The World Public Forum “Dialogue of Civilizations” International Coordination Committee meeting was held on February 4, 2012 in Vienna, Austria. The ICC members discussed the forthcoming 10-th anniversary Rhodes Forum to be held in October 2012. A statement concerning the recent situation at Middle East was approved by all meeting participants.
The International Coordination Committee of the World Public Forum - Dialogue of Civilizations expresses its deep concerns about the plans to use military force against Iran and its nuclear installations. It urges all parties to use maximum restraint. The Committee also urges that international dialogue should be started regarding non-proliferation of nuclear weapons and the establishment of a nuclear free zone in the Middle East.