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Interreligious Dialogue
Start date: Apr 18, 2006,

The interreligious dialogue, which is the focus of this project, was introduced as discussions on communication problems, why prejudices appear, how we can start talking with each other and solve problems or conflicts together and finally start up an interfaith dialogue that will be the source of real communication, mutual understanding and joint projects. Other aim of the Youth Exchange was to spread knowledge about the three religions and fighting prejudices, xenophobia and discrimination.The project has been conceived during a study session on Islam and Europe in August 2005. The Youth Exchange took place in Lisbon (Portugal) and brought together 46 people from 12 countries. During the 8 days of exchange the red line throughout the program was this question: ""What role does religion play in our life?"". Beside sessions of knowledge gaining on the different religions, intercultural learning sessions and social activities, there were also sessions on project development and partnership initiatives, bringing the abstract topic in a connection with the life of the participants. The program also included a street action for the local people on interreligious tolerance and anti-discrimination.
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