Forum for Intercultural Dialogue made some achievements in the fields of intercultural dialogue in December 2013 and January 2014; the most prominent of which are the following:
1- In the field of establishing societal peace, especially in Upper Egypt Governorates, CEOSS FID held two meetings in December 14th & 15th, 2013, under the title: “Towards establishing societal peace – A new vision for the post revolution society”. They were held in Minya and Assuit. The Forum cooperated with both Minya and Assuit Governorates and the Egyptian Family House. Around 500 of the political, executive and public leaders attended the two meetings, along with a great number of writers, intellectuals, Muslim and Christian leaders, journalists and media professionals.
2- The Program of Young Academics held four workshops in December and January, under the title: “The role of young academics in developing the Program of Young Academics within the post revolution framework”. These workshops were held in the governorates where the program was applied: Cairo, Alexandria, Minya and Beni Suef. The workshops aimed at the cooperation of young academics in the evaluation and planning of the future of Young Academics Program, run by FID, CEOSS after the revolution of June 30, 2013.
3- On January 9, 2014, Forum for Intercultural Dialogue organized a conference under the title, “the Constitution of 2014… why”?”. The meeting was attended by Dr. Amr Mousa, Dr. Ahmed El Baradei and Rev. Dr. Andrea Zaki along with 700 intellectuals and opinion makers, the Fifty Committee (of the Constitution), sects’ representatives, religious leaders, academics, media, and NGOs from various governorates of Egypt.
4- The Forum organized 3 workshops in January 8, 2014, under the title: “Awareness of the New Constitution – the Constitution of New Egypt”. Eighty seven participants of religious leaders and NGOs from Minya, Beni Suef and Cairo Governorates attended these workshops.
5- The Forum held a conference in Luxor, under the title, “The new constitution for a new society”, from January 31 until February 1, 2014. Out of responsibility of positive participation in the coming stages, which contributes to the prosperity and development of the Egyptian society, the Forum for Intercultural Dialogue organized the conference to discuss issues of poverty, governance and societal dialogue. 143 participants attended the conference, representing the Upper Egypt Governorates (Minya, Assiut, Quena, Luxor and Aswan).