IRI Indonesia launches monthly webinar series on importance of respecting and preserving the environment

On 29 April, IRI Indonesia, in collaboration with the Supreme Council for Confucian Religion in Indonesia (MATAKIN) and AMAN, launched the monthly webinar series, Respecting the Balance of Nature, Ethics in Conservation, and Preserving the Tropical Forest Environment. Mr. Ws. Mulyadi Liang, S. Pd. Ing., M. Ag., Deputy Secretary of MATAKIN’s Spiritual Council, served as the main speaker. The webinar highlighted the importance of preserving the environment and fostering a positive relationship between humanity and forests. Mr. Liang emphasised Confucian teachings on humanity’s close relationship with heaven and earth, underscoring moral obligations to act in harmony with nature. This initiative reflects IRI Indonesia’s commitment to strengthen the capacities of religious leaders in promoting environmental protection and tropical forest conservation to a wider audience. The event brought together 35 participants, including religious leaders and academics, both online and offline, engaging in fruitful discussions on the topic.