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Hatem Atallah participates in Athens in the International Conference on Religious Coexistence in the Middle East

Wed, 21/10/2015 - 12:54 -- Press Office

Hatem Atallah, Executive Director of the Anna Lindh Foundation, participated in the “Religious and Cultural Pluralism and Peaceful Coexistence in the Middle East” International Conference, held in Athens, Greece, on 19th and 20th October. At the conference, Atallah described youth as the "first victim of radicals and of lack of economic opportunities". 

The conference was organized to develop initiatives to support the culture of dialogue and communication between peoples in the region, to reject violence and extremism and to correct the prevailing misconceptions about religion. The conference also focused on elaborating the best ways to protect rights of various religious and cultural minority communities in the Middle East through promoting peaceful coexistence among people of different religions.