Read Out of the Meeting of the High Representative for UNAOC
with H.E. Mr. Sergey Lavrov,
Foreign Minister of the Russian Federation
Moscow – 19 January 2021
The High Representative for the United Nations Alliance of Civilizations (UNAOC), Mr. Miguel Moratinos, was received on Monday 18 January, 2021 by H.E. Mr. Sergey Lavrov, Foreign Minister of the Russian Federation. They both discussed the work of UNAOC and avenues of collaboration particularly in the area of strengthening interreligious dialogue across the faith spectrum and achieving harmony in diverse societies.
The Russian Federation will host a global conference on interreligious and interethnic dialogue in May 2022 with the participation of Heads of State, parliaments and representatives of world religions. The Interparliamentary Union (IPU) will convene the conference with the Russian Federation with UNAOC taking the lead in shaping substantive contributions to the conference with support from the Department of Political and Peacebuilding Affairs (DPPA) and the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO).