The Higher Committee

of Human Fraternity

About the

Higher Committee

of Human Fraternity

The Higher Committee of Human Fraternity comprises a diverse set of international religious leaders, educational scholars and cultural leaders who were inspired by the Document on Human Fraternity, and are dedicated to sharing its message of mutual understanding and peace.


They have been tasked with acting on the aspirations outlined in the Document on Human Fraternity and will meet with religious leaders, heads of international organizations and others across the world to support and spread the values of mutual respect and peaceful coexistence. In addition, the committee will provide counsel on a variety of initiatives, including the Abrahamic Family House to be built in Abu Dhabi.


As the Higher Committee of Human Fraternity international activities progress, its membership will expand to include leaders of other faiths, denominations and beliefs. The Higher Committee aspires to undertake complex challenges facing communities of all faiths, with an approach of openness, learning and dialogue. The committee is currently in the early stages of its formation, establishing the groundwork for its future activities.

Document on Human Fraternity
for World Peace and Living Together

The Higher Committee
of Human Fraternity 


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Rabbi M.

Bruce Lustig

Senior Rabbi at Washington

Hebrew Congregation


Judge Mohamed Mahmoud

Abdel Salam

Secretary-General of the Higher Committee of Human Fraternity,

Former Advisor to the Grand Imam of Al-Azhar, His Eminence Sheikh Ahmad At-Tayyeb

Irina Bokova

Former Director-General


Dr. Sultan Faisal

Al Remeithi


of the Muslim Council of Elders

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Miguel Ayuso Guixot

President of the Pontifical Council for Interreligious Dialogue

of the Holy See

His Excellency Mohamed Khalifa

Al Mubarak

Chairman of the Department

of Culture, Abu Dhabi

Professor Mohamed Hussein Mahrasawi

President of Al-Azhar University



Yoannis Lahzi Gaid

Personal Secretary

of the Holy Father

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Yasser Hareb

Emirati Writer and TV Presenter


Leymah Gbowee

Peace Activist and Nobel Peace Laureate


Father Prof. Dr. Ioan Sauca. 

Secretary-General of World Council of Churches