Islam & Women Conference

Nov 04, 2017


Conference “Islam and Women” will be held on Tuesday, November 7th, room A1G2 from 09:30 to 12:00, in the European Parliament in Brussels.

Open to the various political groups in the Parliament, as well as to the media, NGOs and think tanks, this conference aims to present best practices in promoting individual freedoms and gender equality through the unique stories of Muslim women active in politics, religion, the civil society and business.

Registration by email: RSVP to If you require access to the European Parliament, please indicate your full name, date of birth, ID/passport number and nationality.



09:30 – 09:35 Welcome address
Amjad Bashir MEP, ECR Group, United Kingdom

09:35 – 09:50 Supporting Statements
Stefano Maullu MEP, EPP Group, Italy
Wajid Khan MEP, S&D Group, United Kingdom
Fabio Massimo Castaldo MEP, EFDD Group, Italy

09:50 – 10:05 KEYNOTE SPEECH Dr Syed Kamall MEP, ECR Group Chairman, UK

10:05 – 11:30 Panel discussion
Moderator: Amjad Bashir MEP, ECR Group, United Kingdom
Imen Ben Mohamed MP, Ennahda Party, Tunisia
Seyran Ates, lawyer and activist, Germany
Imam Qari Asim MBE, United Kingdom
Souad Adnane, PhD student, Consultant at World Bank, Morocco
Nouran Salah, activiste, Egypt

11:30 – 12:00 Q&A

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