Convivencia Archive

This is the archives of “Convivencia”, a blog by Mr. Miguel Ángel Moratinos, United Nations Under-Secretary General and High Representative for the United Nations Alliance of Civilizations (UNAOC).

Auschwitz: El Infierno de la Humanidad

El pasado 23 de enero realicé mi primera visita a Auschwitz. Y fue una experiencia inolvidable. Es uno de esos momentos que se quedan grabados para siempre y que obligan a pensar en el sentido de la vida. Al recorrer tanto Auschwitz I como Auschwitz II-Birkenau, la...

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Auschwitz: Humanity’s Hell

It was as if Mother Nature had conspired to make the weather suitably cold, gloomy and unpleasant on 23 January – the day I made my first visit to Auschwitz. The sombre conditions were an apt backdrop for my tour through the camp set up by the German Nazis during the...

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El retorno de las civilizaciones

Fue una sorpresa positiva recorrer el nuevo museo de Louvre en Abu Dhabi, magníficamente diseñado y realizado por el gran arquitecto francés Jean Nouvel, para constatar la fuerza creativa de las distintas civilizaciones de la humanidad. Todas ellas están representadas...

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The Return of Civilizations

I was pleasantly surprised when visiting the new Louvre Museum in Abu Dhabi, magnificently designed, and created by the great French architect Jean Nouvel to prove the creative force of the world’s diverse civilizations. All of them are represented in this imaginative...

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Theophano Prize Ceremony in Thessaloniki, Greece

Remarks by Mr. Miguel Moratinos, High Representative for the United Nations Alliance of Civilizations (UNAOC), Upon receiving the Theophano Prize on Behalf of the United Nations Secretary-General Thessaloniki, 9 November 2023 Your Excellency, Mr. Margaritis Schinas,...

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2nd Global Dialogue on Artificial Intelligence

Remarks by USG Miguel Moratinos High Representative for UNAOC at the "2nd Global Dialogue: Towards the World of OneHumanity – The Role of Artificial Intelligence" Friday, 20 October 2023 Human Rights and Alliance of Civilizations Room Palais des Nations, Geneva,...

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Nizami Ganjavi 26th High-level Meeting

Remarks by the High Representative for UNAOC At the Nizami Ganjavi 26th High-level Meeting "Shaping the Future : Rebooting Multilateralism" 20 September 2023 – 9:00 am, New York Excellencies, Distinguished guests, It is always a great honor to be addressing such a...

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CT Week Side Event ‘Towards a Terrorism-free Society’

Remarks by H.E. Mr. Miguel Ángel Moratinos, Under-Secretary-General and High Representative for UNAOC at the Counter-Terrorism Week Side Event "Towards a Terrorism-Free Society: Peaceful Co-Existence for the Promotion of Tolerance and Mutual Respect in Combating...

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3rd High-Level Counter-Terrorism Week

Remarks by Mr. Miguel Ángel Moratinos, Under-Secretary-General and High Representative for UNAOC, at the 3rd High-Level Counter-Terrorism Week "SESSION II: Building Effective and Resilient Member States’ Institutions in the Evolving Global Terrorism Landscape" 19 June...

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