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KAICIID Grants Target Media Sensitisation and Hate Speech

24 Sep, 2019
The International Dialogue Centre (KAICIID) has received close to 200 applications for its 2019 small grants programme in the Arab Region, the Central African Republic (CAR) and Nigeria. Funding...

Editorial: The Courage to Stand Together

24 Sep, 2019
Editorial: The Courage to Stand Together Members of the KACIID Fellows Network Sri Lanka Chapter met in Colombo on 18-19 September this year to discuss how they can work with local stakeholders and...

Muslim, Jewish Leaders Ask EU to Counter Hate Speech

18 Sep, 2019
MATERA, 18 September 2019 – Leaders of Muslim and Jewish religious communities in Europe issued a joint statement calling upon European institutions, policy makers and civil society to protect...

UN Encourages Protection of Religious Sites

13 Sep, 2019
United Nations Secretary General António Guterres yesterday launched the awaited Plan of Action to Safeguard Religious Sites aimed at promoting interreligious dialogue initiatives and encouraging...

Muslim Leaders Reflect on Abu Dhabi Declaration

10 Sep, 2019
A high-level committee was created last month to promote and implement the ideals contained in the landmark Document on Human Fraternity for World Peace and Living Together , signed seven months ago...
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UN Adopts Resolution to Combat Hate Speech with Dialogue

04 Sep, 2019
The United Nations General Assembly has adopted a new resolution which calls for the use of interreligious and intercultural dialogue to combat hate speech. Adopted at the 73rd Session in July,...

Editorial: Finding Peace Within

03 Sep, 2019
Four months after the bombings in Sri Lanka that claimed hundreds of innocent lives, Dr. Mohamed Safiullah Munsoor and Prof. Mohammed Abu-Nimer write that the key to avoiding religiously-inspired...

KAICIID Board Member Miguel Ayuso appointed Cardinal

02 Sep, 2019
Bishop Miguel Ayuso Guixot, President of the Council for Interreligious Dialogue and a KAICIID Board Member, has been appointed Cardinal by His Holiness Pope Francis. Earlier this year, Cardinal-...

African Interfaith Leaders Call for Collaboration

30 Aug, 2019
MAPUTO, 30 AUGUST 2019 – The elected representatives of Africa’s religious communities, meeting in Maputo, Mozambique on 28-29 August 2019, called for stronger collaboration between policy-makers,...

KAICIID Opens Fellows Programme for Latin America

27 Aug, 2019
The International Dialogue Centre (KAICIID) is opening its Fellows Programme for 2020 to professionals from Latin America who work in institutions that educate future religious leaders. The Fellows...