Building a Peace Narrative at a time of Global Crisis: The Contribution of Religion

Friday, February 2nd 2024, 13:00-17:30 (1:00 pm – 5:30 pm) Vienna International Center, 1220 Wien, Wagramerstrasse 5

1st Session: 14:00 – 15:30 Building a Peace Narrative

2nd Session: 16:00 – 17:30 The Contribution of Religion for a Peace Narrative


  • Mr. Jean-Luc Lemahieu, UNODC Director, Policy Analysis and Public Affairs
  • HE Ms. Rana Abida, Chargé d’Affaires and Minister Plenipotentiary of the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan to Austria
  • Professor Dr. Hussain-Mohi-Ud-Din Qadari, Deputy Chairman Minhaj University, Lahore Pakistan
  • Prof. Dr. Ille Gebeshuber, Institute of Applied Physics, Tech. University Vienna
  • Dr. Afsar Rathor, former UN diplomat and President of LIOS-SOIL
  • Dr. Dieter Schmidt, Chairman, UPF Central Europe
  • Prof. Dr. Elmar Kuhn, President, Coalition of Faith-Based OrganizationsCentral-Europe
  • Prof. Dr. Manjola Zaçellari, Professor of Lexicology and Semantics, Aleksander Moisiu University of Durres, Albania
  • Prof. Dr. Paul M. Zulehner, Theologian and Professor, Sociology of Religion(invited)
  • Dr. Joshua Sinclair, American writer, filmmaker, actor and director, medical doctor
  • Dr. Thomas Walsh, President, HJ Int. Graduate School for Peace & Public Leadership (tbc)

A ground pass is required to enter Vienna International Centre (VIC). If you do not have a permanent pass, please register not later than January 30th2024. Those, who would like to enter the VIC and attend the conference, are requested to present their identity document at Gate 1 of the VIC. The VIC, 1220 Wien, Wagramerstrasse 5, is best reached by Subway U1 (Kaisermühlen)