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About the Foundation

Promotion of Peace Dialogue

The Foundation Peace Dialogue of the World Religions and Civil Society was founded in 2018 in Lindau, Germany by Prof. Dr. hc. Wolfgang and Monika Schürer, St. Gallen. Wolfgang Schürer is also well known as co-founder of the St. Gallen Symposium and former chairman of the Foundation Lindau Nobel Laureate Meetings (2000-2015) and vice chair of its council. The new foundationʼs aim is to foster the peaceful coexistence between people and religions within Germany and Europe, to strengthen international understanding and cooperation and to promote the dialogue between the generations and nations.

Our Mission

What we do

We promote and support peace dialogue and mutual understanding. We facilitate and foster the peaceful coexistence of the world religions and civil society. We work with renowned partners from civil society, academia, government and interfaith dialogue in order to jointly develop and realize effective and sustainable event and educational formats as well as research projects, which fulfill our objective of promoting peace dialogue. With our work, we also support the goals of Religions for Peace in particular, and are focused on contributing to the realization of their World Assembly.