Nowruz means new day and it is start of spring
Resolution adopted by the General Assembly on 23 February 2010,64/253. International Day of Nowruz:
Nowruz, the day of vernal equinox, is celebrated as the beginning
of the new year by more than 300 million people all around the world and has been celebrated for over 3,000 years in the Balkans, the Black Sea Basin, the Caucasus, Central Asia, the Middle East and other regions, Stressing the importance of processes of mutual cultural enrichment and the necessity of promoting civilizational exchanges, which facilitate the development of international cooperation.
Mindful of the ever-increasing significance and relevance of a culture of living in harmony with nature, which is inherent in all civilizations in today’s world, Mindful also that Nowruz, as the embodiment of the unity of cultural heritage and centuries-long traditions, plays a significant role in strengthening the ties among peoples based on mutual respect and the ideals of peace and good-neighbourliness.
Bearing in mind that the foundations of the traditions and rituals of Nowruz reflect features of the cultural and ancient customs of the civilizations of East and West, which influenced those civilizations through the interchange of human values, Noting the orientation of Nowruz towards the affirmation of life in harmony with nature, the awareness of the inseparable link between constructive labour and natural cycles of renewal and the solicitous and respectful attitude towards natural.
By outlining his priorities for 2022 at the UN General Assembly on January 25, 2022, Antonio Guterres called on nations to unite to draw a new, promising and equal path.
Although this speech was given on the occasion of the New Year, we republish it in the first days of the solar year. It is hoped that all the useful developments and actions recommended by the Secretary-General of the United Nations, including his wishes in this speech, will be realized for all the people of the world.