Generate, develop and disseminate knowledge in the area of Interreligious and Intercultural dialogue. Cultivate and promote respect for differences through dialogue. Create bridges, address conflict and promote collaboration amongst diverse groups. Capacity-building.
A joint initiative of the Republic of Austria, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, Kingdom of Spain. The Council of Parties is the organ of the Centre where the Parties to the agreement are represented, with the Holy See attending as Founding Observer. The Council convenes at least once a year. Its functions include the election of members of the Board of Directors and the appointment of the Secretary-General and Deputy Secretary-General.