** This discussion will take place in French with consecutive English translation. **
Bariza Khiari is former Vice-President of the French Senate and current President of the Islamic Culture Institute in Paris. She has recently been appointed by President Macron to represent France on the Board of the ALIPH Foundation aimed at promoting the protection of cultural heritage in conflict areas. Through her own journey from her childhood in Algiers to the highest responsibilities in France, Khiari will examine the questions of diversity and inclusion in Europe, focusing on the status of Islam in France, the French Left, as well as the “En Marche” movement and its impact on French and European politics.