Dubai to host World Tolerance Summit
November 4, 2018 - DUBAI: The International Institute for Tolerance, part of the Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Global Initiatives, has announced speakers for the World Tolerance Summit (WTS) sessions, which will be held under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, from November 15 to 16, 2018 at the Armani Hotel Dubai.
With the theme “Prospering from Pluralism: Embracing Diversity through Innovation and Collaboration” , the two-day summit brings together more than 1,000 high-ranking government officials, specialists, academics, peace experts, social activists, diplomats, international and local organisations, intellectuals, stakeholders and representatives of the public and private sectors.
Gracing the summit with their presence will be Sheikh Nahyan Bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, Minister for Tolerance, who will also deliver the keynote speech at the opening ceremony, and Chairman of the Higher Committee for the summit and the Managing Director of IIT, Dr. Hamad Sheikh Ahmed Al Shaibani.
The participants in the event will discuss several issues including how to spread the message of peace and tolerance globally, and the role of governments in promoting tolerance, peace in diversity, the role of social media in spreading social messages to ensure respect for cultural and religious pluralism, and the commitment to dialogue, peaceful coexistence and the role of the academic curriculum in promoting tolerance and peace.
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