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Chief Rabbi David Rosen

BoD Member Rabbi Rosen on World Refugee Day

20 Jun, 2018
The history of Biblical salvation begins with the story of a refugee, Abraham, who leaves his birthplace in Ur of the Chaldees (today’s Iraq) for a better future for himself and his family, and to...
Reverend Kosho Niwano

KAICIID BoD Reverend Niwano on World Refugee Day

20 Jun, 2018
One morning, the television was showing news of the bombing of a far-off land. While I was listening to the news that hundreds of people had been killed and tens of thousands had become refugees and...

Partnerships and IRD for peace and social cohesion

19 Jun, 2018
The International Dialogue Centre (KAICIID) contributes to reaching the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) through its expertise in intercultural and interreligious dialogue, relying on...

A Story of Hope from Indonesia

07 Jun, 2018
The recent violent attacks in Surabaya, Indonesia, shocked us in their abuse of children who were instrumentalised to carry out the bombings, and the extent of brutality suffered by peaceful...

Central African Republic: What is PK5?

06 Jun, 2018
The Muslim district in Bangui, the Central African Republic, is better known as PK5. How did it turn into the Muslim district? What's life like over there today? What was it like before the violence...

“Every person who dies is a Central African”

06 Jun, 2018
Catholic Priest and KAICIID Fellow Abbot Kpefio describes the horror of the church attack on 1 May 2018, and the tense peace in his country When in 2010 Abbot Ludovic Berthin Kpefio Mbana Passanguere...

DG Calls for Interreligious Cooperation to Protect Planet

05 Jun, 2018
Athens, 5 June 2018 – The Director General of the International Dialogue Centre (KAICIID), Fahad Abualnasr, called for the involvement of religious leaders in the dialogue on sustainable development...

PMI Launches first Dialogue Training Centre in Myanmar

25 May, 2018
23 May 2018: The Peaceful Myanmar Initiative (PMI), a multi-religious network composed of Buddhist, Christian, Hindu and Muslim religious leaders and civil society members supported by the Vienna-...

DSG: "Diplomacy can and should encourage IRD for peace"

18 May, 2018
Zaragoza, 18 May 2018: The Deputy Secretary General of the International Dialogue Centre (KAICIID), Ambassador Álvaro Albacete, explained the importance of collaboration between religious leaders and...

Syrian and Lebanese Youth Use Social Media for Dialogue

17 May, 2018
Beirut, 13 May 2018: 50 young people from Syria and Lebanon learned how to promote values like coexistence, mutual respect and dialogue on social media at a training organized by the International...