About UNDV
Story of each Vesak Celebrations
UNDV History
History of UN Day of Vesak Celebrations
ICDV EXCO
International Council of the United Nations Day of Vesak
IABU EXCO
International Association of Buddhist Universities
IABU/ICDV OFFICE
Officers and Location
Project
Background & Objectives
Bangkok Declaration
on The International Celebration on the Occasion
of United Nations Day of Vesak
 

Panel Discussion on the Main Theme:
Education and Global Citizenship: A Buddhist Perspective
Keynote Speaker
Mr. Phongthep Thepkanjana
Thailand Deputy Prime Minister and Education Minister


Speakers
Venerable Professor Mahinda Deegalle
Most Ven. Bhikkuni SHI RURUI
Jack Miller
Jamie Cresswell

Moderators
Venerable Assoc. Prof. Phra Sigambhirayan, Ph.D.
Venerable Phra Khammai Dhammasami
Panel Discussion on the Theme:
Contribution of Buddhist Sangha for Education and Humanity
Speakers
Venerable Ashin Nyanissara
Venerable Seck Kwang Phing
Venerable Phramaha Anilaman Dhammasakiyo, Ph.D
SUAH KIM (Bhikkhuni Soun )
Prof. Chandima Wijebandara

Moderators
Venerable Dr. Tampalawela Dhammaratana
Phra Rajavaramuni
 

The President of Supreme Sangha Council Committee of Thailand
Somdej Phra Sangharaj Sakol Mahasanghaparinayok


The President of IABU/ICDV
The Most Venerable Prof. Dr. Phra Brahmapundit


The Secretary-General of the United Nations
Ban Ki-moon


The Director-General of UNESCO
Irina Bokova


President of the Privy Council and Statesman
H.E. General Prem Tinsulanonda


Prime Minister of the Kingdom of Thailand
Ms. Yingluck Shinawatra
Prime Minister of Australia
The Honourable Julia Eileen Gillard


Prime Minister of Bangladesh
Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina


Sangha Supreme Council Message


Council of Ministers Messages


Messages from The Foreign Embassies and Consulates in Thailand


VIP Messages


Organization Messages
 

United Nations Conference Centre
Information
Mahachulalongkornrajavidyalaya University (MCU)
Phutthamonthon
Hotel & Accommodations
Suvarnabhumi Airport
Temple of the Emerald Buddha
Wat Phra Kaew
Ayutthaya World Heritage

Volunteer's News
News and schedule for Vesak 2013's volunteer
Available Positions
Do you have what it takes to be a Vesak Day Celebration Volunteer?
Apply to be a Volunteer
Once in a lifetime Opportunity
Volunteer FAQs
Frequently Asked Questions About Vesak Day Celebration Volunteer
Volunteer Policy
Policy on volunteering
 

Live Broadcasting
United Nations Day of Vesak 2013 Live
Video Broadcasting
United Nations Day of Vesak 2013 Video Highlight
Press Released
2013's Press Collection
Gallery
View Photo from the Event
Media Download
Logo and High Quality Photo
Books
View & Download Academic books
Music
Exhibitions
Read & View Exhibitions's Theme and Concepts
 


Biography
Brief Biography of His Holiness Somdet Phra Nyanasamvara The Supreme Patriarch of Thailand (Suvaddhana Mahãthera Charoen Gajavatra)
Celebration Documentary
on His Holiness Somdet Phra Nyanasamvara the Supreme Patriarch of Thailand
Panel Discussion on the Theme:
Contribution of Buddhist Sangha for Education and Humanity
View & Download Books
On The Celebration of the100th Birthday Anniversary of His Holiness Somdet Phra Nyanasamvara
The Supreme Patriarch of Thailand
3rd October 2013
 
About UNDV

  About UNDV
Story of each Vesak Celebrations
UNDV History
History of UN Day of Vesak Celebrations
ICDV EXCO
International Council of the United Nations Day of Vesak
IABU EXCO
International Association of Buddhist Universities
IABU/ICDV OFFICE
Officers and Location
Project
Background & Objectives
Bangkok Declaration
on The International Celebration on the Occasion of United Nations Day of Vesak
     

The First Vesak Day Conference On 25 May 2004, Mahachulalongkornrajavidyalaya University and ICDV held the World Buddhist Leaders Conference on International Recognition of the Day of Vesak at Buddhamonthon Conference Hall , Nakhon Pathom Province, The Kingdom of Thailand.


Buddhajayanti: The Celebration of 2600 Years of the Buddha's Enlightenment.
The United Nations Day of Vesak 2555/2012


International Buddhist Conference on the United Nations Day of Vesak At Conference Hall Mahachulalongkornrajavidyalaya University, Main Campus, Wang Noi, Ayutthaya and United Nations Conference Centre, Bangkok, The Kingdom of Thailand 31 May 02 June 2012 /2555

Participants : 5,000 Buddhist leaders, scholars, delegates and observers from all over the world are expected to attend the conference.

International Buddhist Conference on the United Nations Day of Vesak 2554/2011


International Buddhist Conference on the United Nations Day of Vesak At Conference Hall Mahachulalongkornrajavidyalaya University, Main Campus, Wang Noi, Ayutthaya and United Nations Conference Centre, Bangkok, The Kingdom of Thailand 12-14 May 2011/2554

Participants : 5,000 Buddhist leaders, scholars, delegates and observers from all over the world are expected to attend the conference.

International Buddhist Conference on the United Nations Day of Vesak 2553/2010


International Buddhist Conference on the United Nations Day of Vesak At Conference Hall Mahachulalongkornrajavidyalaya University, Main Campus, Wang Noi, Ayutthaya and United Nations Conference Centre, Bangkok, The Kingdom of Thailand 23-25 May 2553/2010

Participants : 5,000 Buddhist leaders, scholars, delegates and observers from all over the world are expected to attend the conference.

International Buddhist Conference on the United Nations Day of Vesak 2552/2009


International Buddhist Conference on the United Nations Day of Vesak At Conference Hall Mahachulalongkornrajavidyalaya University, Main Campus, Wang Noi, Ayutthaya and United Nations Conference Centre, Bangkok, The Kingdom of Thailand 4-6 May 2552/2009

Participants : Over 2,000 Buddhist leaders, scholars and delegates from all over the world are expected to attend the conference.

International Conference on the Day of Vesak 2008


Between 18-19 May 2008, Mahachulalongkornrajavidyalaya University and ICDV,hosted the 2nd International Buddhist Conference on the United Nations Day of Vesak at Buddhamonthon Conference Hall , Nakhon Pathom Province, The Kingdom of Thailand.

Emphasis : The emphasis of the conference was to promote and support sustainable development; resolve that Buddhamonthon, The Kingdom of Thailand should be recognized as the Center of world Buddhism; play a leading role in coordinating between Buddhist institutions and in promoting and sharing Dhamma resources.

International Conference on the Day of Vesak 2007


Between 26 29 May 2007, Mahachulalongkornrajavidyalaya University, in conjunction with ICDV and the Sangha Supreme Council hosted the 4th International Buddhist Conference on the United Nations Day of Vesak at Buddhamonthon, Nakhon Pathom Province, and at the United Nations Conference Centre in Bangkok, The Kingdom of Thailand.

Participants : Over 2000 Buddhist leaders, scholars and delegates from all over the world are expected to attend the conference.

Emphasis : This year's conference emphasizes Buddhism and good governance, and marks the Auspicious Occasion of His Majesty King Bhumibol Adulyadej's 80th Birthday Anniversary.

International Conference on the Day of Vesak 2006


Between 7 10 May 2006, Mahachulalongkornrajavidyalaya University and ICDV, in conjunction with the Sangha Supreme Council and the Thai Government hosted the 3rd International Buddhist Conference on the United Nations Day of Vesak at Buddhamonthon, Nakhon Pathom Province, and at the United Nations Conference Centre in Bangkok, The Kingdom of Thailand.

Emphasis : The conference emphasized world peace, cooperation between all schools of Buddhism, sustainable development, and the sufficiency-economy theories of H.M.King Bhumibol.

The Second Vesak Day Conference


Between 18-21 May 2005, Mahachulalongkornrajavidyalaya University and ICDV,hosted the 2nd International Buddhist Conference on the United Nations Day of Vesak at Buddhamonthon Conference Hall , Nakhon Pathom Province, The Kingdom of Thailand.

Emphasis : The emphasis of the conference was to promote and support sustainable development; resolve that Buddhamonthon, The Kingdom of Thailand should be recognized as the Center of world Buddhism; play a leading role in coordinating between Buddhist institutions and in promoting and sharing Dhamma resources.

The First Vesak Day Conference


On 25 May 2004, Mahachulalongkornrajavidyalaya University and ICDV held the World Buddhist Leaders Conference on International Recognition of the Day of Vesak at Buddhamonthon Conference Hall , Nakhon Pathom Province, The Kingdom of Thailand.

Emphasis : The emphasis of the conference was to study, practice, propagate and protect Buddhism and to jointly organize the Vesak Day celebration at the United Nations Headquaters and at the UN regional offices.