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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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USAIslamPeacebuildingInterreligious DialogueConflict ResolutionDiplomacy

Dr. Abubaker Ahmed Al-Shingieti

Vice President for Preventive Engagement, International Centre for Religion and Diplomacy

Dr. Abubaker Ahmed Al-Shingieti is Vice President for Preventive Engagement of the International Center for Religion and Diplomacy, and is uniquely experienced in government affairs and diplomatic relations. He is strongly committed to interreligious reconciliation, and through his work at the...

El SalvadorChristianityInterreligious DialoguePeacebuildingEnvironment

José "Chencho" Alas

President and Executive Director, Foundation for Sustainability and Peacemaking in Mesoameric

José Inocencio "Chencho" Alas is a community organizer and former priest from El- Salvador. The director of the Foundation for Sustainability and Peacemaking in Mesoamerica, "Chencho"- as he is fondly known – also established the Foundation for Self Sufficiency in Central America. He was a friend...

IslamPeaceReligionConflictTerrorismInterfaith

Dr. Mustafa Y. Ali

Secretary General, Global Network of Religions for Children

Director, Arigatou International - Nairobi

Dr. Mustafa is the Secretary General of the Global Network of Religions for Children, and Director of the Arigatou International – Nairobi. He previously served as the Secretary General of the African Council of Religious Leaders (ACRL) and the Africa Representative for Religions for Peace...

IraqIslamد.حسين غازي السامرائيUniversity TeacherDawa and Ifta'a

Dr. Hussein bin Ghazi Alsamerai

KAICIID Advisory Forum
Chairman, Iraq Scholars Council in Samarra

Member, Iraqi Council of Senior Scholards for Call and Verdicts

Dr. Hussein bin Ghazi Alsamerai is a member of the supreme body of the Iraqi Senior Scholars Jurisprudence Council for Dawa and Ifta'a, and the Chairman of Iraq Scholars Council in Samarra. He is also a member of the Peace and Moderation Committee based in Istanbul. An Imam and Preacher since 1986...

Clare Amos
SwitzerlandChristianityChristianJudaismIslamBibleSpirituality

Dr. Clare Amos

Director and Trustee, The Jerusalem and the Middle East Church Association

Former Programme Executive and Coordinator for the World Council of Churches’ inter-religious dialogue and cooperation programme, Clare Amos is currently a Director and Trustee for the Jerusalem and the Middle East Church Association. Before her work with the World Council of Churches, Clare was...

Dr. Kezevino Aram
IndiaHinduismShanti AshramPeacebuildingGandhian CentreIndia

Dr. Kezevino Aram

KAICIID Board of Directors
President, Shanti Ashram

Co-moderator and Executive Committee Member, Religions for Peace International

Chairperson, International Interfaith Council for Children, Arigatou International

Member, Governing Council, National Foundation for Communal Harmony

Dr. Aram is currently the President of a dedicated Gandhian Institution Shanti Ashram. In its 32 nd year, it has become a centre for development, learning and practice. The service outreach of Shanti Ashram has also grown over the past 10 years to cover nearly 80,000 vulnerable children and partner...

Sri LankaBuddhism

Dr. Vinya Ariyaratne

General Secretary, Lanka Jathika Sarvodaya Shramadana Sangamaya

Vinya Ariyaratne, M.D., is general secretary of the Sri Lankan Sarvodaya Shramadana Sangamaya, an NGO founded on the inspiration of the social teachings of the Buddha by his father in 1958. As lead facilitator for the One Text Initiative and member of the Council of the Arigatou Foundation’s Global...

UK

Dr. Karen Armstrong

British Author and Commentator, Former Roman Catholic Nun

A former Roman Catholic nun, scholar and admirer of various traditions, Dr. Karen Armstrong is a renowned British author and commentator focusing on commonalities of the major religions, such as the importance of compassion and the Golden Rule. Leaving the convent in 1969 while she was studying at...

NigeriaIslam

Imam Dr. Muhammad Nurayn Ashafa

Co-Executive Director, Interfaith Mediation Centre

Imam Muhammad Ashafa is co-director with Pastor James Wuye of the Interfaith Mediation Center of the Muslim-Christian Dialogue in the Kaduna State, Northern Nigeria. As the eldest son of a Muslim scholar and spiritual leader of the Tijaniyya sufi order from a long line of Imams, Muhammad Ashafa...

Cardinal Ayuso
VaticanChristianityCatholicDialogueVaticanIslamic Studies

Cardinal Miguel Ayuso

KAICIID Board of Directors
President, Pontifical Council for Interreligious Dialogue

His Eminence Cardinal Miguel Ángel Ayuso Guixot, has always been active in interreligious dialogue, teaching in both Cairo and Rome as well as writing several notable publications on issues related to Christian-Muslim dialogue. Born in Seville, Spain, on 17 June 1952, Cardinal Ayuso Guixot was...

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