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Who's Who

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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His Beatitude Fouad Twal

Archbishop and Patriarch Emeritus, Latin Patriarchate of Jerusalem

Chairman of the Bishops’ Conference of the Northern Region of Africa (CERNA)

His Beatitude Fouad Twal is the emeritus Archbishop and Patriarch of the Latin Patriarchate of Jerusalem, having been its ordinary from 2008 to 2016. He holds a doctorate in Canon Law from the Pontifical Lateran University which he received in 1975. Archbishop Twal was appointed as Bishop of the...

Dr. Nayla Tabbara

Dr. Nayla Tabbara

Co-Founder, Adyan Foundation

Dr. Nayla Tabbara is director of the Institute of Citizenship and Diversity Management at Adyan, Foundation for Diversity, Solidarity and Human Dignity. She holds a PhD in Science of Religions from École Pratique des Hautes Études, Paris and Saint Joseph University, Beirut. She is also a muslim...

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Sister Emily (Emeline) Tannous

Director of the MECC Theological and Ecumenical Department (TED)

Sister Emily (Emeline) Tannous is a member of the religious order dedicated to Sacred Hearts of Jesus and Mary, founded in Lebanon in 1853 and currently coordinator of the Theological and Ecumenical Department in MECC. Committed to the pastoral life in the church and to ecumenical, interfaith and...


Dr. Sayyed Jawad Mohammed Taqi Al-Khoei

Secretary General, Al-Khoei Institute

Co-Founder, Iraqi Council for Interfaith Dialogue (ICID)

UNESCO Chair, Development of Interreligious Dialogue Studies, University of Kufa

Dr. Sayyed Jawad Mohammed Taqi Al-Khoei is the Secretary-General of the Al-Khoei Institute in Najaf, Iraq, a pioneering centre that combines a traditional Islamic seminary with a contemporary interfaith academy. He was born in December 1980, in Najaf into the family of the spiritual leader for Shia...

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Most Reverend Bishop Efraim Tendero

Global Ambassador, World Evangelical Alliance

Co Catalyst, Global Integrity Network

Bishop Efraim M. Tendero serves as Global Ambassador of the World Evangelical Alliance (WEA) . He was appointed to this position upon completion of his illustrious service as its Secretary General/CEO. The WEA was founded in 1846 and is now a global ministry representing 140 countries with 600...


Rev. Dr. Olav Fykse Tveit

General Secretary, World Council of Churches

Rev. Dr Olav Fykse Tveit was elected general secretary of the World Council of Churches in August 2009 and installed in January 2010. An ordained minister in the Church of Norway, Dr Tveit has led the 350-member fellowship of Christian churches from 110 countries, representing about 550 million...

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