1000 Abrahamic Circles Public Discussion – “Minority-to-Majority Dialogue: Assisting a receiver for the minority’s messages”

A respectful and friendly relationship between minority and majority groups are essential to reach a world of peace and harmony. But how do we maintain a good relationship between the majority and minority and make sure that minorities’ rights are being valued in the world?



Southeast Asia Lecture Hall: “International Business with Jamshyd Godrej”

During this event Mr. Jamshyd Godrej shared his perspectives as Chairman and Managing Director of Godrej & Boyce, a diversified business with a presence across 10 industry sectors. He is also Chairman of the Board of Shakti Sustainable Energy Foundation, India Resources Trust and Council on Energy, Environment and Water and a Director of World Resources Institute, USA, and Chairman of the CII Sohrabji Godrej Green Business Centre.

Southeast Asia Lecture Hall: “Poverty and International Development with Rory Stewart”

In discussing the problem of poverty as a challenge to international development, H.E. Rory Stewart drew from his experiences as Secretary of State for International Development of the United Kingdom, a position he occupied in 2019. A Senior Fellow at Yale University’s Jackson Institute for Global Affairs, he shared insights from his expertise on crises in international politics and on interventions in fragile and conflict-affected states.

Indonesia’s Foreign Policy Outlook 2023

The public discussion on “Indonesia’s Foreign Policy Outlook 2023” revolved around Indonesia’s foreign policy in 2022 and prioririties for Indonesia’s foreign policy in the following year, as revealed in the Annual Press Statement 2023 of Indonesia’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs. Questions answered during the discussion included; What lessons may be learned from Indonesia’s foreign policy? What will be the key trends, opportunities and challenges? What should we anticipate? How is Indonesia’s leadership perceived in ASEAN and MIKTA?

Speakers: Dr. Dino Patti Djalal, Founder and Chairman of Foreign Policy Community of Indonesia; Prof. Dewi Fortuna Anwar, Co-founder of FPCI and Research Professor at the National Research and Innovation Agency (BRIN); Dr. Lina Alexandra, Head of the Department of International Relations of the Centre for Strategic and International Studies Indonesia (CSIS); and Endy Bayuni, Senior Editor and Board Member at The Jakarta Post; Moderator: Sylvia Yazid, Ph.D, Lecturer at Parahyangan University (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=91QNOYxltYo)

1000 Abrahamic Circles Public Discussion Generation to Generation: “Empowering Grassroots Efforts in Promoting Interfaith Harmony”

This virtual public discussion with the title, “Generation to Generation Dialogue: Empowering Grassroots Efforts in Promoting Interfaith Harmony,” focused on how to maximize grassroots efforts at promoting interfaith harmony and encourage cooperation between the young and older generations in a way that creates robust synergy. The speakers were: 1. Rabbi Jeff Berger, Member of the Fifth Circle (Eco-Circle); 2. Zon Vanel, Fellow of King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz International Centre for Interreligious and Intercultural Dialogue (KAICIID); 3. Linda Desyana Koswara, Program and Public Relations Manager of the Indonesian Conference on Religion and Peace (ICRP); and 4. Agustinus Allan Porajow, Delegate to the 4th ASEAN Youth Interfaith Camp 2020 Opening Remarks were delivered by Dr. Dino Patti Djalal. Founder and Chairman of FPCI (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NqLOacPcUPY)