The Fez Summit – Radical Middle Way

The Fez Summit website

The Fez Summit will bring together leading scholars and thinkers to reiterate the orthodox message of Islam – that of mercypeaceco-existence and justice . It is about strengthening and magnifying the mainstream voice of Islam which is against all forms of extremism, anarchy and chaos.

The issues to tackled included:

  1. Means and methods of creating an alliance of the middle way that is robust, pro-active and scholarly-driven
  2. Understanding all forms of extremism and how best to respond to them
  3. How to cope in a diverse world through reclaiming and implementing the Islamic understanding of adab al-ikhtilaf (etiquettes of difference).
  4. Challenges poised by climate change, social cohesion and peaceful coexistence.
  5. Challenges and opportunities of Islam in the West and the prospects for majority-minority engagement.

The keypoints from the conference have published and can be viewed here

Follow the Fez Summit Live blog for day to day videos, pictures and news from the Summit.