Former Arab League (AL) secretary general and foreign minister Amr Moussa - Reuters
Former Arab League (AL) secretary general and foreign minister Amr Moussa - Reuters

Egypt to participate in conference on religion, citizenship

Sat, May. 5, 2018
CAIRO – 5 May 2018: Under the patronage of Prince El Hassan bin Talal of Jordan, the Geneva Center for Human Rights Advancement and Global Dialogue will host a world conference on citizenship and religious liberty, which is slated to take place on June 25, 2018.

The event, organized under the theme “Religions, Creeds and/or Other Value Systems: Joining Forces to Enhance Equal Citizenship Rights”, will see the participation of former Arab League (AL) secretary general and foreign minister Amr Moussa.

Being held in cooperation with the International Catholic Migration Commission, Bridges to Common Ground, the World Council of Churches and the European Center for Peace and Development, the conference will expectedly bring together 25 of the world’s most prominent religious scholars.

The participants will share their views on how to address and capitalize on the religious value system to ensure that citizens are on equal footing with the same rights.

They also expect to jointly put forth a forward-looking strategy on possible measures that shall be undertaken in order to put an end to gender discrimination and promote equal citizenship of the marginalized and minorities around the globe.
 
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