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Cooperative arrangement signed between the Islamic Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization and the International Organization of La Francophonie

On November 25, 2008, the Islamic Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization (ISESCO) and the International Organization of La Francophonie (OIF) signed a cooperative agreement that includes joint efforts in the fields of culture, education, training, water resources, renewable energy, and better dialogue between cultures and civilizations. The ISESCO press release indicates that the agreement includes plans for an international conference on civilization and cultural diversity to be held in Kairouan in May, during celebrations in honor of Kairouan as the 2009 capital of Islamic culture.

The agreement was cosigned on behalf of the Islamic Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization by its General Director, Dr. Abdulaziz Othman Altwaijri, and on behalf of the International Organization of La Francophonie by its director, Mr. Clément Duhaime.

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