International Council for the Day of Vesak (ICDV)

Date: 13th to 17th May 2008
The fifth of International Buddhist Conference on the United Nations Day of Vesak (2008 / 2551)
The fifth United Nations Day of Vesak (UNDV) is to be held in Hanoi, Vietname from 13-17th May in 2008. This is the first ever biggest international Buddhist conference in Vietname. The celebrations are expected to draw a gathering of 4500--including Buddhist leaders from all traditions, leading scholars, state dignitaries and practitioners from all ground the world, and in Vietnam.

The celebrations commemorating the 2632 the Year of the Birth, Enlightenment and Passing Away of the Buddha Gautama will be four-dimensional--coveritng Spiritual, Academic, Cultural and Religious aspects
  • Venue:
    Hanoi, Vietnam
  • Main Theme:
    Buddhist Contribution to building a Just, Democratic and Civil Society
  • Sub Theme:
    • War, Conflict and Healing : A Buddhist Perspective
    • Buddhist Contribution to Social Justice
    • Engaged Buddhism and Development
    • Care for Our Environment: Buddhist Response to Climate Change
    • Family Problems and the Buddhist Response
    • Symposium on Buddhist Education: Continuity and Progress
    • Symposium on Buddhism in the Digital Age

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More information please contact:
ICDV & IABU Office 401,Zone D, D400 4th floor, School Building,
Mahachulalongkornrajavidyalaya University Lamsai, Wang Noi, Ayutthaya 13170
Tel: + 662 623 6323, 66 35 248 098 Fax: + 66 35 248 099