Steering Committee

Dr. Mustafa Y. Ali

Dr. Ali is the Secretary General of the Global Network of Religions for Children (GNRC) and the Director, Arigatou International - Nairobi. He served as the Secretary General of the African Council of Religious Leaders and Africa Representative of Religions for Peace International from 2007 to 2013.

Dr. Ali has been working to build peaceful, just and harmonious societies and to promote peaceful coexistence between different faiths and communities in Africa. Together with religious leaders and multi-lateral institutions; including the African Union, United Nations, governments and corporate partners; Dr. Ali has been extensively involved in finding ways to peacefully and sustainably address some of the most intractable conflicts in the most challenging countries and locations in Africa.

Dr. Ali is a recipient of the 2012 Coexist International Peace Prize, which was awarded to him in New York, USA, to honor his action-oriented work and leadership in interfaith relations, dialogue and conflict transformation in Africa.