The third edition of the Conference whose focus were on ethnic and religious based violence in the Middle East region was organized by the Belgian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Cooperation in Brussels and headed by his representative, Didier Reynders and his Lebanese counterpart, Gebran Bassil.

The Ambassador of Equatorial Guinea, Carmelo Nvono-Ncá,, attended on behalf of our country to this critical meeting which sets the basis to properly adress the challenges related to heavy issue, given that this violence oriented to certain minorities keeps worrying the gathered stakeholders.

This international conference  gave the floor to the representatives of minorities at risk that are exposed to violences led by terrrorist groups such as ISIL, and helped to identify the suitable measures to ensure the safe return of those displaced communities and how best their protection for their ethnic and religious diversity should be granted.

This conference gathered high ranked officials such as various ministers, heads of international organizations and representatives of ethnic and religious minorities. The King of Belgium, Philip the first attended the breakfast foreseen with the participants

Belgium | Middle East

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