Trade in the Arabo-Muslim world

Slaves' caravan © UNESCO

The international seminar on "Cultural interactions generated by the slave trade and slavery in the Arab-Muslim World" has been organized by UNESCO (17-19 May 2007, Rabat and Marrakech, Morocco) in the framework of the Slave Route Project, in cooperation with the Moroccan National Commission for UNESCO and the UNESCO Office Rabat.

This international encounter aimed to reinforce the activities of the project in lesser-studied regions, in particular the Arab–Muslim World.

The Colloquium brought together experts from sub-Saharan Africa, the Maghreb and the Middle East, selected on the basis of their expertise and experience in issues related to the slave trade and slavery in this part of the world.

Please find bellow the final report of this meeting a some of the interventions presented during the Conference:

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