ALBABTAIN Foundation establishes the International Committee for dialogue and consensus (ICDC), which is a permanent body comprising a group of intellectuals and politicians and peace activists defending freedom, wealth of human life and dignity. / * Free Arabic language Course starts in the 6th of march 2015 targeted to participants of the master European Citizenship and Mediterranean Integration , it is also open for other University students, it ends in July 2015, there will be a training part of this course in one of the Arab countries.

Introduction


The Euro Arab Institute for Dialogue between cultures was founded on the 20th of June 2012 at the headquarters of the European Parliament in Brussels by four organizations, which are: the Al-Babtain Foundation (Kuwait), the Centre of excellence Altiero Spinelli, CeAS (Italy), the Foundation of Mediterranean Studies (Tunisia), and Meseuro - Centre for Mediterranean Europe Studies (Belgium),


The Inauguration ceremony took place in Rome, at the University “Roma Tre”, on the 9th of November 2012. To the ceremony participated:  the President of the Tunisian National Assembly,  Mr. Mustapha Ben Jaafar, the first Vice President of the European Parliament, Mr. Gianni Pitella, the State Secretary of European Affairs of Tunisia,  Mr. Touhami Abdouli,  the UN High Representative for the Alliance of Civilizations, Mr. Jorge Sampaio, the Arab Gran Poet and President of “Foundation Abdulaziz Saud Al-Babtain’s Prize for Poetic Creativity”, Mr. Abdulaziz Al-Babtain, the President of the University “Roma Tre”, Prof. Guido Fabiani,  the President of Centre of excellence Altiero Spinelli (CeAS), Prof. Luigi Moccia, and the Director General of the Arab League Educational Cultural and Scientific Organization (ALECSO), Mr. Mohamedd Aziz Ben Achour.  At the presence of a large audience of ambassadors, local authorities, journalists, media reporters, and university students,  Mr. Abdulaziz Al-Babtain inaugurated officially the Institute, delivering the inaugural lecture.