The Forum is a platform for the dialogues between Confucianism and Christian civilization with the theme of "harmony with diversity and the harmonious world" and the slogan of "Harmony, Love, Integrity, Tolerance".
The Forum has invited over 70 renowned experts and scholars from 12 countries and regions. It has received 60 papers. The Forum will focus on the dialogues and exchanges on the following four topics:
1. Social Responsibility: to explore the meaning and contemporary social values of social responsibility in Confucianism and Christianity; to analyze common but different responsibilities for different civilizations in building a harmonious world.
2. Social Credit: to explore the ethical origin, meaning and social values of the sense of integrity and social credit; to analyze how to foster common credit and establish standards of common credit and objectives.
3. Tolerance and Diversity: to explore the ethical origin and practical significance of respect for differences, tolerance and diversity; to propose ideas and measures to maintain the diversities of world cultures and promote mutual understanding and respect among different peoples.
4. Harmony and Co-existence: there are both different and common features between Confucian civilization and Christianity. Both great civilizations in the era of globalization need to strengthen communication and understanding to establish a new harmonious relationship based on mutual respect and appreciation. The dialogue will be an effort for Confucianism and Christian civilization to jointly build a new type of relationship.