A/RES/60/10 held in Tirana on 9 and 10 December 2004, the meeting on Intercultural and Interreligious Dialogue for the South-East Asia and the-Pacific Region, held in Melbourne, Australia, from 12 to 14 April 2005, the initiative of Pakistan on “enlightened moderation”, endorsed by the Organization of the Islamic Conference, the International Conference on Environment, Peace and the Dialogue among Civilizations and Cultures, held in Tehran on 9 and 10 May 2005, the launch of the Alliance of Civilizations by the Secretary-General on 14 July 2005, the launch of the World Summit on Christian-Muslim Relations, to be held in Senegal in 2007, the Congress of Leaders of World and Traditional Religions, held triennially in Astana, the Asia-Europe Meeting Interfaith Dialogue on the theme “Building Interfaith Harmony within the International Community”, held in Bali, Indonesia, on 21 and 22 July 2005, 4 the Conference on Interfaith Cooperation for Peace: Enhancing Interfaith Dialogue and Cooperation Towards Peace in the Twenty-first Century, held at United Nations Headquarters on 22 June 2005, 5 and the Informal Meeting of Leaders on Interfaith Dialogue and Cooperation for Peace, held at United Nations Headquarters on 13 September 2005, 6 Recognizing the commitment of all religions to peace, 1. Affirms that mutual understanding and interreligious dialogue constitute important dimensions of the dialogue among civilizations and of the culture of peace; Takes note with appreciation of the work of the United Nations 2. Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization on interreligious dialogue in the context of its efforts to promote dialogue among civilizations, cultures and peoples, as well as activities related to a culture of peace, welcomes its focus on concrete action at both the global and the regional and subregional levels and its new flagship activity on the promotion of interfaith dialogue, and encourages relevant bodies of the United Nations to work closely with the Organization and coordinate their efforts in this regard; Invites the Secretary-General to continue to bring the promotion of 3. interreligious dialogue to the attention of all Governments, regional organizations and relevant international organizations, including ways to strengthen the linkages and focus more on practical actions in the implementation of the initiatives on interreligious dialogue and cooperation for peace; Also invites the Secretary-General, in the context of his report to the 4. General Assembly at its sixty-first session under the item entitled “Culture of peace”, to include information on the implementation of the present resolution. 43rd plenary meeting 3 November 2005 _______________ 4 See A/60/254. See A/60/269-E/2005/91, annex II, attachment. 6 See A/60/383. 5 2

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