The purpose of the meeting was to strengthen cooperation between the OIC General Secretariat and its Offices in New York and elsewhere and the UN Alliance of Civilizations. During the meeting, Ambassador Mehdiyev underscored the importance of Coordination and cooperation between the two institutions in the areas of mutual concern and emphasized to further continue initiating joint programs.
The High Representative for the Alliance of Civilizations shared the need to cooperate and mentioned that he was interested to see more action between the two institutions particularly under circumstances where Muslims are under attack. He stressed on further strengthened and coordinated cooperation in various areas including preventive diplomacy.
It was decided that further joint action, and programs would be undertaken within the framework of the Memorandum of Understanding and the Plan of Action signed by both the Organizations.