On behalf of MAGIC, the Collectif pour l’Inclusion et contre l’Islamophobie en Belgique (CIIB) organises in Brussels on the 19th and 20th March the Muslim Voices for Diversity Dialogue, the closing event of this 2-year project, with the following objectives:
- Debate on the findings of the mapping and analysis of the media conducted by the project in Belgian and Spanish outlets.
- Present the results of the awareness campaigns implemented in the course of MAGIC, conducted in Belgium and Spain.
- Approve and publicly present the European Road Map to Curb Anti-Muslim Gender Stereotypes and Promote Inclusiveness of Muslim Voices in Public Narratives.
Sunday 19th March 2023
This session will gather only the participants of the project and its advisory board.
On the agenda, discuss and present a European Road Map to Curb Anti-Muslim Gender Stereotypes and Promote Inclusiveness of Muslim Voices in Public Narratives and showcase the awareness-raising campaigns on gendered Islamophobia developed within the framework of the project.
Monday 20th March 2023
Attendance by invitation only
Antall – 6Q2 room
European Parliament, 60 rue Wiertz, Brussels
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All sessions, moderated by Shada Islam, Independent EU Commentator and analyst
Welcoming remarks and introduction
13.30 – 14.15 h
Pierrette Herzberger-Fofana, Member of the European Parliament, Co-President of the European Parliament’s Anti-Racism and Diversity Intergroup (ARDI)
Senén Florensa, Executive President, European Institute of the Mediterranean (IEMed)
Mustapha Chairi, Executive Director, CIIB
Layla Azzouzi, Co-founder and MAGIC’s Project and Advocacy officer, Collectif pour l’Inclusion et contre l’Islamophobie en Belgique (CIIB)
Sarah Schlitz, State Secretary for Gender Equality, Equal Opportunities and Diversity, Belgium
Sabrina Saoudi, Adviser on combating intolerance against Muslims, Tolerance and Non-Discrimination Department, Office for Democratic Institutions and Human Rights (ODIHR), OSCE
Presentation of the national media monitoring and the cross-country report
14.15 – 16.00 h
Pedro Rojo, Director, Fundación Al Fanar
Zorro Maplestone, Global Media Monitoring Expert, Media Diversity Institute (MDI)
Pierrette Herzberger-Fofana, Member of European Parliament
Milica Pesic, Executive Director, Media Diversity Institute
Shada Islam, Independent EU Commentator and analyst
Djermana Kurić, Former Advisor on Combating Intolerance and Discrimination against Muslims, Tolerance and Non-Discrimination Department, OSCE
Linda Hyökki, Coordinator, Anti-Muslim Racism Working Group, European Coalition of Cities against Racism (ECCAR)
The role and implication of civil society in shaping media’s narratives
16.30 – 18.00 h
Camila Piastro, Intersectional Action Officer, A Jewish Contribution to an Inclusive Europe (CEJI)
Malika Hamidi, Postdoctoral researcher, Université Saint Louis
Isabela Mihalach, Senior Policy Officer, European Roma Grassroots Organisations Network (ERGO)
Nourhene Mahmoudi, Policy and Advocacy advisor, European Network Against Racism (ENAR)
Malika Borbouse, Responsible for the Diversity Unit, Formation Education Culture (FEC); Belgian Confederation of Christian Trade Unions (CSC), Belgium
Wrap-up & closing remarks
Oumaya Amghar, MAGIC Project Officer, European Institute of the Mediterranean
Mariona Rico, MAGIC Project Manager, European Institute of the Mediterranean
Photographer: Javier Bernal Revert.