Sheikh Nahyan bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, Minister for Tolerance, said that a conference of this nature was indeed a rarity and the UAE was honored to host it. Moreover, he said that the conference will consolidate the values of peace and tolerance while rejecting all aspects of violence, extremism and terror. While addressing the gathering, Sheikh Nahyan said, “You leaders have assembled here as an extraordinary, diverse international group of brothers and sisters. You represent the diversity that exemplifies humanity”.
The conference will be held over a span of two day at the Emirates Palace and will focus on three primary themes which are the principles of human fraternity; common responsibility to achieving human fraternity; and challenges and opportunities.