Open Society
Training on Civil Society Empowerment to Promote Diversity and Tolerance

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The first workshop of the series entitled “Civil Society Empowerment to Promote Diversity and Accepting the Other” was held in cooperation with the Egyptian Organization for Human Rights (EOHR) that aims to motivate the civil society organizations to play an active role in spreading the concept of diversity, tolerance and accepting the other as fundamental human, moral and social values.

The training tackled several issues among them; the impact of tolerance on the individual and society; pluralism, democracy and respect the rule of law; the responsibility of educational and media institutions to encourage dialogue, social cohesion, and respect others, and role and mechanism of NGOs to spread the values ​​of tolerance and countering extremist ideas.

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