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Organization The King Abdullah International Centre for Interreligious and Intercultural Dialogue
History 6th November 2007. First ever meeting between the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques and a Pope. In this historic Vatican meeting, King Abdullah Bin Abdulaziz shared his vision of an Initiative for Interfaith Dialogue with his Holiness, Pope Benedict XVI, who responded positively.
City Vienna, Austria
Values convinced of the importance of interreligious and intercultural dialogue as an instrument to address the  religious and  spiritual dimension of human beings and to, inter alia, support conflict prevention and resolution, sustainable peace and social cohesion.
Vision Religion as enabler of respect and reconciliation.
Mission Acting as a hub, facilitating interreligious and intercultural dialogue and understanding, to enhance cooperation, respect for diversity, justice and peace.
Goals Generate, develop and disseminate knowledge in the area of Interreligious and Intercultural dialogue. Cultivate and promote respect for differences through dialogue. Create bridges, address conflict and promote collaboration amongst diverse groups. Capacity-building.
Approach promoting regular exchanges and networking of representatives of religions and faith-based and cultural institutions, and, as appropriate, representatives of state and non-state institutions, universities, civil society actors and other individual experts.
Structure A joint initiative of the Republic of Austria, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, Kingdom of Spain. The Council of Parties is the organ of the Centre where the Parties to the agreement are represented, with the Holy See attending as Founding Observer. The Council convenes at least once a year. Its functions include the election of members of the Board of Directors and the appointment of the Secretary-General and Deputy Secretary-General.
Scale Large
Scope Global
Activity seeks to bring religious leaders and political decision-makers together to develop and implement multilateral social cohesion-building and conflict resolution initiatives. KAICIID supports experts, trainees and organizations working in this area through capacity-building programs, workshops, training and partnerships.
Religion Christian, Islam, All-faith
Words dialogue, peace, social cohesion
Contact Schottenring 21 A-1010 Vienna, Austria +43 1 313 22-0