Rights Council adopts resolution to foster Alliance of Civilizations

The Human Rights Council welcomed on Friday the appointment of a High Representative for the Alliance of Civilizations by the UN Secretary General in April 2007.

Rights Council adopts resolution to foster Alliance of Civilizations
In a resolution, presented by Pakistan (on behalf of the Organization of the Islamic Conference), Portugal (on behalf of the European Union), Spain, Turkey (74 countries) on the Alliance of Civilizations, and adopted by consensus, the Council recognized the valuable efforts within the framework of the Alliance of Civilizations initiative towards promotion of dialogue across cultures and civilizations.

The resolution invited the High Representative Jorge Sampaio to address the Council at the High Level Segment of its seventh session on the ongoing activities within the framework of the Alliance of Civilizations and particularly on the outcome of the First Annual Forum of the AoC as well as the level of progress achieved regarding the implementation plan for the term 2007-2009.

Spain announced that it will organize the first forum of that alliance on 15-16 January which will tackle issues pertaining to the youth in the world.

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