Fredag 3. mai
Universitetet i Agder, Aud: B1-018
Arrangør: UiA, Kristiansand kommune
Språk: Engelsk
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The Israeli – Palestinian Conflict 

  • How can we work to ensure cohesion within the societies of Europe?
  • What is the role of the Muslim society?
  • How should the governments meet this situation?


08:30 - 09:00

Registration, coffee and snacks

09:00 - 09:10

Opening speech

Sunniva Whittaker, Rector of the University of Agder

09:10 - 09:15

Welcome to MEET!

Neda Blakstad STL, Kristiansand and Kim Henrik Gronert, City of Kristiansand

09:15 - 10:00

Session I - Multi platform conflict

The world is in turmoil – the conflict in Gaza has changed everything, people are voicing their distrust in liberal democracies and seen from the view from the government, many years work to create cohesion feels like it now is at stake.

Panel chaired by Alia Azzouzi (Netherlands)

  • Kim Henrik Gronert, Municipality of Kristiansand
  • Anna Stamou (Greece)
  • Lulzim Kadrioski (Austria)
  • Amir Poya Ghazishoar, Council member – Arendal
10:00 - 10:15


10:15 - 11:00

Session II - Is Dialogue the solution?

Most people would state that the dialogue is the only way – but now we are starting to hear other thoughts on the value of dialogue.

Chair (MEET) Mersiha Smailović (Macedonia)


  • Alen Delic, Swede
  • Aïssatou Cissé (Belgium)
  • Mohammad Aman Haque, Islamic Council of Norway
  • Laila Hourani, The Palestinian Association in Agder 
11:00 - 11:15

Pause (Tea break)

11:15 - 12:00

Session III - Faith Leadership in conflict resolution

Leaders and what they say and do, make an impact. What is to be expected from Muslim leaders today – and how is this viewed within the Muslim Society?

Chair (MEET) Sheikha Liya Makhmutova (Estonia)


  • Dr Shiekh Romas Jakubauskas (Lithuania)
  • Naveed Baig (Denmark)
  • Abit Hoxha, Assistant professor Agder University
  • Senaid Kublica (Muslim Dialogue Network)
12:00 - 13:00



Jummah (Friday Prayer)

Akmal Ali (Imam of Leader of prayer)


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Publisert: 1. mars 2024 9:20
Oppdatert: 3. mai 2024 8:15