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)
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 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.