The 9th UNAOC Forum in Fes is an opportunity for intercultural and interreligious dialogue

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The World Forum of the United Nations Alliance of Civilizations (UNAOC), launched under the motto “Towards an Alliance for Peace: Living Together as One Humanity”, will host its 9th edition on 22nd and 23rd November at Fes Euromed. It will be held at the university (UEMF).

Presence of high-ranking representatives and officials from abroad. The purpose of this forum is to foster intercultural and interfaith dialogue, exchange and cooperation among participants in order to tackle major global challenges.

Held in the city of Fes, the 9th UNAOC Global Forum will bring together leaders and participants from over 150 countries to address many global issues and challenges, ranging from xenophobia, racism, discrimination, and radicalism to terrorism. provide an opportunity to address A particular focus on the African continent.

In this regard, Nasser Bourita, Minister of Foreign Affairs, African Cooperation and Moroccans Abroad, previously said: Its rightful place in collective action and global mobilization. It is no coincidence that the Kingdom of Morocco, and in particular the historic city of Fes, was chosen to host the 9th UNAOC World Forum».

Meanwhile, UNAOC High Representative and former Spanish Foreign Minister Miguel Angel Moratinos, who arrived in Fes this weekend, first of all, expressed her gratitude, saying: “Her Majesty King Mohammed VI and the Kingdom of Morocco have hosted this event. The world event in Fes was chosen for its ancestral character and spiritual symbolism,” he added, adding, “To host the 9th UNAOC World Forum in this historic city, Joint efforts by the United Nations and the Kingdom of Morocco will help ensure its success.”

Moratinos said: “Morocco is a country at a crossroads, and has lived through its history a variety of cultures and influences…The kingdom has always been an ‘oasis of peace and coexistence under the ‘leadership’ of Mohammed VI.

Additionally, the forum will include the participation of UN Secretary-General António Guterres, who arrived in Morocco on Monday accompanied by the UN’s official spokesperson and was greeted by the Kingdom’s Permanent Representative, Omar Hilal. to the United Nations.

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