Dear colleagues! In preparation for the World Forum of Spiritual Culture in Astana the last year was extremely sated and fruitful. In a number of countries national preparatory committees are created. The concept of Spiritual Culture and its role in spiritually-moral transformation of the world is developed. Contacts with many outstanding, world-wide recognized scientists, of culture, art, political, public figures of a humanistic direction, spiritual teachers of mankind have been established. To have been lead conferences, round tables, theoretical seminars, symposiums on a deepening and development of ideas of the World Forum of Spiritual Culture, development of strategy of practical actions with the aim of improvement of spiritual cooperation have been held in Russia, Germany, Austria, Kazakhstan. The site of the Forum in Astana is opened.
We, the participants of the World Forum of Spiritual Culture from 72 countries, met in Astana, Kazakhstan, October 18-20, 2010, and discussed pressing issues of our time: how to overcome the spiritual and moral crisis that is destroying the man and humanity; how to realize the ideals of friendship, tolerance, and cooperation in the everyday life of individuals, peoples and nations; and, how to ensure, for this and future generations, sustainable healthy development.