Salman Chishty to address Princeton University on future of Human Rights declaration

Story by  ATV | Posted by  Aasha Khosa • 2 Months ago
Haji Syed Salman Chisty
Haji Syed Salman Chisty



Haji Syed Salman Chishty,  Gaddi Nashin of Dargah Ajmer Sharif and Chairman of the Chishty Foundation, is embarking on a global journey to foster peace, interfaith dialogue, and addressing critical global issues.

He would be visiting Jakarta, Indonesia, Dubai, UAE, an the USA.

He will participate in the R20 International Summit of Religious Authorities (ISORA) at Jakarta, Indonesia. The three day R-20 conference, "Religion’s Role in Addressing Middle East Violence and Threats to a Rules-based International Order" is organized by Nahdlatul Ulama from October 26.

The conference seeks to explore the transformative potential of religion in promoting peace and contributing to a rules-based international order. Indonesian President H.E. Joko Widodo and Kyai Haji Yahya Cholil Staquf, are scheduled to speak at the summit. All prominent global spiritual and religious leaders are participating in it.

His next stop is Dubai, UAE where he would visit the Faith Pavilion of COP-20

Haji Syed Salman Chishty will journey to Dubai, UAE, where he will visit the Faith Pavilion at the UN’s. COP (Conference of the Parties) 28, on climate change and global environmental issues. It’s for the first time the COP will have a faith counter to showcase the important role of Faith and spirituality in relation to climate and the environment in general.

The Faith Pavilion was co created by UNEP’s Faith for Earth Initiative, the Muslim Council of Elders and Partnership on Religion and Sustainable Development (PaRD).

It is here at the Faith Pavilion that UNITY EARTH and Partners will be presenting on December 1, In the presence of Global Heads of States including Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi ji, Spiritual and Religious Heads from diverse faiths including HH Pope Francis, the discussion will center around the intersection of faith and environmental stewardship.

This platform underscores the imperative role that religious leaders play in shaping conversations on global challenges.

In the last leg of his global tourn, Salman Chisty would visit the Princeton University and address the students there. His visit to the New Jersey-based University is jointly sponsored and organised by James Madison Center at Princeton University, G20 Religion Forum - R20 Central Secretariat, Nahdtal Ulama - Indonesia and Center for Shared Civilisation.

He will deliver a lecture on "The Future of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights." This event serves as an international consultation, gathering senior religious and academic leaders to explore the profound civilizational vision embedded in the UDHR.

His office said Syed Salman Chishty will advocate for a global consensus, urging the world's diverse peoples, faiths, and nations to strive towards fulfilling the principles enshrined in this pivotal declaration.