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Ring for Peace

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Inselhalle

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Conference of the World Council of
Religious Leaders on Faith and Diplomacy:

Generations in Dialogue | 4-7 October 2021

04-07 October 2021

Virtual Conference

Welcome to the Event

Welcome to the Conference of the World Council of Religious Leaders on Faith and Diplomacy:
Generations in Dialogue

 

The Conference of the World Council of Religious Leaders on Faith and Diplomacy: Generations in Dialogue is a hybrid conference with a limited number of in-person participants and vast majority of virtual participants, joining from around the world. The conference will convene the World Council of Religions for Peace, as well as members of the Interreligious Councils, including members of the Interfaith Youth and Women’s networks, together with partners representing governmental, intergovernmental, and civil society institutions.

Programme

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Day 1 04-10-2021
Day 2 05-10-2021
Day 3 06-10-2021
Day 4 07-10-2021
Day 1 04-10-2021
Lounge 1-2
Lounge 1-2 09:30 - 12:30 Meeting of the World Council
Lounge 3
Lounge 3 12:30 - 13:30 Lunch
Main Hall
Main Hall 12:30 - 13:15 Press Conference Read more
Main Hall
Main Hall 13:30 - 15:30 Opening Ceremony Read more
Foyer
Foyer 15:30 - 16:00 Coffee Break
Studio
Studio
Main Hall
Day 2 05-10-2021
Main Hall
Main Hall
Foyer
Foyer 10:00 - 10:30 Coffee Break
Studio
Lounge 3
Lounge 3 12:15 - 13:30 Lunch
Studio
Studio 12:30 - 13:15 Press Talks Read more
Conference Room 6/7
Conference Room 6/7 13:30 - 15:30 Diplomacy Roundtable: Implications of the Global Pandemic on Peace, Security and Public Health: The Role of Religion and Diplomacy in Global Vaccine Campaigns
Lounge 1
Lounge 1 13:30 - 15:30 Diplomacy Roundtable: Supporting Interreligious Dialogue in Challenging Political Environments: Regional Perspectives
Conference Room 8
Conference Room 8 13:30 - 15:30 Diplomacy Roundtable: Multi-Religious Collaboration and Diplomacy to Overcome Gender-based Violence
Saal Europa
Saal Europa 13:30 - 15:30 Diplomacy Roundtable: Interreligious Education for Just, Peaceful and Inclusive Societies
Virtual
Virtual 13:30 - 15:30 Diplomacy Roundtable: Multi-religious Diplomacy: A Tipping Point for Saving Our Environment
Virtual
Virtual 13:30 - 15:30 Diplomacy Roundtable: Freedom of Thought, Conscience and Belief - The Protection of Holy Sites and Religious Practices
Lounge 2
Lounge 2 13:30 - 15:30 Diplomacy Roundtable: Challenges to Multi-Religious Co-existence? Racism, Xenophobia, Hate Speech and Blasphemy Laws
Foyer
Foyer 15:30 - 16:00 Coffee Break
Studio
Studio
ringforpeace
ringforpeace 17:45 - 19:00 Ring for Peace Ceremony Read more
Lounge 3
Lounge 3 19:00 - 20:00 Dinner
Day 3 06-10-2021
Main Hall
Main Hall
Foyer
Foyer 10:00 - 10:30 Coffee Break
Studio
Studio
Studio 12:30 - 13:15 Press Talks Read more
Lounge 3
Lounge 3 12:30 - 13:30 Lunch
Virtual
Virtual 13:30 - 15:30 Diplomacy Roundtable: Demographic Dynamics, Religions and Politics
Conference Room 6/7
Conference Room 6/7 13:30 - 15:30 Diplomacy Roundtable: What IS the Added Value of Faith-Based Mediation of Conflicts?
Lounge 1
Lounge 1 13:30 - 15:30 Diplomacy Roundtable: Migration and Interreligious Cooperation
Saal Europa
Saal Europa 13:30 - 15:30 Diplomacy Roundtable: Interreligious Collaboration and Social-Behavioural Change - Making A Difference for Children, Families and Communities
Lounge 1
Lounge 1 13:30 - 15:30 Diplomacy Roundtable: Traditional and Social Media: Make or Break for the Faith and Diplomacy Nexus?
Virtual
Virtual 13:30 - 15:30 Diplomacy Roundtable: Religious Partnerships with the Private Sector: Insights for Impacting on Faith and Diplomacy
Conference Room 8
Conference Room 8 13:30 - 15:30 Diplomacy Roundtable: No More Religious Troubles in Northern Ireland?
Foyer
Foyer 15:30 - 16:00 Coffee Break
Studio
Studio
Lounge 3
Lounge 3 18:15 - 19:30 Dinner
Main Hall
Main Hall 19:30 - 21:00 Special Session on Emerging Issues in Collaboration between Religious Actors and Diplomats: Lessons from Afghanistan and beyond
Day 4 07-10-2021
Inselhalle
Main Hall
Foyer
Foyer 10:00 - 10:30 Coffee Break
Studio
Lounge 3 / Studio
Lounge 3 / Studio 12:00 - 13:00 Lunch
Main Hall
Main Hall 12:30 - 13:15 Press Conference Read more
Speaker

Find detailed information about all 50+ speakers of this year’s conference here.

John Ismael Medina

Communications Officer, Religions for Peace Philippines Youth Committee
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Ms. Irmgard Maria Fellner

Deputy Director-General for Culture and Communication, German Federal Foreign Office
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Lord Mayor Dr. Claudia Alfons

City of Lindau (Bodensee)
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Mr. Christian Kazadi Lupemba

Chairperson, Interfaith Youth Network of the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Honorary President, Religions for Peace Bahá’í, Democratic Republic of the Congo
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Ms. Alejandra Acosta

ASHOKA Young Changemaker
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Prof. Azza Karam

Secretary General, Religions for Peace International
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Mr. Sayed Ali Abbas Razawi

Director-General and Chief Imam, Scottish Ahlul Bayt Society, International Trustee, Religions for Peace, Muslim, Scotland
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Bishop Margot Käßmann

Former Chairperson, Evangelical Church of Germany, Co-President, Religions for Peace, Christian, Germany
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Dr. Gilles Carbonnier

Vice President, ICRC
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Bishop Gunnar J. Stålsett

Bishop Emeritus of Oslo, Church of Norway, Honorary President, Religions for Peace, Christian, Norway
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Dr. Genti Kruja

Secretary General, Religions for Peace Albania, Islam, Albania
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Prof. Dr. Jeffrey Sachs

Director of the Center for Sustainable Development at Columbia University, President of the UN Sustainable Development Solutions Network
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Dr. Kezevino (Vinu) Aram

President, Shanti Ashram, Co-Moderator, Religions for Peace, Hindu, India
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Grand-Father Dominique Rankin

Algonquin Hereditary Grand Chief, Co-President, Religions for Peace, Indigenous, Canada
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Grand-Mother Marie-Josée Rankin

President, Kina8at Together, Elder from the Anicinape (Algonquin) tradition, Indigenous, Canada
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Information Downloads
Closing press release of Generations in Dialogue, October 7 Download
Statement of the World Council of Religions for Peace, Lindau 2021 Download
Press kit from October 7: Closing Press Conference Download
Press Kit from October 4: Opening Day Download
Press Kit from September 15: Speakers and program - Download ZIP Download
Programme GID2021 – Download PDF Download
Apply for DW Akademie Media Training Download
Speech by H.E. Ms. Uzra Zeya Download