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MENAFN - Qatar News Agency - 30/03/2014
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(MENAFN - Qatar News Agency) Doha will host the National Unity and Social Coexistence Conference next April with participation of several distinguished scholars, academics, politicians and members of the international media. The two-day Conference, organized by Qatar's Ministry of Endowment and Islamic Affairs, will be held at the Ritz-Carlton Hotel from April 2 to 3. The conference will address the challenges as well as review the significant changes taking place in the Arab world. Whilst providing recommendations aimed at strengthening national unity, the conference also aims to encourage an open, scholarly dialogue on religious and ethnic pluralism and enhanced coexistence; building bridges amongst all groups and communities in the Arab world, the Ministry of Awqaf said in a press statement. National Unity and Social Coexistence will re-evaluate traditional interpretations and jurisprudence, articulating an urgent need to reject ill-informed unenlightened interpretations and exploitative policies which often spill-over to communal violence and conflict. Learned scholars will present and discuss, shedding new light and perspectives, pointing to the fortifying nature of coexistence and pluralism in the development and growth of Arab societies, read the statement. The Arabs have traditionally adopted and developed a variety of means to manage their differences, creating tolerant environments of pluralistic coexistence. This was reflected in their well-developed political, economic and legal systems during that time, securing peace, prosperity, national unity and cohesion, and fostering peaceful coexistence and interactions with neighbouring states. In this spirit, the National Unity and Social Coexistence Conference aims to revisit that history, to help re-ignite the same kind of tolerance and pluralism in today's Arab societies. The Conference seeks to reaffirm the values of coexistence and national unity in the history of the societies of the Arab world, putting forth religious, cultural and historical parallels and to review approaches to counter religious militancy and extremism. The ultimate goal will be to confront hatred, bigotry and all manifestations of sectarian tension, which tend to be based on flawed readings of doctrinal heritage and tradition, often motivated by political expedienc

 






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