Enhancing dialogue between different cultures and religions is the aim of a colloquy being held in the Council of Europe from 7 to 9 October 2002 under the name "Dialogue serving intercultural and inter-religious communication".
Striving for World Peace through Tolerance, Respect, Understanding Among Religions, Nations and Cultures
The President of Croatia, His Excellency Stjepan Mesic, has received a visit from Prof. Paramhans Swami Maheshwarananda and on this occasion has given him the decorative award of Danica Order of Croatia. This award is in recognition of Prof. Maheshwarananda’s lasting achievements in developing ecological awareness, peace and tolerance between cultures, nations and religions of the world.
South-african newspaper reports about Swamiji's visit to professor Fatima Meer who is recovering from an illness at her Durban home. Swamiji was due to share a platform with professor Meer at a conference on world peace, at the recent UN Summit on Sustainable Development.
Mahamandaleshwar Paramhans Swami Maheshwaranandaji is participating at the United Nations World Summit on Sustainable Development (WSSD) in Johannesburg/South Africa.