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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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Revd. Bonnie Evans-Hills

Reverend Bonnie Evans-Hills

Executive Committee Member, World Congress of Faiths

Scottish Episcopal Church Inter Faith Relations Committee and Priest in Charge

Churches Together in Britain & Ireland Inter Faith Theological Advisory Group

Bonnie received her MA in pastoral theology from Heythrop College, University of London. Earlier she took part in a theological exchange at al-Azhar University in Cairo for the Anglican Communion’s al-Azhar Dialogue. Bonnie currently holds office on the Executive Committee of the World Congress of...

Reverend Dr. Richard J. Sudworth

Reverend Dr. Richard J. Sudworth

KAICIID Board of Directors
Secretary for Inter Religious Affairs to the Archbishop of Canterbury and National Inter Religious Affairs Advisor

Reverend Richard J Sudworth was appointed to post of Secretary for Inter Religious Affairs to the Archbishop of Canterbury and National Inter Religious Affairs Advisor in September 2018. He had previously worked in the inner city ministry of the Diocese of Birmingham for 15 years, having commenced...

Demetrios Charbak
Syrian Arabic RepublicChristianityBishopDialogueReligious

His Grace, the Right Reverend Bishop Demetrios Charbak

Bishop of Banias, Orthodox Patriarchate of Antioch and All the East

His Grace, the Right Reverend Bishop Demetrios (Charback) currently serves as Bishop of Safita. He has a diploma of Civil Engineering from Syria and Doctorate in Dogma from Greece. Professor of “inter-Christian Dialogue: Ecumenical movement” at the Theological Faculty of the University of Balamad,...

Swadeka Ahsun
UKUSANew YorkMauritiusIslamJudaismChristianitySwadekaHuman SecurityUnited NationsPeaceFaithArt

Ms. Swadeka Ahsun

Researcher, Consultant and Advisor on Interreligious Dialogue, Comparative Religion, Peace and Harmony

Trustee, World Congress of Faiths

Member, Royal Society of Arts

Member, Gender Action for Peace and Security, GAPS UK

Swadeka Ahsun is a researcher and writer on dialogue between religions and faiths in pluralistic societies to encourage tolerance and strengthen reconciliation in peacebuilding. She holds an international diplomacy from the University of the UN and is an international award-winning artist, having...

Sohini Jana, Chapter President, India, Euphrates Institute
IndiaHinduismWomenLeadershipDialoguePeacebuildingCommunity Development

Sohini Jana

Director, Jammu and Kashmir Policy Institute

Chapter President for India, Euphrates Institute

Sohini Jana is the Director of Jammu and Kashmir Policy Institute, and acting Chapter President for the India chapter of the Euphrates Institute, a US-based non-profit organization. A post-graduate in English Literature, her interest in IRD stems from books, as she took to listening to the "other"...


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

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,...


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...


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...

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