9th Doha Interfaith Conference
24 to 26 October 2011
Social Media and Inter-Religious Dialogue: A New Relationship
The Emergence of Communication Technology, History and Development.
1 – Overview of the means, sites, services and uses of social communication
2 – Use of the means of social communication in sophisticated dialogue tool
3 – How to serve the means of communication in dialogue between individuals and groups using new technologies.
Optimal Use of the Social Communication:
1 – Time and effort provided and freedom of opinion and expression guaranteed for all users with the need to respect this freedom.
2 – The importance of the means of social communication in the creation of communication and cooperation between the centers of interfaith dialogue and those interested and working in this domain.
3 – Interfaith dialogue centers benefit from these means in creating a suitable environment for co-existence among followers of religions.
The Pros and Cons of the Social Communication tools and Reflection on the Activities of Interfaith Dialogue:
1 – How have the means of social communication participated in the weakening of traditions and customs and reducing social relations?
2 – The misuse of social networking sites among the religious communities.
3 – The ethics of the use of the new technology.
Making active of the Use of social communication in serving interfaith dialogue issues
1 – The effect of the use of modern communication technology and links to developments in the arenas of liberalization and change in Arab countries.
2 – How can we move the dialogue closer to the young people through this technology?
3 – The emergence of social networking sites have led to a quantum leap in the free expression of the views of young people. Example of successful experiences (the Egyptian and Tunisian ones).
Develop religious frameworks and ethical regulations to protect society from the misuse of social networking tools
1 – The challenges of harnessing information and communication technology for the purpose of constructive dialogue.
2 – How to prepare and qualify individuals religiously for the use of social networking sites in the renaissance of community development.
3 – The need for a Global Code of Conduct for not insulting the sanctities and religions: Religious perspective.