Baku. 13 December. REPORT.AZ/ As part of the regular session of the UN General Assembly, a special resolution "Education and religious tolerance" was adopted with the co-authorship of Azerbaijan. Report informs citing the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Uzbekistan that the resolution was put forward on the initiative of President of Uzbekistan Shavkat Mirziyoyev.
The document is intended to "promote tolerance and mutual respect, ensure religious freedom, protect the rights of believers, and prevent their discrimination."
It is noted that this document, developed and adopted in co-authorship with a number of countries, including Azerbaijan, was unanimously supported by all UN member-states.
The resolution underlines the important role of promoting education, peace, human rights, tolerance and friendship, and recognizes the importance of integration, mutual respect, the protection of human rights, tolerance and mutual understanding in order to strengthen security and peace in the world. The document welcomes all international, regional and national initiatives aimed at promoting interreligious, intercultural and interfaith harmony and combating discrimination against individuals on the basis of religion or belief.