New York, 10 December 2022 (TDI): The United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) adopted Turkmenistan’s proposed resolution during the 45th plenary meeting of the 77th session held on December 6, 2022.

During the meeting, the General Assembly first evaluated Turkmenistan’s draft resolution “International Year of Dialogue as a Guarantee of Peace, 2023” under agenda item 14 “Culture of Peace.”

Presenting the resolution, the Turkmen delegation emphasized that the President of Turkmenistan will present the global initiative; “Dialogue is a Guarantee of Peace” for the first time in December 2021.

It will be presented during the International Conference “Policy of Peace and Trust – the Foundation of International Security, Stability, and Development.”

Moreover, the Turkmen delegation noted that the draft resolution “International Year of Dialogue as a Guarantee of Peace, 2023” was developed following extensive consultations among UN member countries.

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It has been drafted after taking into account all constructive opinions and proposals. The document reflects the UN Charter’s fundamental purposes and principles.

Most notably, it reflects the obligation to settle disputes peacefully and the determination to save coming generations from the menace of war.

Likewise, the draft resolution affirms that integrated dialogue, in its various forms, is important in reinforcing collaboration among member states.

Along these lines, the Turkmen delegation, while presenting the draft, highlighted the fact that Turkmenistan will host the International Conference “Dialogue is a Guarantee of Peace” on December 11, this year.

It will do so to provide a forum for a broad exchange of viewpoints on the topics covered in the resolution and lay the groundwork for the launch of the 2023 Global Campaign for Dialogue as a Guarantee of Peace.

Turkmenistan’s delegation invited all United Nations member countries and agencies to participate actively in the upcoming Forum.

It is pertinent to note that this resolution was approved by unanimous agreement following discussions. It was co-sponsored by 68 of the Organization’s member countries.