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The goals and objectives
 

     The goals and objectives of AFDD are:

  1. To enhance dialogue among the different stakeholders, including the different faith groups;
     
  2. To promote understanding, confidence-building, mutual trust, reconciliation and tolerance among the faith groups and other stakeholders;
     
  3. To foster interactive debate and engaging discussion on development issues, including poverty, that are of significant interests to people from a wide spectrum in the Asia-Pacific region;
     
  4. To promote cooperation, collaboration and partnership among the key actors between faiths and development, including the different faith groups as well as youth and younger generation of people;
     
  5. To promote human rights education, development and faiths as the catalysts for positive change and transformation at the community, national, regional and international levels.