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Welfare: conference presents outcomes

Members of the Steering Committee at the "round" table

Welfare in the DIK: Steering Committee presents outcomes

The DIK Steering Committee, the supreme body of the German Islam Conference (DIK), met on 10 November 2015 for the second time this year

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German Islam Conference in its current stage

Diagram showing DIK structure with steering committee and working committee

Overview: The DIK 2014-2016

The German Islam Conference (DIK) entered its third round in this legislative period, for which its format has been overhauled. The main changes are summarised here.

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What has been achieved in the second stage (2010-2013)?

Last preperations ahead of the meeting.

What has been happening in the German Islam Conference since 2006?

On 7 May 2013, the plenary session of the German Islam Conference met for the final time in the current legislative period. The question of the future was raised and the meeting also considered the DIK’s achievements to date.

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Results and Documents

bunte Punkte

Deutsche Islam Konferenz_en Interim report 2012 from the working group "Prevention work with young people"

Tackling anti-Muslim prejudice is a particular focus of the Prevention working group in addition to the themes of anti-Semitism and Islamism in the sense of religious extremism.

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Group photo taken from above

Deutsche Islam Konferenz_en The German Islam Conference’s programme of work – ambitious and with a practical focus

On 17 May 2010, the plenary meeting of the German Islam Conference approved the programme of work for the second phase of the Conference (DIK). Read more about the new tasks the Conference (DIK) has set itself.

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Retrospect

Dr. Wolfgang Schäuble

Deutsche Islam Konferenz_en Background: from an initiative to a common goal

The German Minister of the Interior at the time, Dr Wolfgang Schäuble, convened the German Islam Conference in 2006 and, in so doing, created a national context for managing relations between the German state and Muslims in Germany.

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Eight young people hold the German flag

Deutsche Islam Konferenz_en Common values as a foundation

After debating repeatedly from 2006 till 2008, the members of the 1st stage of German Islam Conference (DIK) ave agreed on a common set of basic values and a mutual understanding of "integration".

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current issues

Hamburg's Ramadan Pavilion at night with illumination.

Muslims in Germany Fasting, empathising, exchanging views - the many aspects of Ramadan

Most people know Ramadan as the month during which Muslims are not allowed to eat or drink during the day. But what actually happens after the fast is broken? Muslims in Germany demonstrate that there is more to know about this month.

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range of topics

Während eines Songs: Defne Şahin schaut zu Boden und erhöht die melancholische Wirkung des Liedes.

Muslims in Germany "Living, solitary and free..."

Saturday evening, in a small concert hall somewhere in the middle of Germany. Defne Şahin and her fellow musicians prepare for the sound check and tune their instruments. The young singer with the long dark curls stands...

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Portraits

several men having a disucssion

The Father Whisperer of Neukölln

Kazim Erdogan has won many awards for his self-help group for Turkish men, most recently the "Panterpreis" awarded by the taz newspaper. The message of the "Fathers' Group" is that macho sayings are not helpful.

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Portrait of Erika Theißen

Active in society with a headscarf -
Interview with Erika Theissen

In 1996 Erika Theissen was founder of the Muslim Women's Meeting and Educational Centre. Here she talks about wearing the headscarf and the work of the Centre.

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