Maria Fernanda Espinoza
President of the UN General Assembly (73rd session)
"...Peace is so much more than the absence of conflict and violence. It rests on respect for the human rights and fundamental freedoms of all persons regardless of any distinction. It requires efforts to meet the developmental and environmental needs of present and future generations. It means adherence to the principles of justice, democracy, tolerance, solidarity, cooperation, pluralism and cultural diversity..."
Abdulaziz Saud Albabtain
Chairman of the Foundation
"...A world without peace is a dark world. Nevertheless, if we allow the good word to call up for peace, then it turns into a luminous candle that will not be obscured by darkness. “Peace is a candle,” so we must light it up, bearing in mind that “the weak is the one who always loses peace.” Peace establishes the value of justice without which the very existence of humanity would no longer be valuable..."