Statement Attributable to the Spokesperson for the
High Representative for the United Nations Alliance of Civilizations
An MOU signed between UNAOC and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs
of the People’s Republic of China
Beijing – 14 May, 2017
Within the framework of the Road and Belt Forum currently held in Beijing, The United Nations Alliance of Civilizations (UNAOC) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the People’s Republic of China with the aim of strengthening friendly cooperation, and promoting dialogue and communication among civilizations under the “Silk Road Economic Belt” and the “21st century Economic Maritime Silk Road”.
The High Representative for UNAOC, Mr. Nassir Abdulaziz Al-Nasser and the Minister of Foreign Affairs of China, Mr. Wang Yi signed the (MOU) at the Great Hall of the People after holding bilateral talks that focused on exploring means of strengthening collaboration between UNAOC and the Government of the People’s Republic of China.
Meanwhile, The High Representative participated in one of the sessions titled “People-to-People Connectivity” at the Belt and Road Forum. The panel discussion aimed at giving momentum to the people-to-people bonds in partner countries with the aim of promoting mutual understanding and achieving common prosperity for all.