New York: The International Lab for Research and Leadership in Interfaith Cooperation and Coexistence was established on Wednesday by the Muslim World League in collaboration with Teachers College of Columbia University in New York.
Its founders declared that it aims to be a center of excellence for research, leadership and training to aid in the fight against all hatred and bigotry motivated by racial, religious or ethnic identity.
The Muslim World League has awarded a grant to support the Lab's work, which includes cutting-edge, empirically supported training programs to address bias in communities and educational settings, as well as support and promote ground-breaking research progress will be included. coexistence and cooperation.
Mohammed Al-Issa, Secretary General of the Muslim World League, Teachers College President Thomas Bailey, Timothy Cardinal Dolan, Senior Rabbi of Park East Synagogue Arthur Schneier, and members of the US Congress were among the dignitaries present at the project's signing ceremony.
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Al-Issa said the Muslim World League is committed to combating all forms of intolerance and hate speech.
“It is an honor for us to support the new International Laboratory for Research and Leadership in Interfaith Cooperation and Coexistence as it will strengthen the fight against prejudice and extremism and contribute to eradicating these issues through education and research.” young people before they can spread."