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Uzbekistan-China lead UNGA Resolution for International Dialogue


New York, 12 June 2024 (TDI): The United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) has unanimously approved the resolution entitled “International Day of Dialogue Among Civilizations,” spearheaded by Uzbekistan and China.

This resolution designates June 10 as the International Day of Dialogue Among Civilizations, aiming to foster global understanding and cooperation.

On June 7, the UNGA approved a resolution entitled “International Day of Dialogue Among Civilizations” drafted by Uzbekistan and China.

More than 80 member countries co-sponsored the resolution, including all countries of Central Asia, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Bahrain, Hungary, Egypt, Indonesia, Iran, Qatar, Kuwait, Saudi Arabia, Malaysia, the UAE, Pakistan, Russia, and Türkiye.

Moreover, the document conceptually reflects the visions of the Leadership of Uzbekistan, underscored at the 78th session of the UN General Assembly (2023) and the Samarkand SCO Summit (2022) on the need to promote the spirit of solidarity in the name of common security and prosperity, the desire for constructive cooperation, as well as mobilizing the efforts of international communities to achieve peace and sustainable prosperity.

The document positively notes the contribution made by all cultures and civilizations to the enrichment of humanity, recognizing the importance of religious and cultural diversity in the world.

Moreover, it encouraged tolerance, respect, dialogue, and cooperation between different cultures and civilizations

The resolution decides to declare June 10 as the International Day of Dialogue among Civilizations to raise awareness of the value of the diversity of civilizations and promote dialogue, mutual respect, and global solidarity.

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Furthermore, it is worth recalling that on June 4, the UN General Assembly unanimously adopted a resolution initiated by Uzbekistan on the readiness of the countries of Central Asia to act as a united front and cooperate to effectively resolve and eliminate drug-related problems

On June 7, based on the results of a secret ballot, Uzbekistan received 185 votes from UN member states and, for the first time in its history, was elected to the UN Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) for the specified term.

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