Declaration of the International Conference on Dialogue of Civilizations and Cultures, Manama Bahrain 4-7 May 2014

15 May 2014

Considering the importance of the conference for the countries of the Gulf and the Middle East, the conference:


  • Emphasized the importance of building relations and promoting cooperation among interfaith communities,
  • Urged the United Nations Alliance of Civilization to support existing dialogue initiatives and encourage new ones,
  • Stressed that all dialogues should underline common grounds and allow diversities to thrive,
  • Denounced all attempts of politicizing religons,
  • Supported all efforts that promote human rights aimed at justice and peace,
  • Proposed to continue and strengthen the interfaith dialogue initiated at the current conference.