2019 Middle East Regional Conference

Tolerance in the Context of Legislative and Judicial Systems

“Tolerance in the Context of Legislative and Judicial Systems” was held the 23-25 of April, 2019 in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. This international conference explored in-depth the ideas of tolerance, human fraternity and dignity from legal, philosophical, and religious points of view. Scholars, including human rights, constitutional law experts and judges from around the world came together to address practical implementation strategies for Gulf-region legislative frameworks. Particular attention was directed towards implementation of the principles contained in the recent Abu Dhabi Declaration signed by His Holiness, Pope Francis and the Grand Imam of Al Azhar, Dr. Ahmed Al-Tayyeb, on human fraternity and peace and in the Punta del Este Declaration on Human Dignity for Everyone Everywhere.

­The conference was a joint initiative of the Ministry of Tolerance, United Arab Emirates, the International Center for Law and Religion Studies, Brigham Young University, and the United Arab Emirates University College of Law.


Article from Emirate News Agency