Posted by: africanpressorganization | 15 November 2011

Commemoration of the International Day for Tolerance 16th November 2011


 

 

Commemoration of the International Day for Tolerance 16th November 2011

 

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia, November 15, 2011/African Press Organization (APO)/ — Invitation to the representatives of the media

 

 

WHAT: Commemoration of the International Day for Tolerance

 

WHEN: 16th November 2011 at 9:00am

 

WHERE: African Union Commission Headquarters, Addis Abeba, Ethiopia

 

WHO: The Department of the Political Affairs in collaboration with UN Office of High

Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) and the United Nations

Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization (UNESCO)

 

OBJECTIVE:

 

The Commemoration of the International Day for Tolerance is aimed at creating a time for people to learn about respecting and recognizing the rights and beliefs of others. It is also a time of reflection and debate on the negative effects of intolerance.

 

Participants:

 

Participants will include: Officials from AU Member States, the AU Commission, AU Organs, International Organisations, Diplomatic Corps, and others.

 

All media representatives are invited to participate and cover the commemoration event.

 

SOURCE 

African Union Commission (AUC)


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