The Salam Institute is a nonprofit organization for research, education, and practice on issues related to conflict resolution, nonviolence, human rights, and development with a focus on bridging differences between Muslims and non-Muslim communities. The Salam Institute has extensive experience directing projects focused on interfaith and intercultural dialogue, peacebuilding, conflict resolution, sustainable development, conflict resolution, and community development in Muslim countries. Additionally, Salam Institute staff has conducted training in regions as diverse as Israel, West Bank and Gaza, Turkey, Sri Lanka, Mindanao Philippines, Africa, and the Balkans, among others.
Professor Abu-Nimer participated in the close discussions with international governmental and non-governmtal organizations on Religious Leaders and Reconciliation in Iraq: The role of the international community.
The two days meeting aimed at:
- mapping the current efforts of many international organizations
- Identifying macro and micro challenges for reconciliation
- Exploring new possibilities for collaboration.
The meeting was sponsored by the European Union; the state department, and ministry of foreign affairs.
What We Do
Research and Evaluation
Advance research and knowledge, and implement evaluation on themes such as: democracy, nonviolence, pluralism, human rights and peacebuilding
Design and conduct training modules and intervention processes for government and non-governmental organizations
Development and Relief
Conduct training and interventions to assist in the implementation of sustainable development and relief programs
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