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Hospitality and Human Encounter: Key in Diplomacy

09 Apr, 2019
At a conference in Rome to commemorate, 800 years later, the encounter between Francis of Assisi and Sultan Al-Malik Al-Kamil at the beginning of the crusades, Ambassador Álvaro Albacete, Deputy...

"Religion and integration go together"

25 Mar, 2019
Dr. Angela María Arbeláez is the founder of Art Bridges, Greece From your experience, how do you think religion can affect integration processes? It’s basic. Religion and integration go together. If...

"We haven’t considered religion in the integration process"

25 Mar, 2019
Dr. Erin Wilson is Associate Professor of Politics and Religion at the Faculty of Theology and Religious Studies of theUniversity of Groningen, The Netherlands From your research, how do you think...

"The influence of religion in integration can be positive"

25 Mar, 2019
Ruham Al-Bezra is a KAICIID Dialogue Facilitator From your experience, how do you think religion can affect integration processes? It can be good or bad, it depends on the person. For me, coming from...

"When dialogue digs deep, it can contribute to integration"

25 Mar, 2019
Mabrouka Rayachi is the Supervisor for Islamic Religious Teachers in Lower Austria in the Ministry of Education and Official Islamic Authority in Austria From your experience, how do you think...

Religious Communities & IRD: Allies for Integration Support

25 Mar, 2019
In public discourse, religion is often seen as a limitation for integration, yet, academics and practitioners – some of whom have integrated themselves – feel that religion can benefit newly arrived...

Faith based organizations: "Very important in integration"

25 Mar, 2019
Dr. Aleksandra Djurić Milovanović is a graduate of the KAICIID Fellows programme and Research Fellow at the Institute for Balkan Studies of the Serbian Academy of Sciences and Arts From your research...

KAICIID & UNAOC work together in wake of increasing attacks

21 Mar, 2019
VIENNA, 21 March 2019 – In the aftermath of the terrorist attacks on Muslim worshippers in two mosques in Christchurch (New Zealand) last Friday, and following the killing of Jews at a synagogue in...

KAICIID Board Condemns Christchurch Attacks

15 Mar, 2019
The multireligious Board of Directors of the International Dialogue Centre (KAICIID) issued the following statement following the shooting at two mosques in Christchurch, New Zealand, on 15 March...

Religion plays a key role at EU level

14 Mar, 2019
BRUSSELS 14 March 2019 - Religious leaders, academics and civil society members visited Brussels this week and were at the European Parliament to have talks with EU officials and representatives of...