Leading Past Speakers*

  • President Jimmy Carter
  • President Jorge F. Sampaio
  • President Recep Tayyip Erdogan
  • President Ashraf Ghani
  • Prime Minister Abdullah A. Badawi
  • Prime Minister Najib Razaq
  • Prime Minister Rt. Hon. Tony Blair
  • Prime Minister Victor-Viorel Ponta
  • Vice President M. Jusuf Kalla
  • Prof. Ekmeleddin Ihsanoglu, SG-OIC
  • Dr. Abdulaziz Altwaijri, DG-ISESCO
  • Senator John Kerry
  • Baroness Elizabeth Barker
  • Minister Sheikha Lubna Al Qasimi
  • Minister Ahmad A. Al Mari
  • Minister Atta-ur- Rahman
  • Minister Dr. Awa Marie Coll-Seck
  • Minister Nimet Cubukcu
  • Minister Shahid Malik
  • Minister Zehra Zumrut Selcuk
  • Tunku Zain Al-Abidin Muhriz
  • Shaykh Hamza Yusuf
  • First Lady Emine Erdogan
  • HRH Prince El Hassan Bin Talal
  • HRH Prince Turki bin Talal bin Abdul Aziz
  • HRH Banderi Abdul Rahman Al Faisal
  • HE Sheikha Mayassa Bint Hamad Al-Thani
  • HE Dr. Sheikha Aisha bint Faleh Al Thani
  • HE Sheikh Sultan Bin Tahnoon Al Nahyan
  • HRH Princess Lamia Bint Majid Al Saud
  • HRH Princess Maha bint Abdul Aziz
  • HE Abdul Aziz Al Ghurair
  • Dr. Hayat bint Sulaiman Sindi
  • Ambassador Ebrahim Rasool
  • Ambassador Hesham Youssef
  • Ambassador Rashad Hussain
  • Ambassador Atta Manane Bakhit
  • US Envoy Tom Arnold
  • UN Envoy Raymond Chambers
  • Tan Sri Dr. Munir Majid
  • Tan Sri Jemilah Mahmood
  • Dr. Mohammed G. A. Al Maadid
  • Dr. Shamsh Kassim Lakha
  • Dr. Kadir Topbas
  • Engr. Mohammed bin Ali Al Hedfa
  • Mr. Abdul Kadir Konukoglu
  • Mr. Youssou N’dour

* Past Forums – Partial List

“One of the great principles of Islam, in all interpretations, is the elimination of poverty in society, and philanthropy’s centrality in this duty.”

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