Director-General Opens Exhibition “11 SEPTEMBRE 2001 - DE LA PAIX”
3 September 2012
The Director-General opened the exhibition “11 SEPTEMBRE 2001 - DE LA PAIX”, organized by the Permanent Mission of Switzerland to the United Nations Office at Geneva. The Director-General reminded participants that while the tragic terrorist attacks of 11 September 2001 showed the reach of deadly extremism, they also demonstrated the unity of purpose of the international community in fighting terrorism. He discussed the importance of promoting peace, dignity, and tolerance for differences.