Swami AgniveshSwami Agnivesh, President of the World Council of Arya Samaj, 'Society of Nobles', a Hindu reform movement. Among immense contributions is his championing of dialogue and peace activities, the anti-caste movement, liberation of bonded labour activities, a movement against alcoholisme, and for equal rights of women. He received the Freedom and Human Rights Award 1990 in Bern, and the Right Livelihood Award 2004 in Sweden.  
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Rev. Dr. Marcus BraybrookeRev. Dr. Marcus Braybrooke, UK, is President of the Organisation 'World Congress of Faiths' (WCF).The WCF is committed to the inter-religious Dialogue and encourages interfaith understanding and co-operation with all levels of society. 
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Mrs. Farah Mahat El-KhouryMrs. Farah Mahat El-Khoury, Syria, Damaskus. Mrs. El-Khoury is member of the organisation”Union of Writers” in Syria and was the President of the World Council of Churches (for the Middle East) for over 30 years. 
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Mrs. Dr. Judit KomáromiMrs. Dr. Judit Komáromi, Australian national, resident in Belfast, Ireland, is member of the International Academy of Classical Homeopathy and  representative of Prof. Dr. Georgos Vithoulkas. 
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Goswami Sushil Ji MaharajGoswami Sushil Ji Maharaj, Hindu tradition




Mrs. Vivi AkakpoMrs. Vivi Akakpo, Kenya, representative of Bishop Mvume Dandala, President of the All Africa Conference of Churches (AACC), a fellowship of Christian churches in Africa which accounts for over 120 million Christians across the continent. 
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Dr. Martin AlmadaDr. Martin Almada, Paraguay, working in the fields of Human Rights, ecology and education was honoured with the Right Livelihood Award 2002 (Alternative Nobel Prize) for publishing the documents of the terror regime in his country. He also worked for the UNESCO in Paris for several years as consultant for Latin America. 
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Mrs. Dr. Ann Elisabeth AuhagenMrs. Dr. Ann Elisabeth Auhagen, Germany, Free University of Berlin is working in the field of Social and Economic Psychology and author of various books about Positive Communication. 
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Rev. Thomas Balwant SinghRev. Thomas Balwant Singh, London, UK, St. Alban's Diocese Luton, Christian Tradition. 
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Father BernardFather Bernard, Order of St. Benedict, Asirvanam Monastery, South India, came together with 13 Benedictine monks and nuns from different monasteries in India committed to the Inter-Monastic Dialogue. 
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Mr. Vivek CoutinhoMr. Vivek Coutinho, Mumbai, India, representative of the Focolare Movement (origin Italy), inter-religious branch, international Christian organisation;its President is Mrs. Chiara Lubich. 
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Rev. Dr. Dominic EmanuelRev. Dr. Dominic Emanuel SVD, Director Catholic Archdiocese, Delhi




Maulana Umair Ahmed IlyasiMaulana Umair Ahmed Ilyasi, General Secretary of the All India Organisation of Imams of Mosques




Muni Munishree LokeshjiMuni Munishree Lokeshji, Jain religion, President Ahimsa Vishwa Bharti




Maulana Hazro RehimanMaulana Hazro Rehiman, Mufti Sahib 




Swami ShantatmanandajiSwami Shantatmanandaji, Secretary Ramakrishna Mission 
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Swami Saroupa Anand Ji, Nirmelay Sant

Rajyogini Prema Behen Ji, Brahmkumari

Swami Nirmal Chetan, Amritsar, Nirmal Ashram

Mr. M. Cretu, Culture House Oradea, Rumania 

Mrs. M. Draskovic, Centre for Culture and Peace, Montenegro

Swami Satpreet Hari (Mrs.), Nirmelay Sant, Amritsar

J.K. Johann, Priest, St. John Churchity 

Swami Atal Krishna, Ludhiana

Prof. Popli Brahm Kumar, Brahm Kumari Mission

Sant Baba Prem Das Ji

Dr. Ezekiel Isaac Malekar, head of the Jewish community in Delhi, Honorary Secretary and Rabbi of the Judah Hyam Synagogue, noted human rights activist and a Deputy Registrar (Law) with the National Human Rights Commission in India. He is actively involved in inter-faith activities between the Jewish community and the Hindu majority in India, as well as the Sikh community. Dr. Malekar has also presided over inter-faith marriages and has also written on women in Judaism. He is a recipient of the Mahavir Mahatma Award for preserving Jewish heritage and culture in India and Ambassador of the Peace Award instituted by the Federation for Religious Harmony and Brotherhood. 
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Mr. D. P. Malik, Director of All India Radio 

Dr. A.K. Merchant, Trustee Bahai Temple, General Secretary, India 
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Prof. Peter Schmuck, Germany, Psychologist, is Director of the Institute for Sustainable Development and Ecology at the University for Communication and Management (UMC) in Potsdam. He is Co-initiator and leader of an action research project aiming at sustainable energy production in a German village. 
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Shri Karunakara Shetty, Brahmkumari, Chief of Multimedia, India 

Baba Bhupinder Singh, Tamil Nadu

Mahant Darshan Singh Tyagmurti, Hardwar, social reformer association

Fr. Jerome, OSB, Asirvanam Monastery, Bangalore

Fr. Saji, OSB, St.Thomas' Benedictine Abbey, Kolaketty, Kerala

Fr. Vincent OSB, St. Joseph's Monastery, Kerala 

Fr. Showri OSB, Navajeevan Benedictine Monastery, Vijayawada, Andhra Pradesh 

Fr. Ajesh OSB, Gualbert Bhavan, Banalore

Fr. Sijo OSB, Carlos Dayara, Kottayam, Kerala

Fr. Joseph OSB,  St. Michael's Benedictine Priory, Kumily, Kerala

Sr. Iona OSB, Shanti Nilayam Benedictine Abbey, Bangalore

Sr. Jyothi OSB, Shanti Nilayam Benedictine Abbey, Bangalore

Sr. Patricia OSB, Our Lady of Light, Bangalore, Karnataka

Sr. Benita OSB, Ashirbhavan Priory, Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh

Sr. Jessie OSB, Ashirbhavan Priory, Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh 

Hon'ble Gulzar Singh Ranike, Cabinet Minister Sports Punjab 

Prof. Gursharan Singh, Head of Guru Nanak Study, Guru Nanak Dev University, Amritsar

Mr. Jaswind Singh Dilhon, Principal Khalsa College of Education

Hon'ble Padam Shri Pargat Singh , Director of Sports, Punjab

Hon'ble Rajit Singh Brahmpura, Cabinet Minister Punjab

Hon'ble Sarwan Singh, Chief Parliament Secretary Punjab

Swami Amrit Ram Ram Snehi, Jodhpur, Head Juna Ramdwara

Mr. Valentijn Steenhuis, Theater de Cameleon, Amsterdam, Netherlands 

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