Issue II: Generations in Dialogue

The Magazine


II-01 | Intergene­rational Dialogue on Environment

Ela Gandhi and Eda Molla Chousein are the two guests on the first “Dialogue of the Generations” video talk. They discuss how their two generations think differently and in the same way about environmental protection.

II-02 | Jeffrey Sachs: “We are at a critical juncture”

Jeffrey Sachs takes the old generations to task: those who are now in power must act. Read also why a decision by the German Federal Constitutional Court should set a precedent worldwide.

II-03 | What makes a person young and what makes a person old, Philbert Aganyo?

Philbert Aganyo is the team leader from Religions for Peace’s Youth Media Team. But considering his age, one might say es is not that young any more? But is age the crucial factor for leadership? Learn what he thinks about the difference between age and youth.

II-04 | Intergene­rational Dialogue on Peace and Security

“How do you feel about the future? What do you see ahead of us? Are you confident or are you doubtful?”, moderator Ana Clara Giovani asks the two guests of our Intergenerational Dialogue on Peace and Security right in the beginning. The answers differ.

II-05 | “We cannot afford to ignore religion when it comes to peace and conflict”

Human Rights can never be “won” because there are always people who will fight hard to reverse any gains made, says Andrew Gilmour. Learn, why the head of the Berghof Foundation thinks nations should prepare their population mentally for a rising migration.

II-06 | Intergene­rational Dialogue on Humanitarianism

What is humanitarianism to you, and why is it important to engage in humanitarian work? And what is your message to people who have lost hope in doing humanitarian work? Two of many questions Dr. Vinu Aram and Dr. Renz Argao were happy to answer in our third “Intergenerational Dialogue”.

II-07 | “Slavery is not a horror safely confined to the past”

Human trafficking is a business that is flourishing all over the world, even in Europe, because it has low risks and high profits, as Spanish social worker Alejandra Acosta explains. She is the founder of the organization “Break the Silence” that fights against trafficking and modern slavery.

II-08 | „Investing money in virtuous endeavors, if done without spiritual arrogance, will bring blessings”

Jonathan Granoff is the president of the Global Security Institute based in New York. At the 2021 conference, he presented a paper calling for religious institutions to use their financial resources in harmony with their values.  We talked with him about whether there is such a thing as a moral return in addition to financial returns.

Issue II: Generations in Dialogue

This is the Magazine of Ring for Peace Issue 2 accompanying the Conference of the World Council of Religious Leaders on Faith and Diplomacy: Generations in Dialogue.

  • Interviews will be made by Journalist Alxander Görlach
  • Intergenerational Talks will be moderated by members of the Youth Media Team
  • We also want to know your opinion, so please head over to the facebook-group “Peace Dialogues on Faith and Diplomacy” and let us know what you think about the questions we ask you there.