The Islamic World Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization (ICESCO) held a second coordination meeting with several professors representing prominent universities from different countries. The meeting comes in preparation for the launch of ICESCO Chairs Project, as part of the Organization’s new vision and strategy.
Dr. Mohamed Zinelabidine, Director of the Sector of Culture, and Mr. Nassim Mohaned Amer, Director of Programs at the Sector, represented ICESCO in the videoconference on Tuesday, December 22. During the meeting, Dr. Zinelabidine reaffirmed the need to adopt a comprehensive and multi-faceted approach that involves all parties in the renewal of thought, science, and heritage in the Islamic world.
The meeting featured the presentation of Dr. Tawfiq Hamoum, the nominee for the presidency of ICESCO Chair, “Heritage and Sustainable Development” at the University of Guelma in Algeria. The Chair will focus on safeguarding heritage and ensuring its preservation for future generations.
The meeting also featured the presentation of Dr. Abdelrahman Tankoul, the nominee for the presidency of ICESCO Chair on Arts, Science, and Civilizations at the Euro-Mediterranean University in Fez.
Dr. Dima Hamdan, from the Lebanese University, also attended the meeting along with; Dr. Fathi Triki from the University of Tunis; and Dr. Iliane Chrion from Université Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne. The videoconference also brought together Dr. Sanaa Ghouati from Ibn Tofail University; Dr. Boubakr Diop from Cheikh Anta Diop University in Dakar, Senegal; Dr. Sandra Rey from the Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul; and Dr. Benjamin Brou from Lille University in France.