New York /Information Office/4 November 2015/ The State of Qatar has underlined the importance of promoting values of diversity, tolerance, equality and the fight against racism, racial discrimination, and xenophobia . This came in a statement the State of Qatar delivered by Al Anoud Al-Tamimi, third secretary, the Permanent Mission of the State of Qatar to the United Nations, at the Third Committee (Social, Humanitarian and Cultural Committee) on the item (70), entitled "Elimination of racism, racial discrimination, xenophobia and related Intolerance, "and item (71), entitled" The right of peoples to self-determination. " Al Tamimi commended the efforts made in the preparation of reports submitted within the framework of these two items, and the comprehensive and important information they contained. She said that the State of Qatar believes in the importance of promoting values of diversity and tolerance, equality and the fight against racism, racial discrimination, xenophobia , and related intolerance, and extremism, especially since such practices do not undermine the rights endorsed by the only international human rights instruments, but they also fuel the feelings of hatred, violence and threatening presence peaceful and coexistence between individuals and communities. She added, "We are concerned in the light of the evidence that the increase in racism, racial discrimination, xenophobia, and acts of violence based on ethnic grounds, and the of use some of the new communications technology, including the Internet to disseminate discrimination and violence, a matter which confirms that racism can only be eradicated by unprecedented cooperation of the international community by taking resolute action . " She stressed that the State of Qatar, represented by its wise leadership is making unremitting efforts to combat racism, racial discrimination, and the consolidation of the principles of equality and non-discrimination guaranteed by the International Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Racial Discrimination.