H.E. Mr. Nassir Abdulaziz Al-Nasser
High Representative for the United Nations Alliance of Civilizations
On March 1st, 2013, H.E. Mr. Nassir Abdulaziz Al-Nasser assumed the post of High Representative for the United Nations Alliance of Civilizations. Prior to that, Mr. Nassir Abdulaziz Al-Nasser assumed the Presidency of the Sixty-Sixth session of the United Nations General Assembly from September 13, 2011 to September 17, 2012. A veteran diplomat, Mr. Al-Nasser has the rank of Minister, granted by His Highness the Emir of the State of Qatar.
Group of Friends
The Alliance benefits from a political support of the Group of Friends, a community of countries and international organizations which actively promotes the Alliance’s objectives and work at the global, regional and local levels, as well as worldwide. The Group is a driving force of UNAOC and plays a vital role in the UNAOC’s strategic planning and implementation process. Through a broad dialogue-based and consensus-building approach, the UNAOC High Representative seeks the input, advice and support of the Group of Friends’ members on all key aspects of the UNAOC’s activities and its mandate.
The UNAOC High Representative is establishing the UNAOC Advisory Council of eminent personalities to provide guidance to all UNAOC activities. The Council will consist of leaders from the business sector, academia, the arts and literature, politics and religion.