• ‎ Judge Mohammed Abdelsalam
    ‎ Judge Mohammed Abdelsalam
    Muslim Council of Elders, Secretary-General

    Judge Mohamed Abdelsalam is Secretary-General of the Muslim
    Council of Elders, an international independent organization
    dedicated to promoting peace among Muslim communities, and
    between Muslim and non-Muslim communities. He assisted in drafting the Document on Human
    Fraternity, a historic declaration signed by His Holiness Pope Francis and the Grand Imam of Al-Azhar on February 4, 2019. Pope Francis awarded Judge Abdelsalam papal knighthood for his services towards spreading acceptance and interfaith dialogue. He is the first Arab and Muslim to be awarded this accolade.

  • Reverend Johnnie Moore
    Reverend Johnnie Moore
    Congress of Christian Leaders, President

    Rev. Johnnie Moore is president of JDA Worldwide and president of the Congress of Christian Leaders. Rev. Moore’s many awards and honors include the Simon Wiesenthal Center’s prestigious Medal of Valor. He was twice appointed to the US Commission for International Religious Freedom by the President of the United States, serving across the Biden and Trump administrations.


Dec 05 2023


10:30 am - 11:30 am

Combatting Intolerance and Advancing Understanding for Our Common World – Muslim Council of Elders & Reverend Johnnie Moore

This session discusses strategies of how faith-based organizations and religious figures can promote understanding at the local, national, and international levels and will highlight how meaningful collaboration across religions is crucial to advancing environmental justice.