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Conference on Intercultural and Interreligious Dialogue and Education

UNESCO Paris, September 17 through September 19, 2018

The Conference INTERCULTURAL AND INTERRELIGIOUS DIALOGUE AND EDUCATION FOR A WORLD OF PEACE, HARMONY AND TOLERANCE is organized by the Permanent Delegation of Côte d’Ivoire to UNESCO in cooperation with Permanent Delegation of the Sultanate of Oman to UNESCO, Permanent Delegation of the Federal Republic of Nigeria to UNESCO, World Fellowship of Buddhists (WFB), Pure Land Learning College Association Inc. (PLLC) und der Association of Master Chin Kung’s Friends at UNESCO (PAHD). About 500 participants are expected from all over the world.

On the three days of the conference, experiences will be exchanged and various aspects of the topic will be highlighted in 8 panels.

PANEL 6 - “Oman in its efforts for Tolerance, Understanding, Coexistence” - will be moderated by H. E. Dr. Samira Mohamed Moosa Al Moosa, Ambassador, Permanent Delegate of the Sultanate of Oman to UNESCO. Spreakers at the panel are Mohammed Said Al-Mamari, Advisor to the Minister of Endowments and Religious Affairs and Director of the Project "Tolerance, Understanding, Coexistence Oman’s Message of Islam"; Ministry of Endowments and Religious Affairs of the Sultanate of Oman and advisor to BARAZA, Georg Popp, President BARAZA and Riaz Ravat, Vice-Director, St Philip’s Centre Leicester and advisor to BARAZA.

BARAZA Partner Prof. Alberto Melloni will take part at PANEL 8 - “How does multi faith awareness influence Education? Sharing experiences on multi faith dialogue”. Prof. Alberto Melloni, UNESCO Chair Religious Pluralism & Peace of the University of Bologna, John XXIII Foundation for Religious Studies will talk about "How does multi faith awareness influence Education?”

BARAZA Advisor Prof. Dr. Enric Olivé Serret Director of UNESCO chair for Intercultural Dialogue in the Mediterranean and Full professor Contemporary History at Universitat Rovira I Virgili, Tarragona, Spain and Member of the advisory board of the assembly of citizens of the Mediterranean and IEMed will talk at Panel 3 about “Maintaining social harmony”.

"BARAZA" means

"council" or "meeting place" in Swahili. A baraza can be an informal meeting or an official council. In spatial terms it is a place where people meet to chat, exchange ideas, and solve problems.


an independent, non-profit organization, founded by the same team which is responsible for the concept, realization and organization of the international touring exhibition  "Tolerance, Understanding, Coexistence."

BARAZA offers

an international digital platform to promote dialogue and understanding between peoples. Working hand in hand with  international experts we develop ideas and projects, and present them to patrons and sponsors.