The General Secretariat of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation cosponsored and supported the Central African Republic Intra-Muslim Dialogue and Capacity Building Conference being hosted by King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz International Centre for Interreligious and Intercultural Dialogue (KAICIID) in Vienna on 25-26 February 2016.
KAICIID, Network for Religious and Traditional Peacemakers, OIC General Secretariat and Forum for Promoting Peace in Muslim Societies have collaborated in organizing this action-oriented conference to provide a space for the Central African Republic (CAR) Muslim community to unify their voices and find ways to enhance the community’s capacity to fully and equally participate in the processes of national reconciliation and promotion of social cohesion in CAR.
The Conference brought together religious, women and youth leaders from CAR Muslim community. CAR Minister for National Reconciliation Ms. Lydie Florence N’Douba, Ambassador David Saperstein, U.S. ambassador at Large for International Religious Freedom, Mr. Arsalan Suleman, U.S. Special Envoy to the OIC, as well as CAR Christian leaders Archbishop Nzapalainga and Rev. Guerekoyame have attended the event as observers.