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Chief Imam attends 9th Assembly of Abu Dhabi Forum for Peace

Posted on: November 14th, 2022 by shaykh No Comments

Abu Dhabi Forum For Peace 2022 | Global Conflict and Universal Peace: Urgent needs and opportunities for partnerships.

Chief Imam of Islamic Centre Ireland, Shaykh Dr Umar Al-Qadri, was invited by His Eminence Shaykh Abdullah bin Bayyah, one of the leading Muslim scholars today, to attend the 9th Assembly of the Forum for Promoting Peace.

The Peace Forum brought together highest levels of Muslim scholarship from across the world; including religious leaders from different faiths, academics, ministers of religious affairs, high-level government officials and world dignitaries.

The conference aims to deepen our understanding of and response to the major challenges facing humanity today: problems of security, healthcare, food, and the climate crisis.

In light of these unprecedented and urgent challenges and conflicts, the conference participants discussed the following subjects:

– Globalized Conflicts, Novel Security Challenges, and Collaborative Opportunities.

– Vital Challenges to Global Peace: Food, Healthcare, and Climate.

– Cultural Security and Digital Transformation.

– The Role of Religious Leaders in Promoting Global Peace.

– The Necessity of Partnerships in Promoting Global Peace.

– Spiritual Safety, Psychological Challenges, and International Conflict.

The Abu Dhabi Forum for Peace aspired to render this gathering as an opportunity to exchange views and experiences between various governmental and civil representatives, as well as institutions and religious leaders to support global peace, spreading the values of tolerance and joyful coexistence among people.

   Shaykh Al-Qadri with Pir Noor Ul Haq Qadri, Shaykh Al-Qadri with Jan Vigel, EU Special Envoy for promoting Religious Freedom

Updated Jummah Prayers Time

Posted on: November 1st, 2022 by shaykh No Comments

Updated Jummah Prayer Time from November 2022





European Commission conference on religious slaughter

Posted on: October 20th, 2022 by shaykh No Comments

European Commission hosts a conference on religious slaughter with national authorities and religious communities



Today, the European Commission is organising a conference on freedom of religion with regard to religious slaughter, in partnership with the Council of Europe, the OSCE and the UN. Commissioner Helena Dalli will deliver the opening remarks.

Shaykh Dr Umar Al-Qadri, Chairman of Irish Muslim Council and Chief Imam of Islamic Centre of Ireland, is also attending this meeting.

The conference is bringing together representatives of EU Member States and other national authorities, special envoys and coordinators on combating antisemitism and anti-Muslim hatred, representatives of national Jewish, Muslim and other religious communities, international organisations and independent experts.

In its EU Strategy on combating antisemitism and fostering Jewish life and in its EU Anti-racism Action Plan, the Commission committed to facilitating exchange of practices between national authorities, representatives of Jewish and Muslim communities, equality bodies, civil society and local level representatives, and to draw on experience of international organisations. A summary of the event will be made available online in the coming days.