Conferences and Seminars

19
Feb

"If youth feels like a nobody in their home country, they will be attracted to the idea of being a hero elsewhere." - Kjell Magne Bondevik, Fmr. PM of Norway on how marginalization can lead to radicalization, and why it is therefore key to create inclusive societies.

19
Feb

The Muslim World League is ready for Day 2 of the International Conference on Initiatives for Protecting the Youth from Extremist and Violent Ideologies at UNG eneva.

19
Feb

Prof. Radwan El Sayed of American University in Beirut discussed violent extremism as a new phenomenon. He calls for radical change, saying it is necessary to implement effective reform which revives the spirit that we are all brothers in the world.

18
Feb

Our first panel of the day was a lively discussion on "Thoughts, Ideologies, and Mileus Leading to Extremism" moderated by H.E. Abdullah M. M. Almatouq, who reiterated HE Dr. Mohammad Alissa's sentiment that there is no time and place for extremism in our world.

18
Feb

HE Dr. Bouabdellah Ghlamallah, representing Algeria's SupremeIslamic Council at the International Conference on Initiatives for Protecting the Youth from Extremist and Violent Ideologies, discussed the importance of a solid religious education and strong cultural foundations.

18
Feb

His Excellency Monsignor Khaled Akasheh, Head of the Islam Office at the Pontifical Council for Interreligious Dialogue, referenced the  Charter of Makkah and the need to engage States AND young people, encouraging all to "do unto others as you would have them do unto you."

18
Feb

"Religious and intellectual institutions must be aware of their responsibility in countering extremism, violence, and terrorism ideas, by looking into the details of their ideology and to dismantle it in depth and precision." - HE Dr. Mohammad Alissa
MWL in Geneva

18
Feb

Welcome to all of our distinguished speakers and attendees as we kick off our 2-day International Conference on "Initiatives for Protecting the Youth from Extremist and Violent Ideologies: Implementation Measures" at the UN Geneva

18
Feb

"Negligence leaves the door open for terrorism to spread." - HE Dr. Shawki Ibrahim Allam warns extremism doesn't stop at thought- it hijacks individuals turning them into weapons. He urges vigilance and solidarity across states, religions, and institutions.

About MWL

The Muslim World League is an international non-governmental Islamic organization based in the Holy City of Makkah.