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International Islamic Unity Conference (Iran)

The International Islamic Unity Conference is an international conference which is held every year during the Islamic Unity week in Tehran, Iran, and is organized by “the World Forum for Proximity of Islamic Schools of Thought”. The main target of the conference is devising the ways of unity for Islamic world, and likewise sympathy/consultation between scholars and scientists in order to approach their viewpoints in intended fields. The subjects of its meetings are determined based on divergent issues/problems of Islamic world. The meeting is kicked off with the attendance of many scholars, religious thinkers and prominent figures from diverse countries.[1][2]

International Islamic Unity Conference in Iran
GenreReligious/politic conference
Location(s)Tehran
CountryIslamic Republic of Iran
Inaugurated1987 (1987)
Most recent2016 (2016)
Organized bythe World Forum for Proximity of Islamic Schools of Thought
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BackgroundEdit

The First International Islamic Unity Conference was inaugurated in 1987 in Tehran, Iran. After holding the 4th Islamic unity conference which was organized by Islamic Promotions Organization of Iran, then Ayatollah Khamenei as the supreme leader of Iran ordered to establish “the World Forum for Proximity of Islamic Schools of Thought”, since then, the conference is organized by the mentioned forum.[3][4]


Members/GuestsEdit

A number of well-known figures from all over the globe are taken part in the event. On the whole, the participants (as the members/guests) include Islamic scholars, ministers of Islamic countries, clerics, intellectuals, representatives of scientific/cultural organizations and other significant individuals from different countries of the world. For instance, at the 29th Islamic unity conference there were over 600 prominent figures from Iran (as the host) and 70 countries from around the globe who participated in the meeting.[3][5][6]

The 30th conferenceEdit

The 30th Islamic unity conference was opened by president Rouhani, speech under the banner of "Unity, Necessity of Countering Takfiri movements" in Tehran, on 15 December 2016 with participation of diverse participants from different countries, such as: China, Iraq, UK, Malaysia, Indonesia, Lebanon, Thailand, Australia, Russia and so on, including more than domestic and foreign guests, several scholars and likewise 220 famous figures from different countries of the world took part in the conference. Additionally, the 31st international Islamic unity conference was held on 4-6 Dec 2017 in Tehran.[7][8]

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ International Islamic Unity Conference Kicks off in Tehran english.almanar.com.lb Retrieved 1 December 2017
  2. ^ Tehran hosts 28th Islamic unity conferencewww.iran-daily.com
  3. ^ a b "(The 29th conference), Muslims unity pivotal in fight against violence: Iran's president". theiranproject.com. 2 December 2017.
  4. ^ Endeavor for 150 years in order to proximity of Islamic thoughts Retrieved 30 December 2017
  5. ^ 30th International Islamic Unity Conference kicks off in Tehran Retrieved 2 December 2017
  6. ^ The opening of the 30th international Islamic unity conference held tasnimnews.com
  7. ^ 30th Islamic unity conference kicked off www.taghribnews.com
  8. ^ 31st International Islamic Unity Conference www.iribnews.ir