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 […]
The International Association of Buddhist Studies (IABS) is an organization dedicated to the promotion and support of Buddhist studies with “scientific research and communication as preeminent objectives.”
The Lutheran World Federation is a global organization that works to “put faith into action within and beyond the communion, and seek God’s Word and Spirit to guide us.”
YWCA is a non-profit, global membership association run by and for women and their families that advocates peace, justice, human rights, environmental awareness and the rights of women.