Call to register for 2018 Toronto Parliament of the World’s Religions

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Public Service Announcement | Ohio, US  | 27 July 2017Asia Samachar |

Parliament Sikh Task Force
Sikh Council for Interfaith Relations (SCIR)
POB 523, Dublin, Ohio 43017, USA
Phone: 614-753-3292
parliamentsikh@gmail.com

July 26, 2017

The Parliament Sikh Task Force of the Sikh Council for Interfaith Relations (SCIR) calls upon Sikhs across the world to register by August 10, 2017 for the upcoming 2018 Toronto Parliament of the World’s Religions. The next Parliament of the World’s Religions will be held from November 1 to 7, 2018 in Toronto, Canada.

The Super Saver individual registration rate of US$295 ends August 10. After this deadline, the individual registration fee will increase significantly. To register for the parliament, please visit online at https://parliamentofreligions.org/webform/2018-parliament-registration (click here). If you need assistance with group Sikh registrations, please email parliamentsikh@gmail.com.

More than 10,000 people from across the world are expected to participate in the 2018 Parliament, which will last for seven days and comprise more than 500 programs, workshops, and dialogues, alongside music, dance, art and photography exhibitions, and related events presented by the world’s religious communities and cultural institutions.

SCIR coordinated the Sikh participation and presentations at the 2015 Salt Lake City Parliament of the World’s Religions. In view of the upcoming Parliament, SCIR has established a 2018 Parliament Sikh Task Force. The charge of the Parliament Sikh Task Force is to coordinate and implement the active participation of the worldwide Sikh community at the upcoming parliament through:

– significant international Sikh presence and engagement,
– presentations at plenary and parallel sessions focused on interfaith and intrafaith issues, and
– Guru ka Langar, if possible, at the parliament to be led by the local Sikh community.

The task force members include Sikh representatives from Canada, US, and across the world. Dr. Satpal Singh, Trustee of SCIR, serves as Convener of the Task Force. Suggestions and queries about Sikh participation in the upcoming parliament can be emailed to parliamentsikh@gmail.com.

The Parliament of the World’s Religions was created to cultivate harmony among the world’s religious and spiritual communities and foster their engagement with the world and its guiding institutions in order to achieve a just, peaceful and sustainable world. More information about the 2018 Parliament of the World’s Religions along with online registration is available at https://parliamentofreligions.org/parliament/2018-toronto/toronto-2018 (click here).

 

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