Last 3rd of November, François Moyse, president of the Association for the Preservation and Promotion of Jewish and European Culture and Heritage, participated as a speaker at the colloquium on Moroccan-Jewish culture held at the Council of Europe in Strasbourg, where he spoke about the missions of the AEPJ and its actions to promote initiatives that foster a better knowledge of European history and awareness of cultural diversity. The colloquim highlighted the dimension of “Living Together” and the intercultural dialogue: the model of Judeo-Moroccan culture.
It was organised at the initiative of the Enlarged Partial Agreement on Cultural Routes of the Council of Europe (EPA) in cooperation with the Consulate General of the Kingdom of Morocco in Strasbourg. On this occasion, speeches were given by Mr. Daniel HÖLTGEN, Special Representative of the Secretary General of the Council of Europe on anti-Semitic and anti-Muslim hate crimes; Mr. Matjaz GRUDEN, Director of Democratic Participation at the Council of Europe; Mr. Driss EL KAISSI, Consul General of the Kingdom of Morocco in Strasbourg; Ms. Aicha HADDOU, Director of the Moroccan Center for Interfaith Research and Training and Peacebuilding of the Rabita Mohammadia des Oulémas, Mr. Mohamed HATMI, Professor at the University Sidi Mohammed Ben Abdellah of Fez and Mr. François MOYSE himself. The meeting was moderated by Mr. Stefano DOMINIONI, EPA Executive Secretary and EICR Director.