Special to ag-IP-news Agency
ISTANBUL - The seventh annual Bosphorus Summit convened in Istanbul designated its Honorary President Dr. Talal Abu Ghazaleh with the task of implementing its decision to establish the “The Future We Want World Council”.
The nearly two thousand participants, who attended the 3-day conference, included a large number of officials from many countries, political leaders, academics, business representative and the media.
They discussed the goals of sustainable development, endorsing the necessity of its realization through consolidated joint effort of governments, business, civil society, private sector and the academia.
The patronage of the Summit by of H.E President Receb T. Erdogan, as well as his inaugural speech has elevated the stature of the gathering as an international cooperation platform ongoing for the last seven years.
During the meeting, the project for establishing “The Future We Want World Council” received warm support form a number of speakers and as a result, the project was unanimously adopted.
The purpose of the project is to outline new foundations for a new world, free from the conflicts and the wars, that have been obstructing development in our present day world, particularly in the areas of education, economy, health, environment and security.
The project also aims at creating a vision for a new world order where peace, prosperity, stability would prevail, and where human potential would be totally mobilized towards the achievement of such goals, within a framework of international cooperation governed by the rule of law.
Following that, the conference has approved a mechanism for the council’s function and its membership, recommending that the project be presented to the new U.N secretary General for his Honorary Presidency, noting his international status and humanitarian credentials.
The conference also approved the formation of 5 working groups addressing: religion, armament, education, I.T, and discrimination.
Consequently, Dr. Talal Abu- Ghazaleh, has received an official authorization from the summit Secretary General to take the necessary implementation steps including the formation of the envisaged Council from well-known world personalities who at a later stage will agree on an action plan.