UNESCO Chair at the University of Kufa participated in a workshop in Rabat, Morocco, entitled “The Role of Religious Education in Promoting Peace and Fighting Violence”. This two day workshop from 1st– 2nd November 2016, wasorganized by the Islamic Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (ISESCO), in partnership with the Global Counterterrorism Forum (GCTF) and Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC). During ...Read More »
UNESCO Chair for the Development of Interreligious Dialogue Studies in the Islamic World held a seminar on 25th October 2016,entitled, “Lesson in Post War Experience in Iraq and Japan”. We were highly honored by the presence of his Excellency Mr. Fumio Iwai, Ambassador of Japan. He talked about the Japan’s experience after World War II and the lessons gained from it, and the ...Read More »
Meeting Held by the President of the Republic of Iraq to Discuss the Need to Reform Iraq’s School Curriculum
Director of UNESCO Chair at University of KufaSayyedJawad al-Khoei attended a meeting held by the President of the Republic of IraqDr. FuadMasumon October 10th 2016,he called this meeting to discuss the need to reform Iraq’s schools , and with growing tensions between sects and a visible religious divide a reformed curriculum can show the shared experiences of all Iraqis, and ...Read More »
UNESCO Chair Director Dr. Hassan Nadhem participated in a conference on educational reform to counter violent extremism in the Arab region on the 29th – 30th, September 2016 in Beirut, Lebanon. This conference was organized by Al-Adyan Institute in partnership with the Arab Thought Forum in Amman; they gathered forty education policy-makers in the region to reach a set of ...Read More »
UNESCO Chair Director Dr. Hassan Nadhem participated in Higher Education Conference held in Baghdad on the 26th- 28th September 2016. The conference dealt with higher education issues in Iraq, this event was done in partnership with IREX, the Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research. This conference brought together academic experts, representatives and government officials with the aim of exchanging ...Read More »
Sayed Jawad al-Khoei participated in the International Conference of Religion and Culture for Peace, organized by Saint Ejido institution in Italy 18th-20th September 2016. Sayed Jawad al-Khoei presented a paper on how to reach a conflict resolution through a comparison between Saint Francis legacy and Grand Ayatollah Sistani ideology emphasizing the peaceful coexistence that Sayed Sistani has been calling for ...Read More »
UNESCO Chair – Kufa University: A Meeting of Sayyid Jawad al-Khoei and Grand Mufti of Eygpt, Shawki Allam in Cairo.
Unesco Chair at the University of Kufa is continually looking to establish interfaith dialogue between people of different faiths, sects or spiritual beliefs, with the intention of promoting understanding between different religions to increase acceptance and tolerance. In Cairo, the Chairholder of UNESCO chair, Sayyid Jawad al-Khoei, was in a meeting with the Grand Mufti of Egypt, Shawki Allam, discussing ...Read More »
Sayyid Jawad al-Khoei (UNESCO Chair) participated in the International Seminar, 20-21 June 2016, at Torreciudad shrine – Spain. Al-Khoei signed an interreligious declaration to better cooperate with sciences for improving environmental problems, for more information, see the conference web site: http://www.issrec.org/ and to the declaration: http://www.declarationtorreciudad.orgRead More »
The Hani Fahs Award in Collaboration with University of Kufa, Saint Joseph University (Beirut, Lebanon) and Dar al-‘Ilm al-Khoei Institute
On April 22, 2016, UNESCO Chair at the University of Kufa signed the first document in establishing the Hani Fahs Award for Dialogue and Pluralism. The founders of this award: – Hani Fahs Academy of Dialogue and Peace – UNESCO Chair at the University of St. Joseph – UNESCO Chair at the University of Kufa – Dar al-‘Ilm al-Khoei Institute The ...Read More »
The French Institute in the Near East (Ifpo) and the American University of Iraq, Sulaimani (AUIS), Host a Conference of Living Heritage – 10th – 11th May 2016.
UNESCO Chair at the University of Kufa participated in a conference in Sulaimania – Iraq on 10th-11th May 2016, entitled: “Conflict and Living Heritage in the Middle East: Researching the Politics of Cultural Heritage and Identities in Times of War and Displacement”. This was co-organized by The French Institute in the Near East (Ifpo) and the American University of Iraq, ...Read More »