Rev. Dr & Canon Trond Bakkevig is the Convener of the Council of Religious Institutions of the Holy Land and dean of Vestre Aker, Oslo in the Church of Norway.
Fadi Rabieh grew up in the holy – yet divided – city of Jerusalem. He has been working on issues related to the Palestinian-Israeli conflict for the past ten years. Now, he co-manages the Council of Religious Institutions of the Holy Land www.crihl.org. A body that brings the highest and official religious institutions to find ways to make religious discourse part of the solution (instead of being part of the problem). From 2008-2012 he worked with Search for Common Ground- Jerusalemwww.sfcg.org office on managing and expanding a Palestinian-Israeli Leadership Network; a network that brings Palestinian and Israeli leaders across sectors—civil society, politics, and business--for relationships building and leadership development. Fadi is a Fulbright fellow and holds a Master degree in Conflict Transformation & Peacebuilding from Eastern Mennonite University in Virginia. And Currently pursuing his second MA in Organizational Behavior & Development. He is also a Dalai Lama Fellow www.dalailamafellows.org