Jorg Stolz is a sociologist of religion at the University of Lausanne in Switzerland. His serves as president of the International Society for the Sociology of Religion.
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Ahmed Shaheed is the United Nations special rapporteur on freedom of religion or belief.
Werner Arber is a Nobel Prize-winning microbiologist and president of the Vatican’s Pontifical Academy of Sciences. In 2016, the academy held a conference titled “Power and Limits of Artificial Intelligence” with professionals working in AI. He has said it is important for the Vatican “to have a voice” in the development of AI. Contact via the Pontifical […]
ARC International, based in Geneva, Switzerland, advances LGBT rights and facilitates strategic planning around LGBT issues internationally, strengthening global networks and enhancing access to United Nations mechanisms. The organization has played a key role in the development of the Yogyakarta Principles on the application of International Human Rights Law in relation to sexual orientation and […]
Snowboarders and Skiers for Christ USA is a national Christian ministry that partners with local churches in the U.S. to focus on youth. The national office is in Dillon, Colo., but there are offices all around the nation, which it breaks down into four regions. The ministry has overseas branches in New Zealand, Switzerland, Japan, […]
International Buddhist Association maintains a primary office in Lausanne, Switzerland, and aims to advance and contribute actively to the multidisciplinary and interdisciplinary development of Buddhist studies through conferences, symposia and publications.
Petra Bleisch Bouzar is a graduate student at the University of Fribourg in Fribourg, Switzerland. Among her interests is the role of women in Islam, and she studied women leaders in a Swiss Muslim women’s association.
LLewellyn Vaughan-Lee is a Sufi teacher and founder of the Golden Sufi Center, which has its North American headquarters in Point Reyes Station, Calif., as well as offices in the United Kingdom and Switzerland. Vaughan-Lee, a native of London, edited the anthology Spiritual Ecology: The Cry of the Earth, and a column he wrote on eco-spirituality was […]