Dieng explained that the United Nations highly appreciates the efforts exerted by the Forum for Promoting Peace in Muslim Societies to promote tolerance and coexistence among people, which involve scientific and knowledge-based activities consistent with contemporary humanitarian standards and ethical and religious standards. He added that United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres is closely following the efforts exerted by His Excellency Shaykh Abdallah Bin Bayyah, President of the Forum, which include the promotion of tolerance, peace and happy coexistence in the world.
Undersecretary-General Adama Dieng is taking part in the fourth annual Forum for promoting Peace in Muslim Societies, which was inaugurated yesterday in Abu Dhabi. The event, held under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, was attended by His Highness Sheikh Nahyan bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, Minister of Tolerance, alongside an elite of academics, intellectuals and scholars from around the world.
The annual Forum for Promoting Peace in Muslim Societies in its fourth edition, tackles the theme "Global Peace and Fear of Islam – Countering the Spread of Extremism”.