Buddhist Approach to Global Leadership & Shared Responsibilities for Sustainable Societies


  1. Message by the Supreme Patriarch of the National Vietnam Buddhist Sangha - His Holiness Thich Pho Tue
  2. Welcome Address by the President of the National Vietnam Buddhist Sangha - Most Ven. Thich Thien Nhon
  3. Message by the President of International Council for Day of Vesak - Most Ven. Phra Brahmapundit
  4. Significance of Vesak - Most Ven. Thich Bao Nghiem
  5. Message by Deputy Prime Minister - Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam - H.E. Mr. Pham Binh Minh


  1. Vietnam Accompanying the Global Buddhist Community in Striving for a Peaceful and Sustainable Development World - H.E. Vu Khoan
  2. Buddhist Approach to Global Leadrship & Shared Responsibility for Sustainable Societies - S.R. Bhatt
  3. Buddhist Leadership: A Hands-On Perspective - Most Ven. Luangpor Khemadhammo


  1. Five Principles of Global Leadership - Most Ven. Thich Nhat Tu
  2. Buddhist Contribution to Good Governance and Development in Vietnam - Le Manh That
  3. Leading with Wisdom and Buddhist Practice - Peter van den Berg
  4. “Buddhist Approach to Global Leadership and Shared Responsibilities for Sustainable Societies” - Gabor Karsai
  5. The Issue of Exclusivism and Parochialism in Buddhist Perspective - Amrita Nanda
  6. Dependent Origination and Migration: The Need for Buddhist Leadership - Devin Combs Bowles
  7. What if Buddhists Lead the World? - G.T. Maurits Kwee
  8. Buddhist Approach to Global Leadership and Shared Responsibilities for Sustainable Societies of People with Disabilities in The Western and Oriental World: Through Buddhist Music and Architectural Design - Leena Seneheweera
  9. Elements of Buddha’s Political Philosophy in The Pali Canon, and Its Relevance for The Global Leadership Issues and Sustainable Political Relations - Robert Szuksztul
  10. A Vision for the Youth Development and Leadership: A Critical Study of the Young Siddhartha’s Renunciation - Nguyen Ngoc Tien
  11. Empowerment of Women: Early Buddhist Perspective - Meena Charanda
  12. The Basic Studying of the Influence of Buddhism in Global Leadership and Sustainable Social Development - Nguyen Thi Que Anh
  13. The Enlightened Leader: An Insight into Buddhist Leadership Model for 21St Century - Manish Prasad Rajak


  1. Social Cohesion and the Ariyaparyesanã Sutta - Jeff Wilson
  2. The Adaptability of Buddhism to the Changes of Modern Society - Most Ven. Thich Vien Tri
  3. Gender Equality and Sustainable Society: A Buddhist View for Modern World - Arpita Mitra
  4. Global Citizenship and Sustainability a Contemporary Model of Buddhism - James Bruce Cresswell
  5. Buddhists Contributions to Building more Harmonious and Sustainable Societies. A Sociological Analysis - José A. Rodríguez Díaz
  6. New Challenges: Buddhist Proposal for Sustainable Society - Rajni Srivastava
  7. Buddhist Contribution to Sustainable Social Development - Thich Hanh Chon


  1. Moments to Mind: Principles of Buddhist Leadership and the Process of Cognition in the Sautrãntika School - Benjamin Joseph Goldstein
  2. To Achieve Mindful Leadership for Sustainable Peace: Suggesting a Buddhist Way of Josaseon (Patriarchal Zen) Practice - Most Ven. Jinwol Dowon
  3. Buddhist Theory of Peaceful Co-Existence - Samatha Ilangakoon
  4. Three Intertwined Paths to Leading for Sustainable Peace Phe Bach - Phe Bach & W. Edward Bureau

Family and Healthcare

  1. Buddhist Approach to Harmonious Families in the Changing Society - Kyoung-Hee Lee
  2. Duty and Compassion: Theravãda Buddhist Approach to Harmonious Families, Health Care and Sustainable Societies - Pataraporn Sirikanchana
  3. Life Style Enhancement and New Dimensions of Health Care: A Focus on Pain Management - Padmasiri De Silva
  4. Who Cares for the Responder - John M. Scorsine

Education and Environment

  1. Buddhist Education in Southeast Asia: Crisis And Remedies - Amarjiva Lochan
  2. Universally Valid Ethical Norms of Buddhism Applicable to Global Education in Ethics - Pahalawattage Don Premasiri
  3. Buddhist Approach to Responsible Consumption and Sustainable Development - Karam Tej Singh Sarao
  4. The Framework of Right Consumption - Gábor Kovács

Buddhism and 4.0 Revolution

  1. The 4th Industrial Revolution - A Buddhist Perspective for Sustainable Societies and Wellbeing - Peter Daniels
  2. Reacting to the ‘Fourth Industrial Revolution’: Side-Stepping Determinism - Geoffrey Bamford
  3. Buddhism in Monsoon Asia: Digital/Spatial Humanities and Conservation of Heritage - David Blundell
  4. The Building Blocks for Open Ecosystems of Online Resources Serving Buddhist Communities - Alex Amies