From Wednesday 29 August to Sunday 2 September, 2012 at the Historic Center of Guadalajara, Cabañas Cultural Institute (Heritage) in Guadalajara, Mexico, a Multicultural Universal Dialogue will be hosted, with the following objectives:
- Encouraging the building of peace and equity.
- Speaking around that which unites us, regardless of race, creed or social status.
- Bringing our ideas to solve problems that are common to all.
Participants in the Dialogue event will hail from religious, spiritual, indigenous, and academic communities, and humanitarian, women’s, environmental, Elders, youth and children-based organizations. All persons interested in the intercultural dialogue and coexistence between different cultures, religions and spiritual manifestations are welcome. This event will aim to preserve the autonomy of principles and personal and collective identity, and find answers to social conflicts that afflict all people.
Content will include:
b) Human Rights
e) Wisdom of the Elders
Where do we go? Where do we go? Another world is possible!
Themes of the conference will also include:
The Earth and Humanity
The Role of Women in the News
Millennial Heritage of Our Peoples
Building Peace through Hope, Harmony and Solidarity
Science, Technology and Religion
Spirituality with or without religion
The Program will include: conferences, panels, dialogues, a blessing ceremony, artistic and cultural events, art exhibitions, music, dance, film, discussions around faith, globalization, cultural identity and migration, and intercultural relations.
Ultimately, the event hopes to cultivate development and peace-building, greater consciousness of respect for life and diversity of beliefs and values; promotion of intercultural celebration, equality, and justice. Cultural diversity is the most reliable guarantee of social cohesion and provides inspiration to achieve a better world.
The spiritual and human strength help us believe in ourselves and open our hearts to others. We can make a different world.