Ethics in Decision Making

List of Participants

26-27 March 2014

Vienna, Austria

Organizing Chairman:  H. E. Dr. Franz Vranitzky

Interfaith Dialogue Co-Chairs: 

The Rt. Hon. Malcolm Fraser

H.E. Mr. Yasuo Fukuda

IAC Members
1. The Rt. Hon. Jean Chrétien, Co-Chairman (former Prime Minister of Canada)
2. H.E. Dr. Franz Vranitzky, Co-Chairman (former Chancellor of Austria)
3. H.E. Mr. Helmut Schmidt, Honorary Chairman (former Chancellor of Germany)
4. H.E. Mr. Malcolm Fraser, Honorary Chairman (former Prime Minister of Australia)
5. H.E. Mr. Yasuo Fukuda (former Prime Minister of Japan)
6. H.E. Mr. Andreas van Agt (former Prime Minister of the Netherlands)
7. H.E. Sheikh Abdul Aziz Al-Quraishi (former Governor of Saudi Arabian Monetary Authority)
8. H.E. Tun Abdullah Haji Ahmad Badawi (former Prime Minister of Malaysia)
9. H.E. Dr. Abdel Salam Majali (former Prime Minister of Jordan)
10. H.E. Mr. Olusegun Obasanjo (former President of Nigeria)
11. H.E. Dr. George Vassiliou (former President of Cyprus)

12. H.E. Mr. Valéry Giscard d’Estaing (former President of France, former IAC member)

Secretary-General
13. Dr. Thomas Axworthy (Canada)
14. Mr. Isamu Miyazaki (former Secretary-General, Japan)

Religious and Theological Leaders
15. Dr. Hamza Mohammed AlSalem, Professor, Prince Sultan University, Columnist, Al Jazeera(Saudi Arabia)
16. Prof. Hsin-Kang Chang, Honorary Professor and Ye-Lu Xun Chair Professor of Social Sciences at Peking University; former President of City University of Hong Kong, HKSAR (China)
17. Prof. Dr. Friedrich Wilhelm Graf, Full Professor of Systematic Theology and Ethics, Faculty of Protestant Theology, Ludwig-Maximilians University, Munich (Germany)
18. Dr. Muhammad Habash, Professor, Islamic Studies, Abu Dhabi University, Sunni Islam (Syria)
19. Prof. Kirk Hanson, Executive Director, Markkula Center for Applied Ethics, Santa Clara University (U.S.A.)
20. Mr. Gholamali Khoshroo, Special Advisor to H.E. Mr. Seyyed Mohammad Khātamī on "Dialogue among Civilizations" (Iran)
21. Dr. Mano Mettanando Laohavanich, Lecturer, Chulabhorn International College of Medicine, Thammasat University, Member of the Thai Senate Sub-Committee on Religion and Ethics (Theraveda Buddhism, Thailand)
22. Dr. Abdul Mukti, Secretary of Central Board of Muhammadiyah (the oldest modern Muslim organization in Indonesia)
23. Archbishop Niphon of Philipopolis, Representative of the Patriarch of Antioch and All the East to the Patriarch of Moscow and All Russia (Lebanon)
24. The Venerable Monshu Koshin Ohtani, Spiritual Head, Jōdo Shinshū Nishi Hongwanji (Pure Land Sect, Japan)
25. Rabbi Dr. Jeremy Rosen, former Principal of Carmel College, Oxford (U.K.)
26. Prof. Amin Saikal, Professor of Political Science, Director of the Centre for Arab and Islamic Studies, Australian National University (Australia)
27. Dr. Stephan Schlensog,  Secretary General, Global Ethic Foundation (Germany)
28. Sri Sri Ravi Shankar, Founder, The Art of Living Foundation (India)
29. Dr. Arif Zamhari, a senior figure in Nahdlatul Ulama, the world’s largest Muslim organization (Indonesia)
30. Dr. Paul M. Zulehner, Chair of Pastoral Theology in Vienna (Austria)

Observers
31. Ms. Claudia Bandion-Ortner, Deputy Secretary-General, King Abdullah International Centre for Interreligious and Intercultural Dialogue (Austria)
32. H.E. Mr. Faisal bin Muammar, Secretary-General, King Abdullah International Centre for Interreligious and Intercultural Dialogue (Saudi Arabia)
33. Mr. Seiken Sugiura, former Minister of Justice (Japan)

 


The InterAction Council gratefully acknowledges the generous support of the Governments of Austria, Japan, the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, and the Mayor and Governor of Vienna.