Bridging the Religious Divide

8 May 2013

Manama, Kingdom of Bahrain

Chaired by George Vassiliou



H.E. Dr. George Vassiliou (former President), Cyprus


Dr. Thomas Axworthy, President and CEO, Walter and Duncan Gordon Foundation (Canada)

Invited experts

Reverend Hani Aziz, National Evangelical Church Pastor and Head of Bahrain Society for Tolerance and Interfaith Co-Existence (Bahrain)

Mr. Nicholas Fogg, Former Head of Religious Studies, Marlborough College (U.K.)

Mr. Gholamali Khoshroo, Special Advisor to H.E. Mr. Seyyed Mohammad Khātamī (Iran)

The Most Hon. Lord Michael Lothian, Member, House of Lords; Chairman, Global Strategy Forum (U.K.)

Dr. Ahmad Moussalli, Professor of Political Science and Public Administration, American University of Beirut (Lebanon)