Director of the UNAOC Marc Scheuer speaks at launch of the Year for the Rapprochement of Cultures

 

Speaking on the occasion of the launch of the International Year for the Rapprochement of Cultures today, Marc Scheuer, Director of the UN Alliance of Civilizations, said: ““Rapprochement” is… about the challenge of ensuring that in our system of world governance, in our crucial debates, in the way we understand progress, the echoes of a growing number of cultures can be heard.” Opened by the President of the UN General Assembly, Dr. Ali Abdussalam Treki, the meeting was aimed at marking the International Year for the Rapprochement of Cultures and the projects aimed at building intercultural understanding that will be featured during this period. Marc Scheuer’s full speech is available here.

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