Statement Attributable to the Spokesperson for the High-Representative for the United Nations Alliance of Civilizations
New York – September 30, 2013
The High Representative for the United Nations Alliance of Civilizations (UNAOC), Mr. Nassir Abdelaziz Al-Nasser held talks today with H.E. Dr. Nabil Al Araby, Secretary General of the League of Arab States (LAS). They both discussed issues of mutual interest between UNAOC and LAS and means of enhancing their strategic cooperation.
Last Friday, the Ministerial meeting of UNAOC adopted a declaration by consensus at the Alliance Group of Friends annual meeting which alluded to the regional efforts in promoting the culture of peace, including through the League of Arab States. In this context, Mr. Al Nasser and Mr. Al-Araby agreed on the need to revise and renew the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) signed between UNAOC and LAS in 2008 in Madrid.