Fostering Religious Harmony through Human Rights Education (2022)

In Moroccoby

Education is the key to uniting nations, bringing human beings closely together. In many parts of the world, civil society suffers because of situations of violent conflicts and war. It is important to recognise the crucial role of human rights education in contributing to building a culture of peace and interfaith harmony condemning instances in which education is undermined in order to attack democracy and tolerance. Youth for Peace and Dialogue between Cultures, a non-profit organization which mission is to build a world where young people from different religions and backgrounds can come together to create understanding and respect by serving their communities in partnership with Youth for Human Rights International (YHRI) a nonprofit organization founded in 2001 by Dr. Mary Shuttleworth, an educator born and raised in apartheid South Africa, where she witnessed firsthand the devastating effects of discrimination and the lack of basic human rights. The purpose of YHRI is to teach youth about human rights, specifically the …

“The Challenge of Mutual Recognition in Interfaith Relations,”

In Moroccoby

Launched under the auspices of the Mohamedian League of Religious Scholars (al Rabita al Mohammadiyya lil ‘Ulama’), the Center will seek to outline their approach in building partnerships across belief systems, nationalities, ethnicities, age groups, and genders through research, training, and various other activities.

Our Peaceful Religions

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Considering that mutual understanding and interreligious dialogue constitute important dimensions of the culture of peace, Creators without Borders Association in collaboration with DEEP (Dialogue, Empathic Engagement and Peacebuilding) International network participate in this World Interfaith Harmony Week with the project “Our Peaceful Religions”. -A project that shows that there can be many paths to God but they are always peaceful; not violent, that religions do not exist to separate but rather to unite. -Its goal is to transform our tendency of always seeing what we don’t like in other religions and beliefs, by encouraging people to search instead values, behaviors and attitudes they may like and answering the question what do you like about other religions? Who can participate? All interested persons, believers or non-believers, of any age, who wish to express what they like about other religions, a value or attitude they like, or simply by sharing an experience they have had with people from other faiths and beliefs. …

International Conference on Religious Minorities in Muslim World

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Morocco, land of tolerance, peace and co-existence, will host January 25-27 in Marrakech an important conference on the rights of religious minorities in Muslim countries. The list of attendees include eminent religious leaders from Pakistan, Iran, Iraq, Nigeria, Saudi Arabia, Turkey, Egypt and many other Muslim countries. The conference, which is expected to issue a declaration on the protection of religious minorities in the Muslim world, comes to counter the Islamic fanatic groups such as Isis and their extremist ideology. The conference is sponsored by the Forum for the Promotion of Peace in Muslim societies, a think tank based in the United Arab Emirates.

International Conference on Religious Minorities in Muslim World

In Moroccoby

orocco, land of tolerance, peace and co-existence, will host January 25-27 in Marrakech an important conference on the rights of religious minorities in Muslim countries. The list of attendees include eminent religious leaders from Pakistan, Iran, Iraq, Nigeria, Saudi Arabia, Turkey, Egypt and many other Muslim countries. The conference, which is expected to issue a declaration on the protection of religious minorities in the Muslim world, comes to counter the Islamic fanatic groups such as Isis and their extremist ideology. The conference is sponsored by the Forum for the Promotion of Peace in Muslim societies, a think tank based in the United Arab Emirates. Morocco had also hosted in April last year a United Nations-backed forum on “the Role of Religious Leaders in Preventing Incitement that could Lead to Atrocity Crimes” that adopted a draft action plan for religious leaders on preventing incitement to violence. The plan of action called for monitoring of incitement, the development of alternative messages, engagement …