IRI in cooperation with the International Foundation for Tolerance and the Aleksandër Xhuvani” University of Elbasan, organized for the first time the forum on “Tolerance Beyond Culture” on 14 and 15 of June 2022.
This forum gathered scholars, community workers, experts of civil society and other stakeholders in a discussion promoting values of tolerance, co-existence and harmony.
Dr Arben Ramkaj, Executive Director of IRI in his opening remarks highlighted the importance of building bridges among different cultures and mentioned the positive example of Albania as a beacon of harmony of cultures that have been present here throughout history.
In his welcoming speech, the Rector of the University, Prof. Dr. Skender Topi, stressed the importance of creating activities dedicated to tolerance and culture, also mentioning the recently undertaken projects for the recognition of joint degrees with partner universities, thus enabling growth of student academic quality.
During the meeting, appreciation prizes were distributed to the guests.