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1. Should intercultural dialogue emphasize cultural differences, similarities, or give equal attention to both? Please explain your answer. I still think a certain balance is needed, but when it comes to explaining similarities in a shallow way this could be problematic, for instance saying that...
Pope Tawadros has delegated Bishop Mūsá to meet the delegation of South Africa after he left to the monastery to spend the first week of the “big fast”. Father Bulus Halīm stated that the discussion were about the relations between both countries. Bishop Mūsá has saluted South Africa for its long...
Director of the Abrahamic Forum for Germany and the Middle East, Dr. Jürgen Micksch, said: “the Forum has received reports of murder, bloodshed, assault on churches and mosques, and the killing of innocent children and women. The hands of terrorism also included a number of members of the Egyptian...
Together with the International Drama Institute without Borders, the Writers’ Union of Egypt signed a protocol of cooperation with the objectives of giving impetus to the translation movement and promoting workshops of creativity between German and Egyptian writers of all literature genres.
Pope Tawadros II received a human rights delegation from the European Union (EU) and the United Nations at his residence at the Cathedral of St. Mark in 'Abbāsiyah. During the meeting Pope Tawadros II asked the EU delegation to assist Egypt in realizing growth for the country in the coming period (...
From July 26 to July 7, the Heliopolis University for Sustainable Development and the Center for Arab-West Understanding, jointly administered a highly successful intercultural summer school. The school was sponsored through the SGP party (Reformed Political Party) in the Netherlands, who support...
During his participation in session dubbed "The role of world leaders in building and sustaining peace" as part of the ongoing World Youth Forum, Egypt’s President ʿAbd al-Fattāḥ al-Sīsī commented on the terror attack on Egypt’s Copts few days ago saying, that Egypt does not discriminate between...
Dr. Janneke Stegeman, a Dutch Protestant Christian theologian and researcher in the Old Testament, religion, conflict and peacebuilding, believes ecumenism between Christians, Muslims and Jews should be seriously considered. Stegeman’s arguments are given and so is the critique on her arguments by...
Editor AWR: The Center for Arab-West Understanding had invited Prof. Dr. Ḥassan M. Wajīh Ḥassan to provide a response to a lecture of H.E. Lord George Carey on July 13, 2018. Dr. Wajīh suffered of pain in his spine and was unable to come and for that reason wrote a “response” to a lecture that he...
Background: Maria van der Hoeven is a Dutch politician of the Christian Democratic Appeal (CDA) party. She served as Minister of Economic Affairs from 2007-2011. Side A: The Dutch Minister Maria van der Hoeven is in Cairo on a visit the Dutch-Flemish institute. The first topic discussed was...
Dr Yusrī Hāshim, President of University of Heliopolis, spoke of the summer school for interfaith and intercultural dialogue, organised in cooperation with the Centre for Arab-West Understanding, and sponsored by the Dutch Reform Party.
Dr Yusrī Hāshim, President of University of Heliopolis, spoke of the summer school for interfaith and intercultural dialogue, organised in cooperation with the Centre for Arab-West Understanding, and sponsored by the Dutch Reform Party.
Dr Yusrī Hāshim, President of University of Heliopolis, spoke of the summer school for interfaith and intercultural dialogue, organised in cooperation with the Centre for Arab-West Understanding, and sponsored by the Dutch Reform Party.
The Summer School for Intercultural Dialogue hosted by Centre for Arab West Understanding and Heliopolis University for Sustainable Development has attracted an array of positive press attention in the Egyptian and regional media. 
Ambassador Nabīla Makram, Minister of State for Immigration and Egyptians Expatriate Affairs, met with a number of young people representing Egypt at the Emerging Peacemakers Forum, whose first session is to convene in London. The forum is organized by al-Azhar and the Diocese of Canterbury to...
Cairo expressed dismay at the travel warning issued by the US State Department on travel to Egypt because of threats from terrorist and violent political opposition groups. 
Pope Tawādrūs‎ II, Pope of Alexandria and Patriarch of the Holy see of St. Mark, said that the situation of Christians in Egypt has improved since the June 30th Revolution, when the Egyptian people, both Christians and Muslims took the streets, and were protected by the Egyptian Armed Forces....
In cooperation with the Palestinian Diyār Consortium, The King ‘Abdullah bin ‘Abd al-‘Azīz International Center for Interfaith and Intercultural Dialogue (KAICCID) launched the first network of religious faculties and institutes in the Arab region in Amman, Jordan, on Saturday in order to promote...
Tomorrow (Monday), The Coptic Evangelical Commission for Social Services will organize a forum for cultural dialogue under the title “Together Against Violence” at the Commission’s headquarters in Arḍ al-Sulṭān in al-Minyā. 
The Observatory of Islamophobia, an affiliate of the Egyptian Fatwa House welcomed the opportunity to conduct a national dialogue with Netherlands about Islam before the parliamentary elections. In this dialogue, hundreds of Dutch citizens were able to participate in a national debate about Islam.

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