International Council for the Day of Vesak (ICDV)
คณะกรรมการสมาคมสภาสากลวันวิสาขบูชาโลก

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Date: 26th to 29th May 2007
The fourth of International Buddhist Conference on the United Nations Day of Vesak (2007 / 2550)

Celebrations on the Auspicious Occasion of His Majesty the King 80th BIRTHDAY ANNIVERSARY

On 26th to 29th May 2007, the fourth UN Day of Vesak was solemnly held at the United Nations Hall for Asia Pacific and Buddhamonthon with participants from 61 countries and regions. Mahachulalongkornrajavidyalaya University, in conjunction with ICDV and the Sangha Supreme Council hosted the 4th International Buddhist Conference on the United Nations Day of Vesak at Buddhamonthon, Nakhon Pathom Province, and at the United Nations Conference Centre in Bangkok, The Kingdom of Thailand.

On 29th May 2007, during the closing ceremony, after considering the petition of the National Vietnam Buddhist Sangha and hosted registration letter of the Ministry for Foreign Affairs of Vietnam, Most Venerable Dharmakosajarn based on the Charter of the UN Day of Vesak Celebrations to officially declare before 500 Buddhist delegates from 62 countries that the Socialist Republic of Vietnam will be a hosted country for the UN Day of Vesak Celebration in year 2008.
  • Venue:
    Buddhamonthon, Nakhon Pathom Province, and at the United Nations Conference Centre in Bangkok, The Kingdom of Thailand.
  • Main Theme:
    The Buddhist Contribution to Good Governance
  • Sub Theme:
    • Buddhist Perspectives on Good Governance and Development
  • Keynote Speaker:
    Venerable Phra Visuddhisamvara Thera (Ajahn Brahmavamso)
    Venerable Thich Nhat Hanh
Document:
  • Constitution of International Buddhist Universities Association
  • Charter of IOC of the United Nations Day of Vesak
  • First CircularThe Symposium of All Buddhist UniversitiesBangkok26-29 May 2007/2550
  • Second Circular Symposium of Buddhist Universities and Colleges United Nations Conference Centre, Bangkok 26-29 May 2007/2550
  • Concluding Statement by Prof. Dr. Phra Dharmakosajarn
  • Presentation of Buddhist e-Library
  • Presentation of Buddhist Meditation and Human Development
  • Presentation of Preservation and Promotion of Buddhist Arts
  • Presentation of Dissemination of Buddhism through Modern Technology
  • Presentation of Buddhism and Good Governance
  • สรุปการอภิปราย เรื่อง “พระพุทธศาสนากับธรรมาภิบาลและการพัฒนา”
  • Summary of Prof. Dr. Ian Harris
  • Summary of Prof. Dr. Oliver Abeynayake
  • Summary of Mr. Phallop Thaiarry
  • Summary of Mrs. Claudine Shinoda
  • Changing Demography of Buddhist Population in India: A Comparative Report
  • The Future of Buddhism on the Internet by Venerable Pannyavaro
  • The Buddhist E-Library Project by Ven. Pannyavaro
  • On the relationship of calm and insight by Rupert Gethin
  • Effective use of Information Technology (IT) for propagation of Buddhism
  • Some thoughts on solutions for modern crises by Ven.Dr. Thich Phuoc Chi
  • The Buddha-land as Presented in the Vimalakirtinirdesa-sutra
  • Buddhism International Cooperation by Most Ven. Thich Thien Nhon
  • Buddhist Higher Education Towards Globalization by Rev. Dr. Thich Nguyen Dat
  • Buddhist contribution to good governance and development in Vietnam
  • Good Governance and The Social Development by Ven. Dr. Thich Nhat Tu
  • Good Governance and The Ideal Society by Ven. Dr. Thich Nhat Tu
  • Good Governance for a Good Society by Ven. Dr. Thich Nhat Tu
  • The Role of Sangha Leaders in Preserving Art and Culture by Phra Sithawatchame
  • Vietnam Buddhist Family: A Buddhist Contribution by Most Ven. Thich Dat Dao
  • Buddhist Colleges in Indonesia by Delegates from Indonesia
  • Buddhism in Poland by Joanna Grela
  • Public Education, Religious Education and Media by Rev. Dr. Thich Tam Duc
  • Buddhist Higher Education - Towards Globalization by Rev. Dr. Thich Nguyen Dat
  • The Buddhist Broadcasting Foundation: Authenticity in Spiritual Programming
  • Teaching the Dhamma Online - A Case Study by Bhikkhu Nandisena
  • A Vision of Buddhist Education from Central Europe by Dr. Tamas Agocs
  • Counseling Buddhist Inmantes At the Singapore Changi Prison Complex by Visak
  • Dissemination of Buddhism Though Modern Technology
  • Three Suggestions Concerning Dissemination of Dhamma
  • Buddhist Meditation and Human Development:A Personal Encounter
  • Buddhism and Good Governance by Ven B Sri Saranankara Sangha Nayaka Maha Thero
  • Good Governance: A Buddhist Perspective by Dr. Tavivat Puntarigvivat
  • Buddhist Contribution to Good Governace and Development by Thich Tri Tam
  • Buddhist Meditation and Human Development by Thanh Giac
  • Dissemination Of Buddhism Through Modern Technology
  • Essential Factors in Dissemination Dramma by Ven. Dr. THICH GIAC HIEP
  • Human Development by Bhikkhuni Dr. Tinh Van
  • On Buddhist Meditation and Human Development by Most Ven. Thich Tri Tam
  • Right Concentration and Human Development by Bhikkhuni Dr. Hue Lien
  • The Application of the Buddhist Doctrines by Ven. Dr. Thich Buu Chanh
  • Meditation and human development by Dr. Tilokasundari Kariyawasam
  • The Buddhist Principles of Good Governanc by Prof. Oliver Abeynayake, PhD
  • Meditation and human development by Ms. Ivana Zivkovic
  • Peace and Sustainable Development by Dr. Thich Nhat Tu
  • The Characteristics and Meanings of ‘Gwangju’ by Hong, Seok-Joon
  • Theravada Buddhism in Brazil by Sociedade Budista Do Brasil
  • A Buddhist Concept of Good Community by Mr.Somparn Promta



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