Global Interparliamentary Conference on Religious Dialogue “Walking together for our common future”

In Marrakesh, Morocco, on the 13th till the 15 of June 2023
Interorthodox Centre was represented at the first global Parliamentary
Conference on Interfaith Dialogue “Walking together for our common future”. Mr. Sergios Voilas had the chance to participate and discuss
ways of cooperation with various religious leaders – representatives of
different religious communities. They all met under the umbrella of the
Inter-Parliamentary Union and the Parliament of the Kingdom of Morocco,
in cooperation with Religions for Peace and with the support of the
United Nations alliance of Civilizations and the Mohammadia League of
Religious Scholars.

Parliamentarians, religious leaders, religious representatives of faith
based and civil society organizations and international experts, all
gathered and talked about the importance of interfaith dialogue as an
element to promote peaceful coexistence, building resilient societies
and encouraging a culture of dialogue in parliaments.

His Eminence Metropolitan Geron Emmanuel of Chalcedon from the
Ecumenical Patriarchate gave a speech at the conference. Also His
Eminence Meletios Metropolitan of Carthage took part at the conference,
accompanied by priests coming from the Parish of Announciation in
Kasablanca. Moreover priests coming from the Patriarchate of Jerusalem
Greek delegation members of the Interparliamentary Assembly on Orthodoxy had a representation, too.

In addition to that and as part of the conference, KAICIID participants
and Fellows Alumni, one of whom is Sergios Voilas, got together. They
had a special meeting with the General Secretary of KAICIID Dr. Zuhair
Alharthi during which common actions and further coalitions where