King Mohammed VI. Address a Message to participants at the 9th World Forum of the United Nations Alliance of Civilizations (UNAOC), November 22-23, Fez.
By holding a forum in an African country, UNAOC “sends a strong signal of continuity and universality” and “strives around a common goal of working towards an ‘alliance of peace’ and common goals.” unite Together in the name of a “single humanity,” said the Sovereign. The King recalled that Morocco “had the privilege and honour of being one of his founding members of the Alliance”.
The sovereign expressed confidence that the meeting would bring the expected added value. Today we expand the path paved by all those who have worked for the League of Civilizations’ influence and importance. welcome,” he claimed.
King Muhammad VI believed that “the present situation is marked by a revival of the very causes that had their origins in the formation of the League of Civilizations”, and that the daily threat to coexistence, “extremes and, the instrumentalization of religion, the socially disturbing “populism”, and the “signature withdrawal revival” of Covid-19. vector”. In his opinion, this dialogue should be “inter-civilizational, that is, inclusive, and It must be relevant to humanity in all its components”, “intergenerational” and “intercontinental, not ethnocentric”.
Sovereign also recalled that Morocco was “in the midst of all the struggles of the organization”. First, for the same reasons as its identity: Morocco is an African tributary, Andalusian, Hebrew and Mediterranean. Told. At this very special moment in history. “We have to think about something essential: living together. There is no point in carrying out a great project unless it transcends this initial bond of living together in the name of a single humanity that holds man in its heart,” he concluded.