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Mustafa Y. Ali


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Dr. Mustafa Y. Ali is the Director of Arigatou International – Nairobi, and Secretary General of the Global Network of Religions for Children. He has been working to build peaceful, just, and harmonious societies and has been promoting peaceful coexistence between faiths and communities around the world for the last 15 years. His work focuses on religious and political extremism, interfaith dialogue and action, and conflict resolution in the most challenging locations in Africa, including his native country, Kenya. He previously served as the secretary general of the African Council of Religious Leaders and as the Africa representative of Religions for Peace International. In 2012, Ali was awarded the Coexist International Peace Prize in New York for his vision and courage in mobilizing religious and faith leaders in transforming difficult and challenging conflicts in many parts of Africa.

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