Australia: Peace Building Seminar

WFWP/UPF Australia, May 30, 2015, Melbourne: Ambassadors for Peace, leaders and members of Women’s Federation for World Peace (WFWP) and members of the newly formed UPF Victorian Peace Council gathered at Monash University in Melbourne, Australia for a seminar on the peace building principles of UPF and WFWP. Some of the participants remarked that UPF’s peace building principles can provide the universally shared values needed for peacebuilding on a national and international level.

Receiving the Ambassador for peace award from left to right: Mrs Raghad Sayeg is a high school teacher and current member of the Victorian Peace Council, Sara Cohen a psychologist, a member of Psychologists for Peace and a current member of the Victorian Peace Council, Pastor Nelson Pervaz is a chaplain with RMIT multi-faith Chaplaincy and as Pastor of Nelson Pervaz Global Ministry, Adel Gaballa, Former Senior Teaching Fellow in the Faculty of Economics and Politics at Monash University, spent 15 years in the Airlines and Aviation Industries, wrote a book entitled “Mary and Jesus in Islam and Islamic Mystic Traditions (Sufism) and a current member of the Victorian Peace Council.

Dr Herman Roborgh, a retired Catholic priest, has worked for many years as a chaplain to students in Jakarta, Indonesia. He completed his MA in Islamic Studies at Birmingham University, England, and moved to Lahore in Pakistan where he rebuilt a library consisting of important Muslim and Christian source material. Since receiving his PhD from Aligarh Muslim University in India, he has been active in various inter-religious dialogue projects in Australia and a current member of the Victorian Peace Council.

Receiving the Ambassador for peace award from left to right: Mrs Raghad Sayeg is a high school teacher and current member of the Victorian Peace Council, Sara Cohen a psychologist, a member of Psychologists for Peace and a current member of the Victorian Peace Council, Pastor Nelson Pervaz is a chaplain with RMIT multi-faith Chaplaincy and as Pastor of Nelson Pervaz Global Ministry, Adel Gaballa, Former Senior Teaching Fellow in the Faculty of Economics and Politics at Monash University, spent 15 years in the Airlines and Aviation Industries, wrote a book entitled “Mary and Jesus in Islam and Islamic Mystic Traditions (Sufism) and a current member of the Victorian Peace Council.

Receiving the Ambassador for peace award from left to right: Mrs Raghad Sayeg is a high school teacher and current member of the Victorian Peace Council, Sara Cohen a psychologist, a member of Psychologists for Peace and a current member of the Victorian Peace Council, Pastor Nelson Pervaz is a chaplain with RMIT multi-faith Chaplaincy and as Pastor of Nelson Pervaz Global Ministry, Adel Gaballa, Former Senior Teaching Fellow in the Faculty of Economics and Politics at Monash University, spent 15 years in the Airlines and Aviation Industries, wrote a book entitled “Mary and Jesus in Islam and Islamic Mystic Traditions (Sufism) and a current member of the Victorian Peace Council.

Receiving the Ambassador for peace award from left to right: Mrs Raghad Sayeg is a high school teacher and current member of the Victorian Peace Council, Sara Cohen a psychologist, a member of Psychologists for Peace and a current member of the Victorian Peace Council, Pastor Nelson Pervaz is a chaplain with RMIT multi-faith Chaplaincy and as Pastor of Nelson Pervaz Global Ministry, Adel Gaballa, Former Senior Teaching Fellow in the Faculty of Economics and Politics at Monash University, spent 15 years in the Airlines and Aviation Industries, wrote a book entitled “Mary and Jesus in Islam and Islamic Mystic Traditions (Sufism) and a current member of the Victorian Peace Council.

Receiving the Ambassador for peace award from left to right: Mrs Raghad Sayeg is a high school teacher and current member of the Victorian Peace Council, Sara Cohen a psychologist, a member of Psychologists for Peace and a current member of the Victorian Peace Council, Pastor Nelson Pervaz is a chaplain with RMIT multi-faith Chaplaincy and as Pastor of Nelson Pervaz Global Ministry, Adel Gaballa, Former Senior Teaching Fellow in the Faculty of Economics and Politics at Monash University, spent 15 years in the Airlines and Aviation Industries, wrote a book entitled “Mary and Jesus in Islam and Islamic Mystic Traditions (Sufism) and a current member of the Victorian Peace Council.