This post is provided by Professor Dimitri Spivak, UNESCO Chair in Comparative Studies of Spiritual Traditions, their Specific Cultures and Interreligious Dialogue.
On 6 September 2021, our UNESCO Chair on Comparative Studies of Spiritual Traditions, their Specific Cultures and Interreligious Dialogue (St.Petersburg, Russia) took part in International Religious Forum, which took part in the city of St.Petersburg, Russia.
Approximately 150 religious leaders and scholars from Russia, EU, USA, UK, countries of Central Asia, Arab countries and Indonesia took part, both in person and virtually, in the rally, which was dedicated to Spiritual Activities in Times of Pandemic.
Our chair was represented by D.Spivak, who gave an invited talk on Interfaith Dialogue in Times of Pandemic in UNESCO strategy.
An overview of the Forum is available in Russian and English.