Algeria’s permanent representative to the United Nations, Ambassador Sofiane Mimouni, reiterated Tuesday, in New York, Algeria’s commitment and role in the promotion of the peace and stability at the continental and global levels, considered as cardinal principles in Algeria’s foreign policy.
On the occasion of the annual High Level Forum on the Culture of Peace, in the framework of the implementation of the UN Declaration and Plan of Action, Ambassador Sofiane Mimouni, highlighted the concept of Peace as a principle anchored and rooted in the UN Charter.
Mr Mimouni recalled that Algeria “remains a benchmark in the promotion of respectful dialogue between nations and an exporting country of peace and stability, which places these concepts as cardinal principles of Algerian foreign policy”.
The ambassador referred to Algeria’s initiative within the UN to proclaim 16 May as the “International Day of Living Together in Peace”, aimed at promoting living together in peace, tolerance, peaceful coexistence, understanding and mutual respect.
Mimouni reaffirmed Algeria’s commitment to international cooperation and solidarity, which are more than ever needed at a time in which the world is facing multifaceted challenges including the Covid-19 pandemic, inequality, poverty, racism and violent extremism, racism and violent extremism, recalling, however, that this pandemic had revealed the importance of promoting further the culture of peace as a means of ensuring cohesion within societies and peaceful coexistence with a view to enabling, inter alia, the implementation of the sustainable development objectives.