HE Dr. Mohammad Alissa was awarded an honorary doctorate from the Institute of Oriental Studies of the Russian Academy of Sciences last summer in recognition of his extensive work strengthening understanding between the Islamic world & Russia.
This year, HE Dr. Mohammad Alissa led the largest delegation of Muslim officials to Auschwitz: "By paying tribute to the victims of the Holocaust, we not only honor the dead but celebrate the living. Throughout the visit, stories of our shared humanity showed through the horror."
Last month, HE Dr. Mohammad Alissa engaged with experts & stakeholders in Geneva on strategies to protect youth from exposure to extremist ideology, a critical component of effectively combating terrorism.
At UNESCO HQ, HE Dr. Mohammad Alissa met with Director-General Audrey Azoulay: "We appreciate the efforts by the MWL in strengthening friendship between nations, & we commend your visit to Auschwitz, leading a delegation of Muslim scholars," she said at the meeting.