Dr. A. T. Ariyaratne, the Founder and President of Sarvodaya Shramadana Movement addressed the Parliament of the Worldâ€™s Religions, 2009 held at Convention and Exhibition Center in Melbourne, Australia. The event took place from 3rd to 9th December, 2009. More than 5,000 participants represented worldâ€™s religions at the occasion.
Dr. Ariyaratne delivered speeches on â€˜Poverty and Developmentâ€™ and â€˜Earth Charter as Global Ethics for a Sustainable Futureâ€™ along with several distinguished religious and lay speakers around the world. He also had the opportunity to present Sarvodaya to the participants in a seminar titled â€˜Sarvodaya Shramadana Movement â€“ Grassroots Development, Conflict Resolution and Educationâ€™.
He also served as panelist in several other engagement sessions.