 2010

The Annual Inter-Faith Summit was promoted by the Archbishop Canterbury and the Rev. Jim Wallis, a leading American evangelical in 2005. The purpose of the summits was to raise the voice of Faith Leaders in unity, prior to G-8 Summit. The Global Faith Leaders are gathering since 2005 to remind the G8 leaders of :

1. The responsibilities towards poor – with particular focus on the need to fulfill the millennium development goals.

2. The Environmental issues

3. Creating the state of peace in the world.

In January 2010 Inter Faith Partnership Canada was constituted and had membership from various traditions (Jewish, Christian, Hindus, Muslims, Bahai, Sikh, aboriginals). Many of the denominations of Canadian Christian Commissions, World Vision, Canadian, Foodgrain Bank, Evangelical Fellowship of Canada, G8 Research Group – University of Torronto, were also partners in organizing the Summit.

The sixth InterFaith Leaders Summit was slated from June 21st to 23rd at University of Winnipeg. For the first time the spiritual leaders from India were invited. . H.H. Swami Avdheshananda Giriji led the spiritual delegation.

The main issues discussed during the summit were poverty, environment, peace and security.
 
There were about 59 Inter Faith Leaders (3 Hindus, 3 Buddhist, 3 Muslim, 5 Jews, 3 aborigins and the rest Christians and Bahais)

H.H. Swami Avdheshananda Giriji contributed very convincingly and strongly on the issues of :

1. Human Rights and Religious Freedom

2. Environment – Care for the Earth

3. Addressing the Poverty issue

4. World Peace

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