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Mr. Shaykh Abdullah Bin Bayyah

Chairman of the United Arab Emirates’ Fatwa Council, Co-Moderator, Religions for PeaceMuslim, United Arab Emirates

Shaykh Abdullah Bin Bayyah was born in 1935 in eastern Mauritania. He studied sacred sciences in the Mauritanian centers of learning known as Mahadhir. He then studied law at the Faculty of Law in Tunisia and was trained in Tunisian courts in 1961. Shaykh Bin Bayyah has served in many distinguished positions over the years, including but not limited to Judge at the High Court of the Islamic Republic of Mauritania, the first Minister for Islamic Affairs and Education, Minister of Justice and Official Holder of the Seals. He is currently the Chairman of the Forum for Promoting Peace in Muslim Societies, Member of the Muslim League’s International High Council of Mosques and lecturer at the King Abdul Aziz University in Saudi Arabia.

Shaykh Bin Bayyah has published numerous writings and has been distinguished in a variety of ways for his work in Islam, interreligious dialogue and peace building. He was named one of the Most Influential Muslims from 2009-2013. Shaykh Bin Bayyah has received numerous awards for his work as an Islamic scholar and advocate for peace.

Events
Monday, 4.10.2021 13:30
Opening Ceremony Main Hall
Moderator

Prof. Azza Karam, Secretary General, Religions for Peace

 

Welcome Remarks by Religions for Peace Co-Moderators and Youth Representative

Dr. Vinu Aram, Director, Shanti Ashram; Co-Moderator, Religions for Peace
Rev. Kosho Niwano, President-Designate, Rissho Kosei-Kai; Co-Moderator, Religions for Peace
Ms. Lyka Mtambo, Youth Representative, Public Affairs Committee; Member, International Youth Committee

 

Welcome Remarks by German Host Country Representative

Ms. Anna-Nicole Heinrich, President of the Synode of the Protestant Church
Bishop Dr. Bertram Meier, Bishop of Augsburg

 

Keynote Speeches

HRH Prince EL Hassan Bin Talal, Chairman of the Board of Trustees of the Royal Institute for Interfaith Studies; Honorary President, Religions for Peace
H.E. Ms. Alice Wairimu Nderitu, Special Adviser on the Prevention of Genocide, United Nations Office of Genocide Prevention and the Responsibility to Protect
H.E. Ms. Jayathma Wickramanayake, UN Secretary General’s Envoy on Youth
H.E. Mr. Nasreldin Mofreh, Minister of Religious Affairs and Endowments, Sudan
H.E. Ms. Uzra Zeya, Under Secretary for Civilian Security, Democracy, and Human Rights, U.S. Department of State
H.E. Dr. Mohammed Al-Mamari, Under Secretary for the Ministry of Endowment and Religious Affairs, Sultanate of Oman
Dr. Noor-ul-Haq Qadri, Minister of Religious Affairs and Inter-faith Harmony Islamic Republic of Pakistan
Ms. Ana-Maria Daou, Head of the Research and Courses’ Unit, Adyan Foundation; Deputy Coordinator, Religions for Peace International Youth Committee (Lebanon)

 

Music

Maestra Zhang Zhang, Violin

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Closing press release of Generations in Dialogue, October 7 Download
Statement of the World Council of Religions for Peace, Lindau 2021 Download
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