UPDATE ON MLT GLOBAL CONFERENCE:
The 2009 MLT global Conference is officially scheduled for January 15th – 18th in Doha, Qatar!
This event will include 300 participants from around the globe, and we are currently assessing potential attendees. For those of you who have not sent in your current MLT nomination form, please do so as soon as possible. In addition, we are seeking diverse representation from throughout the global Muslim community. If you know young Muslim leaders in the following countries, please send us their information or forward them the attached MLT nomination forms:
Algeria, Azerbaijan, Bangladesh, Cote d’Ivoire, Ethiopia, Indonesia, Kazakhstan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Morocco, Nigeria, Oman, Saudi Arabia, Tajikistan, Turkey, Uzbekistan, and Yemen
Thanks so much!
MLT Criteria and Expectations (pdf) | MLT Nomination Form (doc) | Sample MLT Nomination Form (pdf)
Fiyaz Mughal on BBC Radio - MLT, UK
Fiyaz Mughal talks about the Refugee Integration and Cohesive Communities project on BBC's Radio 4. October 5th, 2008.
Listen (at 10 minutes) | Cohesive Communities Final Report
Eboo Patel on the Economist - MLT, USA
Eboo Patel, the executive director of The Interfaith Youth Core, discusses religious extremism and why Osama Bin Laden did not build Al Qaeda on bake sales.
Click here to watch the interview on Economist.com
Ndeye Andujar Update - MLT, Spain
Ndeye Andujar was recently named director of www.webislam.com, the most important islamic website in Spanish.
In August, Ndeye participated in a Conference on Secularism and Religions (vis-à-vis fundamentalist violence) in the European parliament. See the video link below (click Ndeye Andujar in the list of participants).
Video | WebIslam.com
Arslan Iftikhar on NPR's Barbershop - MLT, USA
Arsalan Iftikhar, founder of TheMuslimGuy.com and a civil rights attorney, joins others in a discussion during Tell Me More on October 10th, 2008. The guys in the Barbershop sift this week's presidential debate that took place at Belmont University in Nashville, Tenn. And the candidates aren't the only ones to come under fire.
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