Symposium

 

Islam: Fostering Peace and Dialogue in an Interdependent World

13 December 2002, 14.00 17.00 hours

U Thant International Conference Hall

UN House

5-53-70 Jingumae

Shibuya-ku, Tokyo 150-8925

 

 

Programme

 

 

14:00 14:15 Opening remarks

    Hans van Ginkel, Rector, United Nations University

    Yoriko Kawaguchi, Minister of Foreign Affairs of Japan

    Rachad Farah, Ambassador of the Republic of Djibouti, Dean of the Ambassadors of the member countries of the Organization of the Islamic Conference (OIC) in Japan.

 

14:15 14:45 Keynote Address

    Mahathir bin Mohamad, Prime Minister of Malaysia

 

14:45 15:15 Questions & Answers

15:15 15:30 Break

 

15: 30 17:00 Panel Discussion:

Exchange and Interaction: Sharing Philosophical Foundations and Values

 

Coordinator: Moustapha Ciss, Honorary Ambassador of the Republic of Senegal

 

    Mahmoud Karem, Ambassador of the Arab Republic of Egypt

    Touquir Hussain, Ambassador of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan

    Heita Kawakatsu, Professor, International Research Centre for Japanese Studies, Kyoto

    Akira Goto, Professor, Toyo University

 

 


Jointly organized by:
United Nations University and the Ambassadors of the member countries of the Organization of the Islamic Conference

Supported by:
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan, Japan Ruling Parties Parliamentary League for Islam