The Lisbon Forum 2015 with a focus on the theme “How to fight radicalization and terrorism: prevention mechanisms and shared knowledge in the European Mediterranean area”, kicked off with more than 50 speakers and a total of 250 participants from 40 countries.
The Forum in it’s 21st edition, is organized by Council of Europe’s North-South Centre, based in Lisbon, in cooperation with the Aga Khan Development Network and the Anna Lindh Foundation and has been held at the Ismaili Centre since 2009.
The former President of the Portuguese Republic, Jorge Sampaio, the winner of the North-South Prize and adviser to the King of Morocco, André Azoulay, the new Secretary of State for European Affairs, Margarida Marques, Director-General of the Council of Democracy Europe, Snezana Samardzic-Markovic, and Nazim Ahmad, the Resident Representative of the Aga Khan Development Network to Portugal and the Lusophone countries are some of the speakers at the international Lisbon Forum 2015 meeting. Alaa Murabit, founder and president of the association “The Voice of Libyan Women” delivered the opening session’s address.
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