Your Excellency Mr. Nassir Abdulaziz Al-Nasser, President of the General Assembly, Your Excellency Mr. Jacob Zuma, President of South Africa,
Distinguished Heads of State and Government, Excellencies,
UN High Commissioner, Navi Pillay, for Human Rights, Ladies and Gentlemen,
Ten years ago, in adopting the Durban Declaration and Programme of Action against Racism, the international community acknowledged that no country could claim to be free of discrimination and intolerance.
Ten years later, this is still the case.
Certainly we have come a long way.