The High-level forum on the Culture of Peace
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This year's high-level forum will offer an opportunity to the Member States and Observers of the United Nations and other stakeholders to renew their commitments to the full and effective implementation of the UN Declaration and Programme of Action on a Culture of Peace, with particular emphasis on tackling the multidimensional impacts of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, and towards a resilient and inclusive recovery.

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This year's high-level forum will offer an opportunity to the Member States and Observers of the United Nations and other stakeholders to renew their commitments to the full and effective implementation of the UN Declaration and Programme of Action on a Culture of Peace, with particular emphasis on tackling the multidimensional impacts of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, and towards a resilient and inclusive recovery.

This year's theme for the 2021 High Level Forum - "Transformative Role of The Culture of Peace: Promoting Resilience and Inclusion in Post-Covid Recovery", will provide a platform to explore and discuss multiple ways and means for empowering all segments of the society, towards a resilient recovery, including by ensuring vaccine equity, bridging digital divide, ensuring equality and empowerment of women and harnessing the power of youth, among others.

The opening segment will feature statements by the President of the General Assembly, a video message by Minister for Foreign Affairs of Bangladesh, remarks by the Chef de Cabinet of the UN Secretary General representing the SecretaryGeneral and an addresse by Director ai of Office and UNESCO Representative to the United Nations in New York. The plenary segment will comprise statements by Member States and Observers of the General Assembly.