Euroasian Jewish News
Interfaith Conference in Pristina
07.06.2016, Jewish Communities
Jelena Djurovic, Vice-President of the Jewish Community of Montenegro took part in the 5th Interfaith Conference that was held in Pristina, Kosovo. Rabbi Luciano Moshe Prelevic, Chief Rabbi of Croatia and Montenegro, and Votim Demiri, President of the Jewish Community of Kosovo also participated in the Conference.
At the opening ceremony Djurovic thanked the organizers and participants and greeted the members of the Jewish Community of Kosovo.
The conference was titled “Role of Woman in Promoting Interfaith Dialogue and Countering Extremism” and has been organized by several organizations promoting dialogue, whereas Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Assembly of Kosovo, Embassy of the United States, Canadian Embassy, Norwegian Embassy and United Nations supported this event.
Participants took part in various panels intended for topics related to the family, role of woman, and hate speech in social networks.
The International Interfaith Conferences held in Kosovo are major events of Interfaith Kosovo Initiative that gather civil society activists, faith leaders, diplomats, journalists, artists and academics in discussing a broad range of challenges facing countries in ensuring reconciliation in post-conflict times and zones as well as countering violent extremism in today's modern societies.