International Council for the Day of Vesak (ICDV)

Date: 25th May 2004
The first of International Buddhist Conference on the United Nations Day of Vesak (2004 / 2547)
On 25th May 2004, The UN Day of Vesak Celebration, International Buddhist Conference (IBC) was supported by Thailand Royal Government and Mahachulalongkornrajavidyalaya University held the celebration at Buddhamonthon Buddhist centre, with participation of over 35 countries and hundreds of International Buddhist delegations. In June of 2004, the Vesak celebration activities were held at the United Nations Headquarters, New York, USA. In July of the same year, the IBC on theme “Theravada and Mahayana Buddhism” was held at the Buddhamonthon Conference Hall, under support of Government of Thailand and approval of the Supreme Sangha Council of Thailand. At this historical conference, the attended countries approved Thailand which will be hosted the UN Day of Vesak Celebration in year 2005.
  • Venue:
    Buddhamonthon Buddhist centre, The Kingdom of Thailand
  • Emphasis:
    To study, practice, propagate and protect Buddhism and to jointly organize the Vesak Day celebration at the United Nations Headquaters and at the UN regional offices.

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