BFN president Egil Lothe with Ashin Vithuda of Sitagu Academy Yangon
About the author
President of Buddhist Federation of Norway since 1987. (MA religious studies University of Oslo). Head of the Norwegian Council for Religious and Life Stance Communities for 6 years. Involved in conflict resolution in Sri Lanka including an international conference in Bath UK (2002) and a BFN delegation visit to the country (2003). Also involved in Tsunami relief work in Sri Lanka. From 2000 onwards involved in project of The Oslo Coalition on Freedom of Religion or Belief (OC) in China. Participated in the Sino-Norwegian governmental HR dialogue for 4 years. Is a member of the executive committee of International Council of the Day of Vesak (Thailand).
June 24, 2015
Successful workshop at the Buddhist and Pali University of Sri Lanka, 23-24 April 2015. “Yo attanam rakkhati, so param rakkhati”
March 14, 2015
Successful workshop organized at the Asia Alinyaung Monastery in Pyin Oo Lwin, Mandalay Division on 20. – 21. February 2015.
December 12, 2014
In partnership with the Mahidol University, Institute of Human Rights and Peace Studies, the Buddhist Federation of Norway organized a