The United Nations General Assembly on Tuesday adopted a draft resolution “International Year of Dialogue as a Guarantee of Peace, 2023”, which was submitted by Turkmenistan.
The draft resolution, presented by Turkmenistan under agenda item 14 "Culture of Peace", was considered during 45th plenary session of the 77th session of the UN General Assembly, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Turkmenistan said in its Thursday press release.
“After discussions, this resolution was adopted by consensus. The resolution was co-sponsored by 68 member countries of the Organization," the statement said.
The Foreign Ministry said the document reflects the fundamental objectives and principles of the UN Charter, especially the obligation to resolve disputes by peaceful means and the determination to save succeeding generations from the scourge of war. The resolution reaffirms that inclusive dialogue in its various manifestations plays an important role in strengthening relations and cooperation between states.
Introducing the draft resolution, the delegation of Turkmenistan highlighted that Turkmenistan will host the International Conference "Dialogue - Guarantee of Peace" on December 11. The event is expected to provide a platform for a broad exchange of views on the themes addressed in the resolution and lay the groundwork for launching a campaign in the name of dialogue as a guarantee of peace in 2023.
The Turkmen delegation invited all member countries and agencies of the United Nations to take an active part in the upcoming conference in Turkmenistan.