Convivencia

A blog by
Miguel Ángel Moratinos

High Representative for the United Nations Alliance of Civilizations

Mr. Miguel Ángel Moratinos is the High Representative for the United Nations Alliance of Civilizations (UNAOC). In this blog, he regularly shares his vision for the work of UNAOC, as well as his thoughts, ideas, and observations about current global events.

Auschwitz: Humanity’s Hell

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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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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En defensa de la diplomacia

En defensa de la diplomacia

Publicado en Política Exterior, mayo/junio de 2023 En un contexto de crisis del multilateralismo y ante un mundo crecientemente fragmentado, es preciso reivindicar la diplomacia como medio de relación con ‘los otros’, instrumento de prevención de conflictos y creación...

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3rd High-Level Counter-Terrorism Week

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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‘Prayer for Peace’ Moment

‘Prayer for Peace’ Moment

Remarks by Mr. Miguel Ángel Moratinos, the High Representative for UNAOC at the 'Prayer for Peace' moment, United Nations Headquarters, New York Mr. Secretary-General, Distinguished religious leaders and honorable guests, It is difficult to speak after listening to...

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OIC 49th Session of the Council of Foreign Ministers

OIC 49th Session of the Council of Foreign Ministers

Remarks by H.E. Miguel Ángel Moratinos, the High Representative for the United Nations Alliance of Civilizations, at the special session on combating Islamophobia during the OIC 49th Session of the Council of Foreign Ministers in Nouakchott, Mauritania (originally published on www.unaoc.org).

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International Day to Combat Islamophobia

International Day to Combat Islamophobia

Remarks by Mr. Miguel Ángel Moratinos, High Representative for the United Nations Alliance of Civilizations, at the Special High-level Event to Commemorate the International Day to Combat Islamophobia in the UN headquarters in New York (originally published on www.unaoc.org).

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Basta Ya: Enough Is Enough

"Basta ya: Enough is enough": this cry went viral in Spain in the 1990s and 2000s to confront the barbarity of ETA terrorism. Today we should recover it to stop the odious and condemnable wave of terrorist attacks perpetrated in religious sites. In March 2019, the...

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Basta ya

“Basta ya”: este grito fue viral para hacer frente a la locura y barbarie del terrorismo de ETA en la España de los años 90 y 2000. Hoy deberíamos recuperarlo para parar la odiosa y condenable ola de atentados terroristas perpetrados en lugares de culto.

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La Méditerranée 25 ans plus tard

La Méditerranée 25 ans plus tard

La Déclaration de Barcelone marque une étape importante dans un projet de paix et de prospérité pour toute la région. Le 28 novembre 1995 est l’une des étapes les plus importantes de la diplomatie espagnole et européenne. La Déclaration de Barcelone a été signée à...

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The Mediterranean 25 years later

The Mediterranean 25 years later

The Barcelona Declaration marks a milestone in a project of peace and prosperity for the whole region. November 28, 1995, will be marked as one of the most important milestones in Spanish and European diplomacy. The Barcelona Declaration was signed on that date. It...

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El Mediterráneo 25 años después

El Mediterráneo 25 años después

La Declaración de Barcelona marca un hito en un proyecto de paz y prosperidad para toda la región. El 28 de noviembre de 1995 quedará marcado como uno de los hitos de mayor trascendencia de la diplomacia española y europea. Se firmaba en esa fecha la Declaración de...

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CONVIVENCIA

A blog by Mr. Miguel Ángel Moratinos

HIGH REPRESENTATIVE FOR THE UNITED NATIONS ALLIANCE OF CIVILIZATIONS

Mr. Miguel Ángel Moratinos is the High Representative for the United Nations Alliance of Civilizations (UNAOC). In this blog, he regularly shares his vision for the work of UNAOC, as well as his thoughts, ideas, and observations about current global events.