Under the Patronage of
His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum
Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai


Under the Patronage of
His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum
Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai

Conference Agenda

Summit Programme

Venue: Joharah Ballroom - Madinat Jumeirah Conference & Events Centre

Day One Agenda

13th November 2019 (Wednesday)
08:00 – 10:00 Registration & Badges Collection
10:00 – 10:05 Welcome Remarks

(Community & Economy Pillar)

Tolerance Pillar – Community

10:05 – 10:30 Tolerance Talk
 

Mahmoud Waheed Abdelhamid

Founder

Together to Save a Human, Egypt

10:30 -  10:35 Tolerance in Higher Education: PNU in Action
  H.E. Profesor Einas Sulaiman Al-Eisa
PNU Rector
Princess Nourah bint Abdulrahman University, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
 
10:35 – 11:30 Session I
Audience Engagement Program (Panel Discussion)

Topics

  • Social Impact of Tolerance on today’s Youth
  • Empowering People of Determination
  • Using tolerance to achieve peace, respect diversity and combat racism
  • Challenges faced by NPO’s / NGO’s in promoting peace and tolerance
Moderator:  
  Isobel Abulhoul
CEO and Trustee
Emirates Literature Foundation, United Arab Emirates
Panellist:  
  H.E. Sultan Al Mutawa Al Dhaheri
Executive Director – Community Engagement and Sports Sector
Department of Community Development – Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
   H.E. Dr. Abdullatif Mohammed Al Shamsi
President & CEO
Higher College of Technology, United Arab Emirates
  H.E. Profesor Einas Sulaiman Al-Eisa
PNU Rector
Princess Nourah bint Abdulrahman University, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
  Dr. Hubertus Hoffmann
President and Founder
The Global Tolerance Initiative, Germany
  Juliana Uribe Villegas
CEO and Founder
Movilizatorio, Colombia
  Speaker’s Appreciation Certificate and Group Photo
By: Dr. Hamad Bin Al Sheikh Ahmed Al Shaibani, Managing Director of the International Institute for Tolerance & Chairman of the higher committee of World Tolerance Summit
11:30 – 12:00 Youth Tolerance Talk
  Haimanti Sen
Founder
Junoon Foundation, India
12:00 – 13:00 Session II

Youth Tolerance Project: Students selected from Universities and schools, can showcase their project regarding tolerance and share their views/knowledge about it.

  • Ted X format session with each speaker getting 10 mins to speak.
Ghaf Trees
Performance Act
Community Initiatives
13:00 – 14:30 Lunch Break (High-level Networking & Delegate Lunch)

(Community & Economy Pillar)
Tolerance Pillar – Economy

14:30 - 14:35 Welcome Remarks
14:35 – 15:00 Tolerance Talk
  Rana Nawas
Creator & Host
When Women Win Podcast, United Arab Emirates
15:00 - 16:00 Session I
Audience Engagement Program (Panel Discussion)

Topics:

  • Implementing policies that make the nation/world tolerant
  • Emphasizing the role of women in promoting tolerance.
  • Tolerance & Sustainability: Tolerance is a powerful enabler of sustainability
  • Developing an Inclusive Business Strategy
Moderator:
 
  Campbell M. Steedman
Managing Partner
Winston & Strawn LLP, United Kingdom
Panellist:  
 
  Tine Arentsen Willumsen
Chief Executive Officer of Above & Beyond,
Founder of Diversity Council, Denmark
   Jabeer Butt
Chief Executive Officer
Race Equality Foundation, United Kingdom
  Claudia Massei
Chief Executive Officer
Siemens, Sultanate of Oman
 

Saudamini Dubey
Managing Director, Accenture Digital
Accenture, United Arab Emirates

  Said Fouad Haddad
Vice President, Ethicon Europe, Middle East & Africa
Johnson & Johnson, United Arab Emirates
  Speaker’s Appreciation Certificate and Group Photo
By: Dr. Hamad Bin Al Sheikh Ahmed Al Shaibani, Managing Director of the International Institute for Tolerance & Chairman of the higher committee of World Tolerance Summit
 
Parallel Sessions

Media and Culture Pillar
Tolerance Pillar -  Culture
10:00 – 10:05

Welcome Remarks
Yousef Abd El Bary

10:05 - 10:30 Youth Tolerance Talk
  Malual Bol Kiir
Co-Founder
African Youth Action Network, South Sudan
10:30 – 11:30 Session I

Audience Engagement Program (Panel Discussion)

 

Topics

  • The Effective Role of Media in Mediating the Messages of Tolerance
  • Promoting Peace, Tolerance and Diversity through all channels
  • Combatting Fake News
Moderator:
 
  Daleen Hassan
Bureau Chief Euronews UAE and Executive Producer
Euronews, United Arab Emirates
Panellist:  
  Mohammed Fahad Al-Harthi
Editor in Chief
Sayidaty, Arrajol & AlJamila Magazine | Saudi Research & Publishing Company
United Arab Emirates
  Anelise Borges
Paris Correspondent
Euronews, France
  Dr. Ramesh Kumar Vankwani
Patron-in-chief, Pakistan Hindu Council
Founder, Tolerant Pakistan Media Network, Pakistan
 

Mohammed Khairy
Director & Producer
Saint Films, Egypt

   Speaker’s Appreciation Certificate and Group Photo
By: Dr. Hamad Bin Al Sheikh Ahmed Al Shaibani, Managing Director of the International Institute for Tolerance & Chairman of the higher committee of World Tolerance Summit
11:30 – 12:00 Tolerance Talk
 

Mohammed Khairy
Director & Producer
Saint Films, Egypt

12:00 – 13:00 Session II

Influencer Session – Influencing the world to promote tolerance through social media

Moderator:   
  Yousef Abd El Bary
TV News Presenter,
Dubai TV, United Arab Emirates
Panellist:  
  Dr. Sara Al Madani
Board Member of Sharjah Chamber of Commerce & UAE SME Council
Serial Entrepreneur, United Arab Emirate
  Anas Bukhash
Founder & Managing Director
Bukhash Brothers, United Arab Emirates
 

Munther Al MuzakkiAl Shamsi
Media Personality
United Arab Emirates

13:00 – 14:30 Lunch Break (High-level Networking & Delegate Lunch)
Speaker’s Appreciation Certificate and Group Photo
By: Dr. Hamad Bin Al Sheikh Ahmed Al Shaibani, Managing Director of the International Institute for Tolerance & Chairman of the higher committee of World Tolerance Summit

 
Media and Culture Pillar
Tolerance Pillar -  Culture

14:30 – 15:00 Tolerance Talk
  Dr. Rasheed Al-Sammarraie
Surgical Coordinator Reconstructive Surgery Program
Doctors Without Borders / Medecins Sans Frontieres, Jordan
15:00 – 16:00 Session I

Audience Engagement Program (Panel Discussion)

Topics

  • Youth: The Main Driver for Tolerance
  • Visual Arts as a source of promoting peace
  • UAE the hub of over 200 nationalities and various cultures
Moderator:

 

 

Peter Mousaferiadis
CEO & Founder
Cultural Infusion, Australia

Panellist:  
  Saba Almubaslat
Chief Executive Officer
The Asfari Foundation, United Kingdom
  Dr. Mark Owen
Director – Centre for Religion, Reconciliation and Peace
University of Winchester, United Kingdom
  Dawn Metcalfe
Managing Director
PDSi MEA, United Arab Emirates
  Speaker’s Appreciation Certificate and Group Photo
By: Dr. Hamad Bin Al Sheikh Ahmed Al Shaibani, Managing Director of the International Institute for Tolerance & Chairman of the higher committee of World Tolerance Summit
16:00 – 16:30 Tolerance Talk
 

Anand Kumar
Founder
Super 30, India

16:30 – 17:30 Session II

Youth Tolerance Project: Students selected from Universities and schools, can showcase their project regarding tolerance and share their views/knowledge about it.

  • Ted X format session with each speaker getting 10 mins to speak.
  Stage Plays
Short Story/Virtual Scientific Study
Art Exhibition
17:30 End of WTS Summit Day 1
19:30 Gala Dinner – Fort Island, Madinat Jumeirah Conference & Events Centre

Day Two Agenda

14th November 2019 (Thursday)

Language: English/Arabic/Russian

Venue: Joharah Ballroom - Madinat Jumeirah Conference & Events Centre
08:00 – 09:45     Registration & Badges Collection
10:00 – 10:20 Special Ceremony:
 Welcome Remarks: Maryam Al Awadhi
  • UAE National Anthem
  • Launch of Humanity and Access to a Tolerant World – Video
  • Special remarks by H.E. Sheikh Nahayan Mabarak Al Nahayan, Minister of Tolerance, United Arab Emirates & Chairman of the Board of Trustees, The International Institute for Tolerance.
  • Presentation of Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum: “A Message of Tolerance” letter
  • Exhibition Tour
10:20 – 11:05

Session One

Tolerance Leaders Debate: Achieving the Social, Economic and Humane Benefits of a Tolerant World

The session includes Tolerance Leaders who will discuss measures and how the Social, Economic and Humane benefit can be achieved within their nation and make the world tolerant.

Moderator:

 
 

Ali Al Alayani
Editor in Chief and Presenter
MBC Group, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

Keynote Debater:  
  H.E. Rustam Nurgaliyevich Minnikhanov
President
Republic of Tatarstan, Russian Federation 
 

H.E. Muferihat Kamil
Minister of Peace
Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia

  Her Royal Highness Princess Lamia Bint Majed Saud AlSaud
Secretary General and Member of the Board of Trustees
Alwaleed Philanthropies, Kingdom of  Saudi Arabia
 

H.E. Lucy Jeannette Bermúdez 
President
State Council in Colombia

  Speaker’s Appreciation Certificate and Group Photo
By: Dr. Hamad Bin Al Sheikh Ahmed Al Shaibani, Managing Director of the International Institute for Tolerance & Chairman of the higher committee of World Tolerance Summit

 
11:05 - 11:50

Session Two
Multilateralism: The Key to Overcome Global Challenges?

“This session includes Political leaders and Heads of NGO’s who share the same common goal that is to promote tolerance and will discuss the kind of policies which should be implemented to promote peace and tolerance between nations.”

Moderator:  
  Jabeer Butt
Chief Executive Officer
Race Equality Foundation, United Kingdom
Keynote Debater:  
 

Dr. Abdullah bin Mohammed Al-Fawzan
Vice Chairman and Secretary General of Board of Trustees, King Abdulaziz Centre for National Dialogue, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

  Jean-Christophe Bas
Chief Executive Officer & Executive Board Chairman
Dialogue of Civilization Research Institute, Germany
  Velma Saric
President and Founder
Post-Conflict Research Center, Bosnia and Herzegovina
  Speaker’s Appreciation Certificate and Group Photo
By: Dr. Hamad Bin Al Sheikh Ahmed Al Shaibani, Managing Director of the International Institute for Tolerance & Chairman of the higher committee of World Tolerance Summit
11:50 – 12:20

Inspirational Session
Inspirational Stories from Inspirational Humans

 

Fanis Mingarayev
National Islamic Charity Fund “Yardem”          
Republic of Tatarstan, Russian Federation

12:20 – 14:00 Lunch Break (High-level Networking & Delegate Lunch)
13:00 - 14:00 Tolerance Without Borders Session
 

Dr. Ralph Leo
Research Associate at the Centre for Muslim-Christian Studies, Oxford and Adjunct Professor of History, UAE University

 

Ph.D. Lyall R. Armstrong
Assistant Professor at American University, Beirut

14:00 – 14:30 Inspirational Session
Inspirational Stories from Inspirational Humans
 

Tegla Loroupe
Founder
Tegla Loroupe Peace Foundation, Kenya

14:30 – 15:30 Session Three:
Instilling Communal Peace and Harmony within Societies

“Religious and Community leaders from different nations will share their measures on how peace, tolerance, coexistence, diversity is promoted within the communities and share their perspectives with the audiences.”
 
Moderator:  
  Suhail Ghazi Algosaibi
Founder and Chairman of Board of Trustees
Bahrain Foundation for Dialogue
Keynote Debater:  
  H.E. Shaykh Abdullah Bin Bayyah
Chairman
United Arab Emirates Fatwa Council, United Arab Emirates
 

Sheikh Gamal Fouda
Imam of Al Noor Mosque in Christchurch, New Zealand

 

H.E. Brigadier General Dr. Salah Obaid Mohammad Al-Ghoul AL-Salam
Director General of Community Protection & Crime Prevention
UAE Ministry of Interior “Mol”

 

H.E. Dr. Shaikh Khalid Bin Khalifa Bin Duaij Al-Khalifa
Chairman of the Board of Trustees, King Hamad Global Centre for Peaceful Coexistence, Kingdom of Bahrain

 

Victor Chan
Founder
Dalai Lama Center for Peace and Education, Canada

  Father Dr. Rifat M. Bader
Founder and Director
Catholic Center for Studies and Media, Jordan
   Speaker’s Appreciation Certificate and Group Photo
By: Dr. Hamad Bin Al Sheikh Ahmed Al Shaibani, Managing Director of the International Institute for Tolerance & Chairman of the higher committee of World Tolerance Summit
15:30 – 16:00 Inspirational Session
Inspirational Stories from Inspirational Humans
  Mohamed Abdulrahman Alaydaroos
Expo 2020 Dubai, United Arab Emirates
16:00 – 17:00 Session Four:
Gender Equality: Have we Bridged the Gap?

“Gender Equality is one of the key goals to be achieved for every nation in this World. Leaders of NGOs, Government Organization, and International Organization will come to discuss measures on promoting and achieving gender equality in countries.”
 
Moderator:  
  Alice Laugher
Chief Executive Office
Committed To Good, United Kingdom
Keynote Debater:  
  Anita Bhatia
Deputy Executive Director
UN Women, United States of America
  Brankica Jankovic
Commissioner for Protection of Equality                                                                                            
Institution of the Commissioner for the Protection of Equality, Serbia
  Brigadier Dr. Ghaith Ghanim Al Suwaidi
Director
Dubai Police Academy, United Arab Emirates
  Yann Borgstedt
Founder & President
The Womanity Foundation, Switzerland
  Dirk Van Gerven
Managing Partner
NautaDutilh, Belgium
  Speaker’s Appreciation Certificate and Group Photo
By: Dr. Hamad Bin Al Sheikh Ahmed Al Shaibani, Managing Director of the International Institute for Tolerance & Chairman of the higher committee of World Tolerance Summit
17:00 World Tolerance Summit 2019: Closing Ceremony & Summit Declaration
17:00 - 17:05 UAE Tolerance Declaration
  H.E. Sultan Butti bin Majren
Vice Chairman of the Higher Committee of World Tolerance Summit
17:05 – 17:10  Closing Remarks
  Dr. Hamad Bin Al Sheikh Ahmed Al Shaibani
Managing Director
International Institute for Tolerance
&
Chairman of the Higher Committee
World Tolerance Summit

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