Prince Alwaleed gives US$1m to east-west peace efforts

Leading Saudi businessman Prince Alwaleed Bin Talal, is to donate US$1 million towards an Islamic-Western peace-building effort from the World Economic Forum’s (WEF) Council of 100 Leaders (C-100).

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By  Richard Agnew Published  May 26, 2005

Leading Saudi businessman Prince Alwaleed Bin Talal, is to donate US$1 million towards an Islamic-Western peace-building effort from the World Economic Forum’s (WEF) Council of 100 Leaders (C-100). The C-100 group is the foremost community of senior political, religious, business, media and opinion leaders from the West and the Islamic world. Council members present at the WEF meeting launched a framework for the peace-building initiative. The initiative aims to foster a culture of respect and cooperation together with mutual understanding to overcome tensions and mistrust.

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