Director-General Opens Springtime Festival to Mark International Day of Nowruz
27 March 2013
The Director-General opened a Springtime Festival, organized jointly on the occasion of the International Day of Nowruz by nine Permanent Missions to the United Nations Office at Geneva. He stated that the celebration of Nowruz has become a symbol of friendship, solidarity and commitment. He also stressed its universal values of tolerance, respect and mutual understanding and highlighted the commitment of the international community in the same regard.