Programme

Peace Meeting Tirana 2015

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09:30

17:00


Inaugural greetings

Blendi Klosi

Minister of Welfare and Youth, Albania

Filip Vujanovic

President of the Republic of Montenegro



Opening speech

Edi Rama

Prime Minister of Albania


INTERVALLO MUSICALE



Muhy Al-Din Afifi

Secretary General of Al-Azhar Al-Sharif Islamic Research Academy, Egypt

09:30


Contributions

Tamás Fabiny

Vice-President of the Lutheran World Federation

Seraphim Kykkotis

Orthodox Archbishop of the Patriarchate of Alexandria

Anders Wejryd

Co-President of the World Council of Churches

Matteo Zuppi

Catholic Archbishop, Italy

09:30

Chairperson

Mario Giro

Community of Sant'Egidio, Italy


Contributions

Miriam Coronel Ferrer

Chairperson of the Goverment of the Philippines Panel at the Peace Talks on Mindanao

Ignatius Ayau Kaigama

Catholic Archbishop, Nigeria

Aboud Sayeed Lingga

Senior Member of the Moro Islamic Liberation Front, Philippines

Din Syamsuddin

President of the Centre for Dialogue and Cooperation among Civilizations, Indonesia

09:30

Chairperson

Michel Santier

Catholic Bishop, France


Contributions

Sayyed Mohammad Ali Abtahi

President of the Institute for Interreligious Dialogue, Iran

Anouar Kbibech

President of the "Conseil Français du Culte Musulman" (CFCM), Morocco

Muhja Ghalib

Dean of the Female Faculty of Islamic Studies, University of al-Azhar, Egypt

Klaus Krämer

President of Missio Aachen, Germany

Siti Musdah Mulia

Representative of the “Indonesian Conference on Religion and Peace”

Joseph Soueif

Catholic Archbishop of the Maronite Church, Cyprus

09:30

Chairperson

Vittorio Ianari

Community of Sant’Egidio, Italy


Contributions

Louis Raphaël I Sako

Cardinal, Patriarch of Babylon of Chaldeans, Iraq

Abdulrazzaq A. Alsadi

University for Sciences and World Education, Iraq

Jawad Al-Khoei

Secretary General of Al-Khoei Institute, Iraq

Pascal Gollnisch

Director General of the Ordinariat of Oriental Catholics in France

Kamal Muslim

Minister of Religious Affairs, Kurdistan

Domenico Quirico

Journalist and writer, Italy

09:30

Chairperson

Marco Gnavi

Community of Sant’Egidio, Italy


Armash Nalbandian

Armenian Primate of Damascus, Syria

Thomas Schirrmacher

World Evangelical Alliance

Ernest Troshani

Franciscan, witness, Albania

Serafim

Vescovo ortodosso, Patriarcato di Mosca, Bielorussia

09:30

Chairperson

Maria De Giorgi

Shinmeizan Centre for Interreligious Dialogue, Japan


Contributions

Shoko Abe

Tendai Buddhist Denomination, Japan

Moriyasu Ito

Shinto, Meiji Jingu, Japan

Keiji Kunitomi

Religions for Peace Japan

Katherine Marshall

Georgetown University, USA

Noriaki Nagao

Representative of Tenrikyo Headquarters, Japan

09:30

Chairperson

Mario Marazziti

Community of Sant’Egidio, Italy


Contribution

Johan Jozef Bonny

Catholic Bishop, Belgium

Homayoun Hematidehbala

Forum mondiale per l'avvicinamento delle scuole di pensiero islamico, Iran

Ioan

Orthodox Metropolitan Bishop, Romanian Patriarchate

Thomas Silberhorn

Parliamentary State Secretary, Germany

Israel Singer

Rabbi, USA

17:30

16:30

16:30

Chairperson

Joseph Soueif

Catholic Archbishop of the Maronite Church, Cyprus


Contribution

Crescenzio Sepe

Cardinal, Archbishop of Naples, Italy

Alvaro Albacete

Vicesegretario generale per le Relazioni Esterne del “KAICIID”

Khadija Bengana

Journalist of Al Jazeera, Algeria

Jaume Castro

Community of Sant’Egidio, Spain

Tarek Mitri

American University of Beyrouth, Lebanon

16:30

Chairperson

Jerzy Norel

General Vicar of the Order of Friars Minor Conventual


Contribution

Riccardo Di Segni

Chief Rabbi of Rome, Italy

Antoine Guggenheim

Director of the “Collèges des Bernardins”, France

Katherine Marshall

Georgetown University, USA

Romano Prodi

Former President of the European Commission

16:30

Chairperson

Athanasios

Orthodox Metropolitan Bishop, Greece


Contribution

Paul Bhatti

President of the Alliance of All Minorities in Pakistan

Matthew Hassan Kukah

Catholic Bishop, Nigeria

Sudheendra Kulkarni

Hindu, member of the “Forum for a New South Asia”, India

16:30

Chairperson

Leon Lemmens

Catholic Bishop, Belgium


Contribution

Amfilohije

Orthodox Metropolitan Bishop, Serbian Patriarchate

Joseph Levi

Rabbi of Florence, Italy

Brian C. Stiller

Global Ambassador of the World Evangelical Alliance

Gijun Sugitani

Tendai Buddhist Denomination, Japan

16:30

Chairperson

Cornelio Sommaruga

Former President of the International Red Cross Committee, Switzerland


Contribution

Giulio Albanese

Editor of "Popoli e Missione", Italy

Ditmir Bushati

Minister of Foreign Affairs, Albania

Mario Giro

Community of Sant'Egidio, Italy

M'hamed Krichen

Journalist of Al-Jazeera, Tunisia

Mohammad Sammak

POLITICAL ADVISOR TO THE GRAND MUFTI OF LEBANON

Antonio Tajani

President of the European Parliament

16:30

Chairperson

Erion Veliaj

Mayor of Tirana


Contributions

Lucjan Avgustini

Catholic Bishop, Albania

Ali Kurti

President of the Evangelical Fraternity, Albania

Andon Merdani

Orthodox Metropolitan Bishop, Church of Albania

Tritan Shehu

Intellectual and politician, Albania

Ali Zaimi

Vice President of the Islamic Community of Albania

09:30

Chairperson

Vincenzo Paglia

Catholic Archbishop, President of the Pontifical Academy for Life, Holy See


Dialogue between

Romano Prodi

Former President of the European Commission


Albert Guigui

Chief Rabbi of Brussels, Belgium

Robert Innes

Anglican Bishop for Europe

09:30

Chairperson

Marco Impagliazzo

University for Foreigners of Perugia, President of the Community of Sant’Egidio


Contribution

Ignatius Aphrem II

Syrian Orthodox Patriarch of Antioch and All the East

09:30

Chairperson

Angelo Massafra

Catholic Archbishop, President of the Episcopal Conference of Albania


Contribution

Rashid al-Husseini

Al-Mustafa Foundation, Iraq

Riccardo Di Segni

Chief Rabbi of Rome, Italy

Joan

Orthodox Metropolitan Bishop, Albania

09:30

Chairperson

Crescenzio Sepe

Cardinal, Archbishop of Naples, Italy


Contribution

Slaheddine Jourchi

Journalist and Human Rights activist, Tunisia

Hugo Martinez

Minister of Foreign Affairs, El Salvador

Mario Morcone

Director of the Italian Council for Refugees

Altin Prenga

Witness, Albania

Carolyn Y. Woo

President and CEO of “Catholic Relief Service”, USA

09:30

Chairperson

John Olorunfemi Onaiyekan

Cardinal, Archbishop of Abuja, Nigeria


Contribution

Giulio Albanese

Editor of "Popoli e Missione", Italy

Elard Alumando

Community of Sant’Egidio, Malawi

Jesus Delgado

General Vicar of San Salvador, El Salvador

Venance Konan

Writer, Director of "Fraternité Matin", Côte-d'Ivoire

Jean Paul Messina

Catholic University of Central Africa, Cameroon

Abdelfattah Mourou

First Vice-President of the Parliament, Tunisia

09:30

Chairperson

Indunil J. Kodithuwakku

Pontifical Council for Interreligious Dialogue, Holy See


Contributions

Ruth Dureghello

President of the Jewish Community of Rome, Italy

Mohamad Hassan El-Amine

Islamic theologian, Lebanon

Franco Sottocornola

Interreligious Dialogue Center Shinmeizan, Japan

Vasileios

Orthodox Metropolitan Bishop, Church of Cyprus

Tep Vong

Supreme Patriarch of the Cambodian Buddhism

09:30

Chairperson

Abraham Skorka

Rabbi, Argentina


Contributions

Antonij

Orthodox Metropolitan Bishop, Bulgarian Church

Seyed Abolhassan Navab

President of the University of Religions, Iran

Lucjan Avgustini

Catholic Bishop, Albania

09:30

Chairperson

Angelo Romano

Community of Sant'Egidio, Italy


Contributions

Awad Ibrahim Al-Baraasi

Former Vice-Prime Minister, Libya

Tarek Mitri

American University of Beyrouth, Lebanon

Mohamed Sidi Ibrahim

Former Vice-Minister, Political Leader of “Tebu”, Libya

Final

17:00

Prayer for Peace

in different locations according to each religious tradition

17:00

Chairperson

Anastasios

Archbishop of Tirana and Primate of the Autocephalous Orthodox Church of Albania



Meditation

Moran Mor Ignatius Aphrem II

Patriarca siro ortodosso di Antiochia e di Tutto l’Oriente

Gerhard Ulrich

Bishop, Lutheran World Federation (LWF), Germany

John Olorunfemi Onaiyekan

Cardinal, Archbishop of Abuja, Nigeria

18:30

19:00

Final Ceremony

Final speeches - Testimonies - Proclamation, delivery and signature of the Appeal for Peace 2015

Contributions

Erion Veliaj

Mayor of Tirana

Bujar Nishani

Presidente della Repubblica di Albania

Anastasios

Archbishop of Tirana and Primate of the Autocephalous Orthodox Church of Albania

Andrea Riccardi

Historian, Founder of the Community of Sant'Egidio

19:30