Multi-ethnic and -religious cooperation 22 Inteviews

A collection of 22 interviews reflecting initiatives run by civil society and/or faith based organisations across the Arab world during the COVID-19 pandemic that highlight the value of inter-religious & ethnic cooperation.

The production of this collection was sponsored by The International Dialogue Centre (KAICIID)

Azad Zaatar

Azad Zaatar, one of the trainers for the awareness-raising campaign entitled, “Speak, We Are With You,” to combat gender-based violence, evaluates the work undertaken by...

Aya Esmaeel

Aya Hashim Esmaeel is a media activist. Here, she talks to us about her experience helping implement two workshops with the Minority Women’s Forum in...

Farooq Klaash

Dr. Farooq Klaash is the General Supervisor of the festival to celebrate the National Day of Tebu Culture in Libya, which was sponsored by the...

May Gah Alla

May Gah Alla works at the Kunouz Nubia Foundation. Here, she talks to us about the project to promote a culture of peace and acceptance...

Sameh Nasim

Sameh Nasim, from the Masr Tobia workshop (an offshoot of the Ibrahimia Media Center), talks to us about their project to promote a culture of...

Rabea Al-Kadri

Rabea Al-Kadri talks about an activity aimed at women in Lebanon: We are a group of women in Lebanon who took some courses with the...

Mahmoud Aboulhassan

Mahmoud Aboulhassan is the Monitoring and Evaluation Officer at the Qalb Masr Foundation for Education and Development. Here, he talks about the organization’s project on...

Sameh Sabet

Sameh Sabet is the director of the Qalb Masr Foundation for Education and Development. Here, he talks about a collaborative project on peaceful coexistence that...

Ban Najeeb

Ban Najeeb is the Assistant Director of ‘Women Minorities Forum’ in Iraq . Here, she introduces the outline and objectives of their project on the...

Youssef Aroog

Youssef Aroog, from the Mediterranean Youth Foundation for Development, talks about the fraternity document project they worked on in partnership with a number of other...

Father Sharbel Issa Abu Sa’da

Father Sharbel Issa discusses the program implemented by the Church of Our Lady of the Shepherds in Beit Sahour, Palestine, in 2020, in support of...

Waleed Kamal

Waleed Kamal is a staff member at the Success House of Yemen, which implemented a project, in partnership with the Citizenship Center in Jordan, entitled...

Abdullah Jbour

Abdullah Jbour works with the Citizenship Center in Jordan. Here he speaks about the agenda and aims of the citizenship and diversity management program implemented...

Faouzi Filali

Faouzi Bin Abdelkarim Filali is the representative of the Moroccan Scouts Organisation in Fez. Here, he talks about the Delegation’s project to support African students:...

Olfa Sakouhi

Engineer Olfa Sahouki is responsible for the investment project at the Tunisian municipality of Bou Salem. Here, she talks to us about partnering up with...

Reem

Reem, from Arbin, Syria, talks to us about joining the awareness-raising campaign entitled, “Speak, We’re With You,” organized by the Syriac St. Ephrem Patriarchal Development...

Naima Gharbi

Naima Gharbi is the executive director of the organization Voices of Youth of Krib in Tunisia. Here, she introduces the Women’s Forum for a Culture...

Yassin Joulal

Yassin Joulal, coordinator of the Moroccans of the World Youth Committee, talks to us about the work they undertook: For its part in battling the...

Abdulla Malkni

Abdulla Malkni is the General Director of the Tebu Studies Center. Here he talks about the festival to celebrate the National Day of Tebu Culture...

Maya Dayoub

Maya Dayoub is the Partner Relationship Coordinator at the Syriac St. Ephrem Patriarchal Development Committee in Syria. Here, she talks about the Committee’s participation in...

Mohamed Ghanem

Mohamed Ghanem is from Peace Now’s regional office in Egypt. Here, he speaks to us about the dialogue project built around the Document of Human...

Oula Aljundi

We spoke with Ola Aljounde from Women Now for Development to learn more about their partnership with the collective ‘All for One’ in Lebanon and...