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We Are About Religious Tolerance

The Interfaith Dialogue Forum for Peace (IDFP) was established as a national interfaith and intercultural dialogue through funding and facilitation of the King Abdullah Bin Abdulaziz International Centre for Interreligious and Intercultural Dialogue (International Dialogue Centre (KAICIID), Vienna Austria. The IDFP was formally inaugurated on 16th January 2017 in Abuja Nigeria with 100 Christian and Islamic leaders evenly divided.
Our History Our History

In 2018 ...

The Interfaith Dialogue Forum for Peace (IDFP) Nigeria and the International Dialogue Centre (KAICIID) signed a collaborative agreement form for 2018 and 2019 regarding Inter-Institutional Cooperation in the area of Interreligious and Intercultural Dialogue in Nigeria. In 2018, Interfaith Dialogue Forum for Peace (IDFP) received funding contribution from KAICIID to cover the operating costs of Interfaith Dialogue Forum for Peace (IDFP) and implementation of the “Interreligious Dialogue (IRD) Initiatives” for projects proposed by IDFP and the 2019 General Assembly.

Core Values

Recognize the desperate need for peace

Honesty and Truthfulness

Integrity in all corporate activities

Respect for other's religion

Justice and Equity

Quality Standards
Quality Standards
Moving Forward ... Moving Forward
In spite of the different views about the concept of inter-faith and its practice in Nigeria, the Interfaith Dialogue Forum for Peace (IDFP) carries out interfaith activity to bring about understanding of religious teachings among the followers of the two major faiths - Islam and Christianity. The Interfaith Dialogue Forum for Peace (IDFP) believes that a proper illumination of several doctrines, concepts and practices of the Christianity and Islam will reduce tension and minimize conflicts usually promoted by ignorance of the doctrines and tenets of the different faiths and thereby promoting peaceful coexistence. The major core and stance of the Interfaith Dialogue Forum for Peace (IDFP) is to achieve peace in Nigeria. Hence, sincerity is the watch word for her inter faith activities. The forum does not attempt to undermine the differences in the different faiths instead it passionately pursues them with utmost responsibility and understanding. To achieve this, the forum organizes events where religious scholars from the two dominant faiths - Islam and Christianity are invited to dialogue on doctrines and tenets of the two religious and the position of religious text concerning peaceful co-existence in multi-religious communities like Nigeria. KAICIID is an intergovernmental organization that promotes dialogue to build peace in conflict areas. It does this by enhancing understanding and cooperation between people of different cultures and followers of different religions. The Centre was founded by Austria, Saudi Arabia and Spain. The Holy See is the Founding Observer. Its Board of Directors comprises prominent representatives from five major world religions (Buddhism, Christianity, Hinduism, Islam, and Judaism). The Board designs and supervises the Centre’s programmes.
Motivation What We Stand for

What We Stand for

Our Mission

Interfaith Dialogue Forum for Peace (IDFP) mission is to mobilize adherents of all religious faiths in Nigeria towards creating opportunities for building trust, confidence, and cooperation through dialogue.
Our Mission

Our Vision

Interfaith Dialogue Forum for Peace (IDFP) envisions a Nigeria where there is religious tolerance and mutual coexistence, hate speech is prohibited and freedom of religion ensured.
Our Vision
exclusive team Members

Grand Patrons

Most Rev. Daniel Okoh

Grand Patron

His Emminence, Alhaji Muhammad Sa'aD Abubakar

Grand Patron

Board of Trustees

Central Coordinating Committee

Executive Council


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