Salam Institute

The Salam Institute is a nonprofit organization for research, education, and practice on issues related to conflict resolution, nonviolence, and development with a focus on bridging differences between Muslim and non-Muslim communities. Founded by a group of academicians and practitioners in the fields of conflict resolution, peace studies, Islamic and cultural studies, and international development, Salam aims to:

  • Provide scholarly and professional knowledge and expertise to governmental and non governmental organizations and individuals on various dimensions of political, socio-cultural, religious, and economic aspects of conflicts in Islamic context.
  • Enhance the knowledge base of Islamic models for conflict resolution and peace among practitioners, academicians, and policy makers.
  • Further the interreligious dialogue among Muslims and non Muslims in western and non western societies, as well as promote an action orientation towards peace and justice among the different communities.
  • Advance the integration of local traditions and values in areas of peace, conflict resolution, and development.
  • Explore, develop, and utilizing resources in Muslim communities to contribute to peacebuilding and development efforts in various conflict areas in the world.

Grantee Information

Year(s) Awarded: 2010

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