Philippines: First Ahmadiyya Muslim Seminar on “Democracy, Human Rights and Islam”

In the Name of Allah the Most Gracious, Ever Merciful

Philippines: The Ahmadiyya Muslims Association Invites You to First Seminar on “Democracy, Human Rights and Islam: Pathways of Peace for the Philippines”

Ahmadiyya Philippines

The Ahmadiyya Muslims Association Inc. Philippines invites YOU

To a Seminar on Sunday, 19th October 2014 from 17:00 to 21:00

Titled “Democracy, Human Rights and Islam: Pathways of Peace for the Philippines”

Key Note Speaker – Dr. Iftikhar Ayaz – PhD, OBE
(Member UN Working Group on Rights of Minorities)


Venue: Makati Shangri-La Hotel Mandaluyong Function Hall
Ayala Avenue, Corner Makati Avenue, Makati City.
(Spaces are limited and will be strictly on first come first served basis)

Background: With the filing of the Bangsmoro Basic Law in the Congress, the peace process in the Philippines has taken on a new momentum. Among the difficult issues that are still being negotiated and are vital to the future of this political entity are the issues of political and social inclusion and how this inclusion will be ensured given the Muslim identity of a majority of Bangmoro People. Dr. Ayaz will address some fundamental principles from within the Islamic discourse especially with respect to secularism and pluralism that can further inclusion to shape the transition to lasting peace in the Philippines.


Mr. Abdul Wahhab Salvatierra
Email: | SMS: 09428424434

Ms. Falak Naz Rahman
Email: | SMS: 09274176257



Programme Guide

17:00 to 18:00: Registration of Guests – Poster Exhibition Walkaround
18:00 to 18:15:  Islamic Innovation – Opening Remarks
18:15 to 18:30: Short Documentary on Inter-Faith Work of Ahmadiyya Muslim Community
18:30 to 19:15: Key Note Speech by Dr. Ayaz
19:15 to 20:00: Q & A Session
20:00 to 21:00 Dinner and Close


Dr. Iftikhar Ayaz – PhD, OBE

Dr. Iftikhar Ayaz – PhD, OBE

Dr. Iftikhar Ayaz, OBE – has a Ph.D. in Human Development, a Doctorate in Education and an M.A. in Linguistics. He is Vice President of thePacific Peace Forum, a Senator of the World Nations Congress, and a member of the UN Working Group for the Rights of Minorities. He worked at high-level positions with the Commonwealth and with different organizations of the United Nations, such as FAO, UNESCO, and UNDP and International Commission of Peace (ICOP). He works extensively in the field of Conflict Resolution and the restoration and protection of Human Rights.  He is a Deputy Governor of the Research Institute (USA) and an eminent member of the Ahmadiyya Muslim Movement in Islam and Chairman of the International Human Rights Committee.

Ambassador of Knowledge Medal
Medallion for Intelligence and Wisdom by the University of Cambridge, England.
Man of the Year in Human Rights [2010] by American Biographical Research Institute.
Awarded the World Freedom Medal.
International Peace Prize (USA-2005),
Outstanding Professional Award (USA).

Click to know more about Dr. Ayaz @ Dr Iftikhar Ayaz

Democracy, Human Rights and Islam at Malta


On Behalf of the President of Ahmadiyya Muslim Association Inc. Philippines
No. 14 Pilar Banzon Street, B. F Homes, Paranaque, Metro Manila, Philippines
Tel. No. 063-2-8422728; Fax No. 063-2-2-8504093


Recommended Reading:
An Invitation to Other Religions: Demonstrating Human Rights and Universal Brotherhood from Your Scriptures?

13 replies

  1. Alhumdo Lillah! Philippine Jamaat can play a pivotal role in expanding the Human Rights in Islam thought the South Pacific special Indonesia and other neighboring Muslim countries.

  2. May Allah make this seminar a success and it may help spread peace and human rights in the region and the world.

  3. I am an ahmadi from nigeria, pls I want any ahmadi philippine to add me up on facebook. (Teejay yinka) that’s my username on facebook. I jst need some info abt philippine maritime university. Thanks ma salam.

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