UN Special Rapporteur on freedom of religion Heiner Bielefeldt met yesterday with RIIFS director H. E. Professor Kamel Abu Jaber. Many issues related to religions, interfaith and religious freedoms in Jordan were discussed through the meeting.
Dr. Juan F. Caraballo-Resto, the Visiting Professor of Cultural Anthropology at the University of Puerto Rico, on Monday, gave a lecture on "Islamic Fundamentalism in Cross-Cultural Perspective". The lecture which was held at RIIFS library focused on the "Global Labels and Local Meanings" of religious fundamentalism. more
The Royal Institute for Inter-Faith Studies (RIIFS) received an Award from the Minsitry of Political Development - Euro-Med Youth Unit (EMYU) acknowledging its remarkable contribution to the youth work through EUROMED IV programme in Jordan.
The Programme is funded by the EUROPEAN UNION in cooperation with the Euro-Med Youth Unit. RIIFS is the head of the Jordanian Network of the Anna Lindh Euro-Mediterranean Foundation for the Dialogue between Cultures (ALF). more
In April 2013, the Royal Institute for Inter-Faith Studies won an excellence and appreciation award from the Doha International Centre for Interfaith Dialogue at the Tenth Doha Conference for Interfaith Dialogue. more
Under the patronage of His Royal Highness Prince El Hassan bin Talal, and in the presence of His Royal Highness and HRH Princess Sarvath El Hassan, the Royal Institute for Inter-Faith Studies (RIIFS) in cooperation with the Mennonite Central Committee (MCC) held "A Spiritual Chants Concert" on Wednesday 27 February 2013. more
‘Voices of reason in a troubled world’ - New article by Professor Kamel Abu Jaber.
Inter-faith institute embarks on project to promote Amman Message
Religion and Society in the Middle East
Arab Christians and the Islamic-Christian Coexistence
Human and Religious Values Shared by Christians and Muslims for a Common Education
The Royal Institute for Inter-Faith Studies (RIIFS) was established in 1994 in Amman, Jordan, under the patronage of His Royal Highness Prince El Hassan bin Talal. RIIFS is a non-profit, non-governmental organization that provides a venue for the interdisciplinary study of intercultural and interreligious issues with the aim of defusing tensions and promoting peace, regionally and globally... more
The term interfaith dialogue refers to cooperative, constructive and positive interaction between people of different religious traditions (i.e., "faiths") and/or spiritual or humanistic beliefs, at both the individual and institutional levels. more