Muslim world on agenda
People with an interest in contemporary issues relating to New Zealand’s relationship with the Muslim world are invited to register for the first World Muslim Forum conference.
The Office of Ethnic Affairs is calling for people from diverse backgrounds to join in the free conference on November 23.
The event is taking place at Aotea Square and features an open address from minister Judith Collins and a keynote speech from Irfan Yusuf.
Mr Yusuf is a Sydney lawyer, humorist and columnist. His 2009 comic memoir Once Were Radicals: My Years As A Teenage Islamo-fascist won the Iremonger Award for public issues writing.
The event is promoted by the Islamic Association of New Zealand.
Closing commentary will be presented by TV3 journalist Ali Ikram.