Fadi Daou

Dr. Fadi Daou’s path has always combined three dimensions nurturing each other: academia, social entrepreneurship, and policymaking. With a PhD in theology and MA in political philosophy, his expertise has been featured in international media such as BBC World News, France 24, and MTV. His leadership has been recognized by multiple awards, like the 2018 Niwano Peace Prize, known as the “Nobel of religions” and the 2020 the Elevate Prize. 

As keynote speaker, chair or moderator, he has spoken (either in English, French or Arabic) in more than 30 countries to audiences of up to 30,000, including, the Dubai World Tolerance Summit, the Rome MED Dialogues of the Italian Institute for Political Sciences (ISPI), and the Tokyo Risshō Kōsei Kai Assembly.


Inclusive Citizenship and living together in diverse societies

Secularism and Religions’ role in public and global affairs 

Countering extremism and hate speech offline and online 

Purpose, methodology and impact of interreligious dialogue

Fadi's tenacity, patience, insight, inspiration, grace and vision has earned him respect and results.
- Alison Hilliard, Programme Director at Wilton Park
The quest for justice and equality starts by recognizing and embracing our differences.
- Fadi Daou

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