High-level Dialogue on Interreligious and Intercultural Understanding and Cooperation for Peace

The General Assembly, in its resolution 61/221 of 20 December 2006, (OP. 14) decided “to convene in 2007 a high-level dialogue on interreligious and intercultural cooperation for the promotion of tolerance, understanding and universal respect on matters of freedom of religion or belief and cultural diversity, in coordination with other similar initiatives in this area”.

In its resolution 61/269 of 25 May 2007, the General Assembly decided to hold the High-level Dialogue 4 and 5 October 2007, including an informal interactive hearing with representatives of civil society, including representatives of non-governmental organizations and the private sector, to be chaired by the President of the General Assembly. The hearing comprised two consecutive Panel discussion focused on the following:
- Challenges of Interreligious & Intercultural Cooperation Today
- Best Practices & Strategies for Interreligious & Intercultural Cooperation Going Forward



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