Global Council for Tolerance and Peace

The President of the Parliament of Montenegro receives AlJarwan and Members of the International Parliament for Tolerance and Peace And welcomes its 6th Plenary session in his country

The speaker of the Montenegrin Parliament, H.E. Mr. Alexa Becic has received the president of the Global Council for Tolerance and Peace, H.E. Mr. Ahmed bin Mohamed AlJarwan, and 40 members of the international parliament for Tolerance and Peace from all over the world, who are participating in the sixth session of the IPTP that was held at the headquarter of the Montenegrin Parliament. The session was attended by the Prime Minister of Montenegro, H.E. Dravko Krivokapić, , the Minister of foreign affairs of Montenegro, H.E. Dordy Radulovich, the President of the Inter-Parliamentary Union, H.E. Duarte Pajeko, the President of Guatemala parliament, H.E. Alan Rodriguez, as well as members of the diplomatic corps in Montenegro. The speaker of the Montenegrin Parliament welcomed Mr. AlJarwan, and the members of GCTP expressing his great honor to welcome holding the sixth session of the IPTP in the Republic of Montenegro wishing the council and its parliament all the success in their work for the good and interest of tolerance and peace around the world.

In his speech at the welcoming session, the prime minister of Montenegro said: “I am pleased that Montenegro has hosted parliamentarians from 41 countries, which confirms that it belongs to the global directions and that it shares the same values and goals with international partners, which are based on cooperation, tolerance and peace” For his part, AlJarwan expressed his deep gratitude and appreciation to the Prime Minister of Montenegro, the Speaker of its Parliament, the Minister of Foreign Affairs, and the great people of Montenegro for their warm reception and generous hospitality, praising Montenegro’s efforts in promoting tolerance and peace around the world. The International Parliament for Tolerance and Peace (IPTP), one of the main organs of the Global Council for Tolerance and Peace (GCTP), held its bureau meeting and the meeting of its six permanent committees’, the cultivating peace Committee, the International Relations Committee, the Legal Affairs, the Women and Youth Committee, the Sustainable Development Committee, and the preventing Extremism and Terrorism Committee. The bureau has approved the agenda, while the permanent committees discussed ways to promote tolerance and peace around the world in their specialized fields.

The activities of the sixth session of the International Parliament for Tolerance and Peace were concluded in the main hall of the Parliament of Montenegro in the main session where the speaker of the Parliament has opened the session by welcoming the President of the Global Council for Tolerance and Peace (GCTP), H.E. AlJarwan, Speakers of national and regional parliaments and the members of Global Council for Tolerance and Peace, stressing the support of his country’s Parliament to the Global Council for Tolerance and Peace and its orientations in spreading the culture of tolerance and fighting extremism and terrorism. The Montenegro’s Minister of foreign affairs also delivered a speech in which he praised the efforts of the Council and welcomed holding the session of the International Parliament for Tolerance and Peace in his country. the President of the Global Council for Tolerance and Peace, H.E. Mr. Ahmed bin Mohamed AlJarwan, in his speech, praised the republic of Montenegro and its support for peace endeavors, he also praised the role of the present Parliamentarians who has gathered at this time despite the difficulty of mouvement due to the Corona pandemic, and stressed the importance of the message of the International Parliament for Tolerance and Peace in spreading the values of tolerance, love and coexistence and confronting extremism, fanaticism, racism and terrorism. During the session, the presidency of the International Parliament for Tolerance and Peace was handed over to the Colombian MP, Mrs. Margarita Arango for the new annual period and according to the alphabetical order of the countries. The formation of regional parliamentary committees in the International Parliament for Tolerance and Peace was also approved. H.E. Dr. Haggar Abu Gabal from the Arab Republic of Egypt, was appointed as President of the General Assembly for Tolerance and Peace for one year , the second organ of the Global Council for Tolerance and Peace, according to the Council’s regulations. The General Assembly is concerned with mobilizing the efforts of the universities, educational institutions, relevant organizations and individuals to promote and spread the values of tolerance and peace.

During the session the final statement was also approved, which emphasized the role and competencies of the International Parliament for Tolerance and Peace, as well as the importance of the values of tolerance and peace with full respect for the Charter of the United Nations, recognizing the necessity of the important role in promoting the values of tolerance and peace in various developments around the world, and emphasizing the importance of increasing international representation in the organization, joint cooperation, and continuous action around the world. The final statement also condemned all acts of violence, and violations of human rights and international humanitarian law committed by some parties, such as the abhorrent assassination of the Haitian president, the abuse of political power in Somalia, and the armed conflict in the Republic of Central Africa. Furthermore, the statement also affirmed the support to the Libyan House of Representatives for a peaceful transition and achieving security and prosperity for all the Libyan people. It also stressed the need to expand and strengthen global alliances to meet the needs of societies. The statement also endorsed the agreement between the members to establish deeper, broader and more effective cooperation to promote human values for tolerance and peace to improve the quality of life for all people around the world.

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