The Secretary-General of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC), Hussein Taha, stressed that mediation is of great importance to the organization, at a time when the world is in dire need of mediation, dialogue and negotiations in order to resolve conflicts.
The Secretary-General added during the Fourth Conference of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation on Mediation, which is being held in Jeddah (Sunday), with the participation of more than 200 participants representing member states at the expert level, the organization’s organs, United Nations institutions, the International Committee of the Red Cross and Red Crescent and specialized research centers,
In addition to prominent regional and international figures in the field of mediation, about 60 percent of all conflicts in the world fall within the geography of the organization; Noting that because of these conflicts, peoples have been subjected to many bitter experiences, and the overall development of these countries has declined, so the members of the organization have a strong commitment to resolving the outstanding conflicts peacefully and lastingly.
Fourth Conference of the OIC on Mediation
The work of the Fourth Conference of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation on Mediation “Experiences and Prospects”, which is hosted by the Saudi Ministry of Foreign Affairs in cooperation with the General Secretariat of the OIC in Jeddah, was launched on the 5th and 6th of June this year.
In a speech during the conference, the Secretary-General of the OIC thanked Saudi Arabia for hosting the Fourth Conference of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation on Mediation, praising all the efforts made by the Kingdom as the headquarters country of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation, and the Chair of the fourteenth session of the Islamic Summit.