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The KAICIID Who is Who in Interreligious Dialogue is an online directory hosting information on individuals active and expert in IRD such as religious leaders, policymakers, heads of international organisations, teachers, trainers and activists.  Search the directory to connect with experts and specialists from every continent engaged in a wide variety of initiatives.

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Dr Ahmed ABADDI
MoroccoIslamInterculturalDialoguePeacebuildingInterreligiousResearch

Dr. Ahmed Abaddi

Secretary General, Rabita Mohammadia des Oulémas (Muhammadan League of Religious Scholars)

Born on July 14, 1960 in Settat. Morocco. 1986, Degree in Islamic Studies; 1987, Diploma, High University Studies; 1991, doctoral degree in Islamic Studies. 1992-94, Chair, Islamic Studies Department; 1995, Professor, North African Sociology Programme, Cadi Ayyad and De Paul University-Chicago ;...

Metropolitan Emmanuel
FranceGreeceTurkeyChristianity

Metropolitan Emmanuel Adamakis

KAICIID Board of Directors
Metropolitan of France

Exarch of the Ecumenical Patriarchate

During his service to the Church, His Eminence Metropolitan Emmanuel has become an advocate for peace and dialogue. Career Summary: Metropolitan of France, Exarch of the Ecumenical Patriarchate (election 2003) Former President of the Conference of European Churches (CEC) and President of the...

AustraliaChristianityDialogueConflict ResolutionMediationInterfaithInterreligious

Dr. Brian J. Adams

Director, Centre for Interfaith & Cultural Dialogue, Griffith University

Chair, Board of Trustees, A Common Word Among the Youth (ACWAY)
Advisory Board, Baraza e.V.
Founder, G20 Interfaith Forum

Brian J. Adams is the Director of the Centre for Interfaith & Cultural Dialogue at Griffith University. Holder of a Doctorate of Philosophy in Political Science, and two Master degrees in Community Development and Conflict Resolution, Adams focuses on the promotion of interreligious,...

IndiaHinduismBonded LabourInterreligious DialogueArya SamajHuman RightsSocial Work

Swami Agnivesh

President Emeritus, World Council of Arya Samaj

Chairperson, Bonded Labour Liberation Front
Founder and Coordinator, Parliament of All Faiths

Swami Agnivesh, an activist based in New Delhi, India, is a leader of Arya Samaj, and Former Board member of KAICIID (King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz International Centre for Interreligious and Intercultural Dialogue). He was awarded the Right Livelihood award, known as the Alternative Nobel, in 2004,...

ChadIslam

Dr. Haggar Mahamat Ahmat

KAICIID Advisory Forum
CEO, Cultural Center for Research and African and Arab Studies

President, International Committee of the Group of Islamic-Christian friendship (GAIC)

Former Special Advisor to the Prime Minister and Head of Government

Dr. Haggar Mahamat Ahmat is Former Special Advisor to the Prime Minister and Head of Government. He has also served as CEO of the Cultural Center for Research and African and Arab Studies, former representative for Central and West Africa at the NGO World Assembly of Muslim Youth (WAMY) - Saudi...

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VaticanChristianity

Msgr. Khaled Boutros Akasheh

KAICIID Advisory Forum
Bureau Chief for Islam, Pontifical Council for Interreligious Dialogue

Monsignor Akasheh was born in Karak, Jordan, on 15 December 1954. After study in the elementary school of the parish in his native city, he entered the Seminary of the Latin Patriarcate of Jerusalem at Beit Jala, Palestine, in 1966, where he completed his preparatory and secondary studies. He was...

USAIslam

Aisha Al-Adawiya

Founder and President, Women In Islam

Aisha H.L. al-Adawiya is the founder and President of Women in Islam, Inc., an organization of Muslim women which focuses on human rights and social justice. Ms. al-Adawiya also represents Muslim women’s Non-Governmental Organizations at United Nations forums, as well as coordinating Islamic input...

UKIslamTrainingUKIslamLectures on contemporary issues

Dr. Ahmad Al-Dubayan

Director General, Islamic Cultural Centre, London

Dr. Ahmad Al-Dubayan was was awarded his Masters Degree in Arabic Philology amd Linguistics by Imam Univeristy in Indonesia. In 1999, he completed his PhD at Ruhr University in Bochum,Germany, in Arabic Philology, Islamic, and English Studies. He worked as Head of Research and Translation Unit at...

Dr. Hamed Al-Majed
Saudi ArabiaIslam

Dr. Hamad Al-Majed

KAICIID Board of Directors
Founding Member, National Society for Human Rights, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

Faculty Member of Education, Imam Muhammad Bin Saud Islamic University, Riyadh

Dr. Al-Majed’s positions in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia show his commitment to dialogue - bringing people together, elaborating on mutual understanding and avoiding violence among religious groups. Dr. Al-Majed is convinced of the importance of dialogue between different groups in the education...

Saudi ArabiaIslam

Prof. Dr. Abdullah bin Mohammed bin Hassan Al-Refaee

Professor, Al-Imam Muhammad Ibn Saud Islamic University

Professor, UNESCO Chair for Faith and Cultures

Followers Dialogue Member, Saudi Information and Communication Society

Abdullah bin Mohammed bin Hassan Al-Refaee is Professor at the Al-Imam Muhammad Ibn Saud Islamic University and current UNESCO Chair for Faith and Cultures Followers Dialogue, a position he has held since 2013. Previous positions he has held at the University are Professor of the Chair of New Media...

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