LeadersActing U.S. Special Envoy to OIC to Visit Morocco Nov.1-4


03 Nov

Acting U.S. Special Envoy to OIC to Visit Morocco Nov.1-4

Acting U.S. Special Envoy to the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC), Arsalan Suleman, will visit Morocco on November 1-4, announced Monday the U.S Department of State.

It said in a statement that Suleman will take part in Rabat in a workshop on “The role of religious education in consolidating peace and preventing violence”, which will be jointly organized by the Global Counterterrorism Forum, the OIC and the Islamic Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (ISESCO).

This meeting will bring together religious scholars, academicians, experts in education and the fight against violent extremism, besides government officials, to discuss best practices and concrete initiatives to promote peace through education, said the U.S Department of State.

The U.S. official will also be the keynote speaker at the Summit of consciousness, to be held in Fez, the same source said, adding that global religious leaders and civil society groups will participate in this Summit to discuss the role of civil society in the fight against climate change, prior to the COP22, slated for November 7-18 in Marrakech.

During this visit, Suleman will meet senior government officials, representatives of religious communities and members of civil society, according to the same source.

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