Aram-Naharaim and United Nations
Meeting on 24-10-2004
Sunday 24th of October, a information and
publicity evening was organized by the Arameans of Aram-Naharaim Foundation in
the St. Aphrem Syrian orthodox monastery in Dolabani saloo in Glane (Holland).
||The subject of this evening was,,
Aram-Naharaim and United Nations”. The
president of Aram-Naharaim gave a presentation about the United Nations, de
history, the establishment, de various institutions of the UN and the structure
of the UN. The audiences were informed about the importance to participate the
UN meetings on the Human Rights, to present yourselves as a people to the world,
to bring your concerns to the attention of the world community.
Hereafter, the president of Aram-Naharaim explained the
audiences the various names by which our people are designated with and the view of
the great Syrian Orthodox historians about the origin of our people.
|Following that, the audiences were informed about the work
of the Western missionaries carried out in the 16th and 19th
centuries by which our people has been divided and damaged severely. After that; the audiences were informed about the national
as well as international activities of Aram-Naharaim. The importance and the
participation to the annual meeting of the working group on the indigenous
populations in July this year in Geneva, Switzerland was explained. The
statement read in Switzerland was explained and read in Aramaic.
After the break the meeting continued and the other
activities of Aram-Naharaim were discussed and explained. Activities such as the
international campaign against the overwhelming misinformation spread by those
who try by all means possible to maintain the myth of the Western missionaries
At the end the audiences were given the opportunity for
questions. The meeting was closed after discussion and answering the questions
of the audiences!