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International conference of main theme of UN Vesak 2019
At discussion panel on Buddhist approach and responsibility in consumption and sustainable development

International and Vietnamese delegates to the UN Day of Vesak 2019 discussed together on May 13 the main theme “Buddhism’s approaches to Buddhism's Approach to Global Leadership and Shared Responsibilities for Sustainable Societies.”

During the event that took place as part of the ongoing UN Day of Vesak celebration at Tam Chuc Pagoda, participants shared their knowledge, experiences and international studies on how to train and master mindful leadership for world peace and happiness of people.

Working group discussion attracts large number of participants

Five sub-themes have been discussed in groups on May 13, namely “Mindful leadership for sustainable peace”, “Buddhist approach to harmonious families, healthcare and sustainable society”, “Buddhist approach to global education in Ethics”, “Buddhism and the Fourth Industrial Revolution”, and “Buddhist approach to responsible consumption and sustainable development.”

Moderators at the group discussion of the sub-theme “Mindful leadership for sustainable peace”

Joining the group discussion also included Deputy Minister of Information and Communication Ministry Phan Tâm, Chairman of the Government Committee for Religious Affairs Vũ Chiến Thắng, and Chairman of the Religious – Ethnic Affairs Committee under the Vietnam Fatherland Front Central Committee Nguyễn Văn Thanh.

Deputy Minister for information and communication Phan Tâm and Chairman of government religious committee Vũ Chiến Thắng in group photo with participating Buddhist dignitaries 

A presenter speaks at group discussion

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International conference of main theme of UN Vesak 2019During the event that took place as part of the ongoing UN Day of Vesak celebration at Tam Chuc Pagoda, participants shared their knowledge, experiences and international studies on how to train and master mindful leadership for world peace and happiness of
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