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"The Moroccan model of tolerance and moderation is what Humanity needs so much in these hard times marked by tensions and conflicts" (M.Abdellah Boussouf)

Tuesday, 15 December 2015

The second consultative meeting organized by the Council of the Moroccan Community Abroad (CCME) was dedicated on December 13, 2015, to "Academic research on Moroccan Islam and the Moroccan community in Europe."

 In his opening speech, the Secretary General of the Council of the Moroccan Community Abroad (CCME), Mr. Abdellah Boussouf, informed on the Council's role as a link between Moroccan universities and researchers from the rest of the world. Mr.Boussouf added, that since its creation, the Council has been involved in research partnerships with various Moroccan universities. 


Mr Boussouf also highlighted a series of  distortions in the field of religious affairs in Europe, raised by several participants in previous meeting, particularly the lack of scientific production about the Moroccan religious model in Europe, He urged professors and researchers from various Moroccan universities to work together with the explicit goal to fill this gap. Adding that it was important to do a work based on the Moroccan model in the field of religion in response to the appeals of the Moroccan community in this area. The secretary general also reiterated the Council's wish to back the implementation of these scientific works recquiered in the current situation.

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Mr.Boussouf renewed the call for the improvement of the components of Moroccan identity through scientific tools available to everyone, particularly the younger generations." Promoting our model of tolerance, moderation, respect is what humanity needs so much in these hard times marked by tensions and conflicts. This should be our contribution to the human civilization" said the secretary general of the CCME.

For his part, M.Jawad Achakouri, Special Adviser (CCME) outlined all  the university partnership agreements and the Moroccan scientific institutions in research and reflection on issues related to Islam in Europe, the training of religious leaders or to the identity and integration in host countries.

M.Achakouri welcomed, the interest of many universities towards the creation of units of study and research specialized in areas linked to Islam in Europe, inter-religious dialogue and civilizations.
This meeting follows the  12th December 2015 conference under the theme "the Moroccan community and religious affairs in Europe", 


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