The World Fellowship of Buddhists (The WFB) was established with the objective of securing unity and solidarity of Buddhism to be prominently prosperous. One of the objectives of its establishment is performing activity that is advantageous to education in order to propagate teaching of the Buddha. With this matter, The WFB would like to hold the “International Peace Conference 2017” under the theme of “Sustainable World Peace” at the Office of UNESCO in Paris, France in order to integrate cognitive of international peace education derived from teaching of the Buddha for Sustainable Development in the framework of the United Nations Organization. In this regard, at this Conference The WFB will present the “Sufficiency Economy Philosophy” of H.M. King Bhumibol Adulyadej which applied the “Middle Path” of Buddhism as course of conduct and it is in accordance with Sustainable Development Goals in framework of the United Nations.
Theme discussion of the Conference
“Creating Sustainable Society of Peace: A Legacy of King Bhumibol Adulyadej of Thailand” is proposed to graciously dedicate merit making and honoring to H.M. King Bhumibol Adulyadej who is the first laity patron of The WFB ever since its inception in B.E. 2493 (1950) until the last day of His Majesty’s reign. The kindness of His Majesty towards Buddhists and all religions believer was immeasurable.
Most importantly of organizing
this International Conference is to commemorate and graciously express our mournfulness to H.M. King Bhumibol Adulyadej of which representatives from international countries and religions will deliver messages to commemorate His Majesty. The Conference is to be held prior to the Royal Cremation in October B.E. 2560 (2017)