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KAICIID Board Condemns Sri Lanka Attacks

23 Apr, 2019
The multireligious Board of Directors of the International Dialogue Centre (KAICIID) issued the following statement following the news that came in on the morning of 21 April 2019 from Sri Lanka,...

Mayor of Vienna welcomes KAICIID cooperation

18 Apr, 2019
KAICIID explores cooperation with the office of the Mayor of Vienna on the “Campus of Religions” initiative 17 April 2019, Vienna’s City Hall: In a visit between KAICIID’s Secretary General Faisal...

Christians and Muslims of Nigeria dialogue on youth, women

13 Apr, 2019
Women and young people are often disproportionately affected by violence and can be especially vulnerable to abuse, discrimination and marginalization. At the same time, women and youth are uniquely...

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...

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...

"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...