Wednesday, January 21, 2015

Religion: A Pretext for Conflict?

The world is seeing rising conflict and intolerance between religious groups across all regions. While religious texts preach tolerance, acceptance and justice, extremist groups are spreading fear, hatred and violence. Is religious intolerance actually religious?
- How can we shift from intolerance to tolerance?
- Why is religious intolerance on the rise? What does it mean?
- How can we rid ourselves of intolerance?
Connecting live with Global Shapers Hubs from: 
- Amman, Jordan
- Erbil, Kurdistan
- Frankfurt, Germany
- Toronto, Canada
This session was developed with the Global Shapers Community focusing on global issues and local solutions. It is part of a series of live events connecting to 40 cities worldwide.
Speakers: Tony Blair, David Rosen, Hamza Yusuf Hanson, Mina Oraibi, Thabo Cecil MakgobaTopics: Open Forum

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