Foundation Peace Dialogue launches “Lindau Peace Talks” online with a conversation on peace in Ukraine

Foundation Peace Dialogue launches "Lindau Peace Talks" online with a conversation on peace in Ukraine


“Lindau Peace Talks” is the name of a new discussion format that the Foundation Peace Dialogue of the World Religions and Civil Society will offer on the Internet. Similar to the conferences, experts will discuss important, current issues.

The first talk will take place on Thursday, July 7, at 1 p.m. (CEST) under the title: “Peace for Ukraine” in German. The moderator will be Evelyn Finger, the head of the department “Faith and Doubt” of the weekly newspaper “Die Zeit”.

With her guests she will talk about how humanitarian and pastoral help on the ground can look like in times of war and what peace diplomacy means in the so-called turning point of time, furthermore they will talk about refugees and returnees and also about how the war divides the churches.



The guests will be:

  • Bishop Stanislaw Szyrokoradiuk from Odessa
  • Thomas Schumann from the Eastern European relief organization Renovabis
  • Annette Schavan, Chairwoman of the Board of Trustees of the Peace Dialogue Foundation
  • Agnieszka Brugger, member of the Bundestag for the Green Party
  • Johann Schneider, Regional Bishop in the Bishopric of Magdeburg
  • Sergij Bortnyk, from the Ukrainian Orthodox Church in Kiev


The Lindau Peace Talks are streamed for public access. Anyone wishing to ask questions must register. Registration takes place via the video conferencing service provider Zoom using the following link:


The talk will be made available on the Internet after broadcast. The live broadcast will be in German language only, but subtitled afterwards in multiple languages.

After the premiere on July 7, two more Lindau Peace Talks are planned. However, the topics and times have not yet been determined, but will be communicated in good time.

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