Respect for migrants, respect for women; respect for all races and religions; respect for diversity and political pluralism; but above all, respect for human dignity.

He explained that with the growing inequalities; a global economic crisis that refuses to go away; and the social frustration this causes; today’s world is exposed to the threat of new forms of populism.

Societies must be alert to those who prey on their fears and concerns and to those who sow hatred and rancor, with the sole purpose of fulfilling political agendas and satisfying personal ambitions.

The president declared that it is essential to recover the value of trust: trust in constructive work, trust in others, institutions and between our nations.