Create and sustain enduring affinity and relationships with people through inter-cultural and inter-faith dialogue and understanding and acceptance.
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Work towards a society in which all citizens are equally able to achieve their rights and fulfil their responsibilities; work in common cause with poor people and those who have been denied their rights to obtain social justice and development and be part of locally rooted citizen movements.
Al Amana Center understands and values the importance of dialogue. It wants to enhance possibilities for different groups to come together for a quiet and safe space to discuss and engage in dialogue. Al Amana Center truly believes dialogue is a tool to create change in a peaceful manner. The center provides an interreligious encounters and cultural immersion, and offers a college semester
Al Hayat aims to promote accountability, governance, public participation and community cohesion in Jordan and the region within the framework of democracy, human rights, and the rule of law, taking into consideration gender mainstreaming in public policy and action. It works through two main programs: Accountability, Legal Governance and Participation- RASED (the monitor) and Tamasok Community Empowerment Program.
The institute was created to meet their needs of formation and ecumenical, interreligious, and intercultural dialogue in Morocco. As such, it is not only an ephemeral concession, but fits into and reinforces a historical intellectual experience. Morocco is at the crossroad between Europe, Africa and the Arab World, at the heart of the issues that tear the world today. A society in transition between tradition and modernity. The Al Mouwafaqa has a place of formation and meetings unique in the world because of its ecumenical character, its commitment to interreligious dialogue. The institute offers courses (university type), training, and activities for a wider audience: seminars on Islam ology, training of leaders of so- called house of churches, and conferences. Al Mouwafaqa also participates in university research on socio-religious themes
Al- Liqa' center aims to:; make both Christians and Muslims understand and accept each other in order to create a suitable atmosphere for a common living.; - encourage interfaith and cultural dialogues between different people and religions in the Holy land.; - put an end to attempts by those who try to exploit religions for their own ends.; - pave the way for justice and peace and work for the rights oppressed, the poor and the marginalized in society. ; - focus on current pressing issues and problems facing society.; - create awareness for pluralistic, democratic and civil society as well as commitment to human rights.; - promote awareness and commitment to society and peace among the youth.; - organize lectures, conferences and study days to further the mission of the center.; - publish newsletters, journals and books to proliferate the message of the center locally and internationally.
Promote intellectual excellence, religious dialogue and cultural understanding; bring relief to the poor and those thus disposed, providing access to education and promoting democracy and good governance within civil society; use wisdom and good guidance for educating people into the rule of law and human rights; promote social and peaceful coexistence among religions, different schools of thought, ethnic groups and various cultures while rejecting factionalism; encourage a spirit of tolerance, love, friendship and equality; oppose extremism and radicalism; encourage dialogue among revealed religions, religious schools and doctrines, and mobilize society against discrimination, chauvinism and factionalism; reinforce complementaries and encourage coordination among international institutions that share similar activities in the promotion of education, humanitarian and intercultural activities, and enhance the role of civil society; help youth by developing their cultural and educational capabilities, offering workshops and supporting university students by various means; assist in projects aimed at the protection of the family and the education of orphans and children; build sport and recreation facilities for the youth.
Make both Christians and Muslims understand and accept each other in order to create a suitable atmosphere for a common living; Encourage interfaith and cultural dialogues between different peoples and religions in the Holy Land; Put an end to attempts by those who try to exploit religions for their own ends; Pave the way for justice and peace and to work for the rights of the oppressed, the poor and the marginalized in society; Focus on current pressing issues and problems facing society; Create awareness for pluralistic, democratic and civil society as well as commitment to human rights; Promote awareness and commitment to society and peace among the youth; Organize lectures, conferences and study days to further the mission of the Center; Publish newsletters, journals and books to proliferate the message of the center locally and internationally.
Fulfil the needs of the thirsty for knowledge and disseminate Islamic teachings; generate internationally recognized thoughts, train knowledgeable, refined, and responsible students who are effective in international scientific-religious occasions; use experiences, modern technologies, insist upon preserving and improving traditional, seminary-based methods; train devout, responsible, time oriented religious scholars in Islamic and humanities fields, introduce, produce and publicize religious thoughts, and support seminary schools which are effective in religious and scientific fields.