The Emirati capital of Abu Dhabi is due to host the fourth round of the Forum for Promoting Peace in Muslim Societies December 11-13 . The Forum is held under the patronage of Emirati Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan.
Brian Grim, president of the Religious Freedom & Business Foundation, will speak on the theme of “Islam & the Wider World: Ways to Rapprochement and Solidarity.”
Organized during the period from December 11 until December 13 under the theme of Global Peace and the Fear of Islam: Countering the Spread of Extremism, the fourth round of the forum will be chaired by Sheikh Abdallah Bin Bayyah, President of the Forum for Promoting Peace in Muslim Societies and chief architect of the Marrakesh Declaration.
It will be attended by senior officials, ministers of Islamic countries, and high-level scholars, decision-makers, intellectuals and media figures who will discuss the role of violence in the dialectic between religion and identity, the root instigations that have caused fear in the global populous of Islam, and the development of strategies that need to take place for Islam to reintegrate harmoniously with the wider society in the modern climate.