Statement Attributable to
the Spokesperson for the High Representative for
the United Nations Alliance of Civilizations (UNAOC)
on the occasion Ramadan
New York – 23 April, 2020
As Muslims around the world get ready to observe the holy month of Ramadan starting on 24 April, The High Representative for the United Nations Alliance of Civilizations (UNAOC), Mr. Miguel Moratinos conveys his warmest wishes to all Muslims for a blessed and peaceful month.
This is the text of his message :
“On behalf of the United Nations Alliance of Civilizations, I wish all Muslims around the world a blessed and peaceful month. This holy month reminds us of the noble values inherent in Islam such as compassion and empathy.
Let us take inspiration from this spirit and remember with kindness the vulnerable, the poor and the marginalized. Islam calls for unity and peace. So let us stand together in solidarity as ‘One Humanity’ in these trying times and strive to build a peaceful world where no one is left behind. Ramadan Kareem.”