Founder and Director Mustapha Tlili participated in the Conference on “Devout Faith and Liberal Democracy: Contribution or Contest?”. He spoke at a panel which explored the role devout faith plays today in light of the global push towards democracy, economic fairness, and security concerns.
The conference was organized by New York University’s Professor Marcia Pally, and was hosted by The Friedrich Ebert Stiftung and Deutsches Haus at NYU, with the support of the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD). Other participants included Dr. Joel Hunter (White House Council on Faith–Based and Neighborhood Partnerships), Karsten Voigt (Coordinator of German-North American Cooperation, German Federal Foreign Office, 1999-2009), and Isabelle Werenfels (German Institute for International and Security Affairs, North Africa specialist).
Founder and Director Mustapha Tlili appeared on Iranian news channel Press TV’s foreign policy show “Hearts and Minds” in February, March, April, and May to discuss U.S.–Muslim world relations
Founder and Director Mustapha Tlili participated in a North African tour by American writers organized through the University of Iowa’s International Writing Program in Morocco and Tunisia April 22–May 7
Founder and Director Mustapha Tlili participated in an Alliance of Civilizations brainstorming session on “Israeli and Palestinian Dialogues” in Lisbon February 18
Assistant Director Andrea Stanton hosted a Spanish delegation at the NYU Center for Dialogues on January 23