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Rare photos emerge of Amazon tribe untouched by civilisation


15 Nov 2016

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-NEW- Al-Nasser Remarks at the closing of the Summit of Religious Leaders for Peace in the Middle East


16 Nov 2016

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-NEW- UNAOC sponsors and hosts with Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Spain a summit of religious leaders for peace in the Middle East in Alicante


15 Nov 2016

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GDF UNITY IN DIVERSITY - CREATING GLOBAL INCLUSIVE SOCIETY & CULTURE OF PEACE


7 Nov 2016

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Chief Littlechild on truth and reconciliation in Canada

10 Nov 2016

 

 

UNAOC organizes a capacity building training for Youth Solidarity Fund recipients

 

7 Nov 2016

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UNAOC participated at the Media & Information Literacy Global Conference in Sao Paulo, Brazil


8 Nov 2016

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Amazonians call on leaders to heed link between land rights and climate change

4 Nov 2016

 

 

First Intercultural Innovation Award Alumni Meeting

 

2 Nov 2016

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PLURAL+ 2016 Awards Ceremony


1 Nov 2016

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Bitola to Host International Conference of Religious and Inter­-civilization Dialogue

1 Nov 2016

 

 

Al-Nasser Remarks at the Alliance of Civilizations Istanbul Conferences organized by the Turkish National Committee for UNAOC


26 Oct 2016

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INTERVIEW: New global compact “should make a difference” in lives of refugees and migrants – outgoing UN Special Adviser


28 Oct 2016

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WB Doing Business 2017: Macedonia among top ten economies in the world


25 Oct 2016

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How Macedonia Survived The EU Migrant Crisis, Grew Its Economy, And Lured U.S. Manufacturing


24 Oct 2016

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Al-Nasser Remarks at the Opening of the UNAOC-Turkic Council Event “The Role of Youth in Preventing and Countering Violent Extremism: Holistic Approaches, from Education to De-radicalization”


20 Oct 2016

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The United Nations Alliance of Civilizations (UNAOC) is pleased to announce the start of its 2016 Fellowship Program from October 23rd to November 23rd


20 Oct 2016

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Why Macedonia Is Becoming a Foodie Destination


21 Oct 2016

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What have unskilled migrants ever done for Britain? Well…

 

23 Oct 2016
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HABITAT III: ‘A human-centred city is a culture-centred space’ says UNESCO report

 

18 Oct 2016
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Al-Nasser addresses the Rhodes forum: The Chaos of Multiplicity and the urgent need for dialogue


30 Sep 2016

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UNAOC Co-organizes with the Turkic Council “The International Conference on Role of Youth in Preventing & Countering Violent Extremism: Holistic Approaches from Education to De-radicalization”


14 Oct 2016

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NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC CULTURES

 

Posted 17 Oct 2016
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Antique jewellery from Macedonia in an exhibition in New York


7 Oct 2016

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What is My Grandmother's Lingo?

Mongolia’s 6,000-year tradition

28 Sep 2016
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RUSSIAN TV is showing NIBIRU PLANET-X! RUS Doesn't hide it - Please Share (2016)


Posted 2 Oct 2016

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FATIMA PERSPECTIVES


Posted 2 OCT 2016

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Nibiru, Planet X, Nemesis, The Destroyer, Wormwood, Hercolubus, Comet Typhon

Media and Information Literacy

Posted 2 Oct 2016

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DNA reveals new history of who First Australians were with mystery of an early ‘human’ unearthed

22 Sep 2016

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Papua New Guinea's diversity celebrated at the 60th Goroka Show

20 Sep 2016

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Indigo dye discovered in 6,000-year-old textiles from Peru

15 Sep 2016

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Why an Intercultural Innovation Award?

Posted 18 Sep 2016

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Capturing disappearing cultures: Stunning images show the lives of Kenyan tribe as their customs die out

14 Sep 2016

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Indigenous song Twinkling Stars tells science of the seasons

16 Sep 2016

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First evidence of legendary flood reveals China’s origin story

4 Aug 2016

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US government halts oil pipeline opposed by Native Americans

10 Sep 2016

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In North Dakota, new exposure for tribal issues

29 Aug 2016

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Kalasan Temple, The Oldest Buddhist Temple that Predating The Great Borobudur

4 Sep 2016

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The Secret Libaries of History

19 Aug 2016

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Last Nomads of Iran

22 Aug 2016

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-NEW- United Nations Alliance of Civilizations Launches Call for Applications for Young Peacebuilders in West Africa

12 Aug 2016

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UNAOC announces the selection of participants in the new edition of the Fellowship Program for 2016

26 Jul 2016

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Workshop for young citizen journalists from Israel and Palestine organized with the support of UNAOC’s Youth Solidarity Fund

29 Jul 2016

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General Assembly decision makes International Organization for Migration part of UN system

25 Jul 2016

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Museum in Ethno Village in Nerezi - representative of unique Macedonian treasure

21 Jul 2016

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Al-Nasser Remarks at the high-level panel on the role of Parliaments for building peaceful and inclusive societies and combatting violent extremism

22 Jul 2016

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UNESCO adds four new sites to World Heritage List

15 Jul 2016

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Al-Nasser Remarks at The Mediterranean Concert in Geneva

9 Jul 2016

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UNAOC and Fundacion Onuart kicks off July 9 The Mediterranean Concert: Homage to the Mediterranean Cultures

7 Jul 2016

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President Ivanov congratulates Ramadan Bayram

5 Jul 2016

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Magnificent Macedonia is one of Europe's undiscovered holiday highlights

2 Jul 2016


 

The 16 Greatest Cities In Human History

3 Jul 2016


 

The 19 greatest cities in history

20 June 2016


 

High Representative’s Remarks at the Group of Friends Meeting, 29 June 2016

29 June 2016


 

Two UN agencies team up to protect cultural heritage with geo-spatial technologies

1 July 2016


 

Internationally Renowned Filmmakers and Migration Experts from Five Continents Take Part in PLURAL+ 2016 Youth Media Festival Jury

28 June 2016


UNAOC Newsletter – January to April 2016

1 July 2016

 

2016 Intercultural Innovation Award Ceremony Highlights

20 June 2016

 


 

Unity in Diversity - World Civil Society, India Launch
OVERVIEW, OUTCOMES & HIGHLIGHTS

14-16 March 2016

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The 7th Global Forum of the United Nations Alliance of Civilizations in Baku, Azerbaijan

29 April 2016

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Al-Nasser Closing Remarks at the 7th UNAOC Global Forum in Baku

29 April 2016

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Al-Nasser Remarks on the Baku Process at the 7th UNAOC Global Forum

29 April 2016

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Al-Nasser Remarks at the Opening Ceremony of the Youth Event of the 7th UNAOC Global Forum

26 April 2016

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Endorsement of the Baku Declaration at the Ministerial High Level Meeting of the Group of Friends at the 7th UNAOC Global Forum

26 April 2016
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During Youth Event of the 7th UNAOC Global Forum young leaders will shape Narratives of Tomorrow for Inclusive Societies

24 April 2016
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BAKU: UN Global Forum ends with renewed commitment to create inclusive societies

27 April 2016
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BAKU: German community integration project wins UN intercultural innovation award

26 April 2016
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BAKU: violent extremism 'affront' to UN principles, Global Forum told in opening session

26 April 2016
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BAKU: UN officials call on business leaders to help build inclusive societies

25 April 2016
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INTERVIEW: Ahead of Baku Forum, UN official spotlights ‘soft power’ approaches to counter violent extremism

22 April 2016

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7th UNAOC Global Forum will address social inclusion as crucial premise for peace and sustainable development

22 April 2016

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First day of Passover

Posted 22 April 2016

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International Roma Day

8 April 2016

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International Romani Day (for Romani community) in Macedonia, Republic of

8 April 2016

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The BMW Group and the United Nations Alliance of Civilizations (UNAOC) Announce Finalists for the Intercultural Innovation Award

30 March 2016

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Unity in Diversity-World Civil Society India Launch

Presentation by UN High Representative for the Alliance of Civilizations, H.E. Mr. Nassir Abdulaziz Al-Nasser (Delivered by Dr. Hanifa Mezoui)
15 March 2016

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Visit photo gallery - Launch event


Unity in Diversity Peace Garden Inauguration, India

Presentation by Dr. Hanifa Mezoui, Senior Advisor Humanitarian Affairs & Civil Society, UNAOC
16 March 2016

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Unity in Diversity-World Civil Society Launch India, Pre-Event Session

14 Mar,

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Unity in Diversity initiative to be launched (The Hindu)

15 Mar,

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"Mumbai is a civilization based on democracy, peace, understanding and tolerance"

14 Mar, Interview by DNA India with Dr. Hanifa Mezoui

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Unity in Diversity-World Civil Society, India Launch

12 March 2015Visit website

Press releases, various dates 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7

 


 

The queen urges inclusivity in Commonwealth speech

4 March 2016

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Citizens in India working with the United Nations to build intercultural, inter-religious, inclusive & sustainable societies

12 March 2016 - GDF press release

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Museum of Lost Objects: The Temple of Bel

1 March 2016

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Museum of Lost Objects: Tell of Qarqur

2 March 2016

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PLURAL+ Youth Video Festival on Migration, Celebrating Diversity and Social Inclusion – Call for Video Entries

3 March 2016

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Al-Nasser Remarks at Italian Diplomatic Academy’s ‘UN: 70 Years of Successes and Challenges’

3 March 2016

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Severe droughts explain the mysterious fall of the Maya

22 February 2016

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'Bring people in from the margins,' urges UN chief on World Social Justice Day

20 February 2016

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150 Participants Selected to Attend the Youth Event of the 7th UNAOC Global Forum in Baku, Azerbaijan, April 25-27, 2016

17 February 2016

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Chinese New Year 2016: Year of the Monkey celebrations around the world

8 February 2016

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Happy Chinese New Year 2016! Everything you need to know about the Year of the Monkey

8 February 2016

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Brazil's Carnival season gets into full swing in Rio and Sao Paulo, in pictures

8 February 2016

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Al-Nasser Inaugurates Interfaith Harmony Week Event

4 February 2016

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Migration and multilateralism will be hallmarks of 2016, says senior UN official

5 February 2016

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High Representative Message to the Meeting on The Rights of Religious Minorities in Predominantly Muslim Lands – Marrakesh

 
27 January 2015

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Presentation of 7th UNAOC Global Forum – Focal Points Meeting, 15 January 2016, UNHQ New York
 
26 January 2015
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United Nations Alliance of Civilizations Focal Points Meeting – 15 January 2016 (Part 2)

25 January 2015
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United Nations Alliance of Civilizations Focal Points Meeting – 15 January 2016 (Part 1)

25 January 2015
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Macedonian President in Rome: We Have to Create Cohabitation in Order to Have World Peace -

27 January 2015
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New Year's Eve celebrations are kicking off around the world to mark the arrival of 2016

31 December 2015
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Gallery: Happy New Year from around the world

1 January 2016
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Top 10 New Year’s Eve Celebrations

1 January 2016
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Maya Shahani - Awardee Global Peace Initiative 2015

4 December 2015
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Tackling Hatred: An International Dialogue on Hate Speech in the Media

9 December 2015

Cristina Gallach (UN DPI) - Watch video

UNAOC High Representative - Watch video

Tracking Hatred: An International Dialogue on Hate Speech in the Media (Part 1) - Watch video

Tracking Hatred: An International Dialogue on Hate Speech in the Media (Part 2) - Watch video

Tracking Hatred: An International Dialogue on Hate Speech in the Media (Part 3) - Watch video


PLURAL+ 2015 Youth Video Festival Celebrates Winning Videos at the Paley Center for Media In New York

10 December 2015
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Call for Applications: Youth Event at the 7th UNAOC Global Forum in Baku, Azerbaijan

10 December 2015
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First Day of Hanukkah in Australia

6 December 2015
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UNAOC Kicks Off the First of a Series of Symposia on the Hate Speech Initiative

2 December 2015
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Racism will not disappear from football stadiums ‘by magic,’ warns UNESCO report

30 November 2015
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Security council unanimously calls on UN members to fight Isis

21 November 2015
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God's Design Written in Nature, Says Pope

20 November 2015
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-NEWIndigenous peoples’ voices must be heard at Paris climate change conference, UN agency says

19 November 2015
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‘Racial superiority’ myth must be debunked, experts tell UN event on challenges faced by people of African descent

3 November 2015
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Al-Nasser Remarks at the Concert for Understanding Across Civilizations

GENEVA – 31 OCTOBER , 2015

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Vatican with a high respect for the Macedonian tradition

1st November 2015
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Press Statement on the Meeting of the UNAOC High Representative with Russian Foreign Minister Mr. Sergey Lavrov

29-Oct-2015
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Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon at the UNAOC Group of Friends Annual Ministerial Meeting

1-Oct-2015
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Global tourism grew by more than 4 per cent this year, UN tourism barometer shows

30-Oct-2015
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GDF FOUNDER MESSAGE TO THE WORLD

25-10-2015

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Transcript: Read the Speech Pope Francis Gave to the United Nations

25th October 2015
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Engaging diasporas in development and diplomacy
Posted 18 October 2015 

 

UNAOC Announces Start of Entrepreneurs for Social Change Program in Torino, Italy
Posted 16 October 2015 
 
UNAOC and Community of San Patrignano sign an agreement reinforcing cooperation to promote dialogue, peace and youth empowerment, in line with the targets of the 2030 Development Agenda
5 October 2015
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Given global tensions, Alliance of Civilizations needed more than ever – UN officials
1 October 2015 
 
Al-Nasser Remarks at the Annual Ministerial Group of Friends Meeting
1 October 2015 
 
Al-Nasser Remarks on Social Harmony for Sustainable Development

28 Sept 2015 
 
Al-Nasser Remarks at the 70th Anniversary of the United Nations
24 Sept 2015 
 
Al-Nasser Remarks at the International Conference on Multilateral Efforts to Promote Freedom of Religion or Belief

22 Sept 2015 
 
Join Civil Society at the UN

2015 NGO Conference, 25-27 August 2015...
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Teaching history of slave trade can reinforce rights of all peoples, UN declares on Day of Remembrance

23 August 2015 – By teaching, communicating and transmitting the history of the slave...

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Symposium, Unity in Diversity - World Civil Society

Belgrade 27-31 July, 2015 - Representatives from 30 countries participated in the World Symposium,....

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At event to mark International Day, Ban urges better healthcare for world’s indigenous peoples

10 August 2015 – Indigenous peoples must not be left out of the global community’s....

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Path of Love – A Call for Interfaith Harmony

July 23, 2015, The High Representative for the Alliance of Civilizations, Mr. Nassir....

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Al-Nasser Opening Remarks at the High level Meeting on Intercultural and Interreligious Dialogue in Barcelona

July 23, 2015 - Your Excellency, José Manuel Garcia-Margallo, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Cooperation....

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Media and Information Literacy UNESCO-UNAOC Award

July 23, 2015 - On June 27, the UNAOC and UNESCO, in collaboration with the Global Alliance for....

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General Assembly Adopts Resolution A/69/L.76 “United Nations Alliance of Civilizations”

New York – 6 July, 2015, The United Nations General Assembly adopted today Resolution...

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Statement attributable to the Spokesperson for the UN High Representative for the Alliance of Civilizations

26 June 2015 – The High-Representative condemns the terrorist attacks....

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Third Capacity-Building Workshop for Intercultural Innovation Awardees held in Sao Paulo by the United Nations Alliance of Civilizations and the BMW Group

 

26 June 2015 – In Brazil....

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The United Nations Alliance of Civilizations launches the 3rd Edition of Entrepreneurs for Social Change (E4SC)

23 June 2015 – The United Nations....

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Al-Nasser commemorates International Day of Yoga, says: Yoga promotes harmony and peace among diverse people, regardless of their religious denomination

 

22 June 2015 – It is with great pleasure that I join...

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Al-Nasser opens a panel discussion on Youth and Peacebuilding co-organizd by UNAOC-EF

18 June 2015 - It is always good to be speaking....

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NELSON MANDELA PRIZE

24 June 2015 - Awarded to President Sampaio & Helena Ndume...

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Closing Remarks by Mr. Nassir Abdulaziz Al-Nasser at the GoF Meeting...

8 June 2015 - ...
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Opening remarks of H.E. Mr. Nassir Abdulaziz Al-Nasser before the UNAOC Ambassadorial Meeting on the role of media in building bridge of understanding between nations...

4 June 2015 - Read more...
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Archbishop Gallagher at the Council of Europe on the Religious Dimension of Intercultural Dialogue

Vatican City State, June 09, 2015 - Below is the Vatican-provided text of the intervention...

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Hillary focuses on an ‘inclusive America’ in campaign rally

June 13, 2015, In her first campaign rally since announcing that she,...

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BRICS Culture Ministers to meet in Moscow

June 15 2015 - Culture Ministers from the five BRICS countries are due to meet in Moscow...

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Trying to distribute responsibilities, not creating anti-West bloc: Putin

June 20 2015 - Beijing and Moscow are not building any military-political alliances...

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BRICS Bank to commence business on 7 July

June 20, 2015, The BRICS New Development Bank will be launched at,...

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BRICS BUSINESS FORUM HELD IN ST. PETERSBURG

18 June 2015 - 18 June 2015 - A panel session of the BRICS Business Forum took place...

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IT, Migration to Be in the Spotlight on Last Day of St.Petersburg Forum

20 June 2015 - ST.PETERSBURG (Sputnik) — The St.Petersburg International Economic Forum...

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Deals, EEU, BRICS, SCO Discussion Mark First Day of St. Petersburg Forum

18 June 2015 - ST. PETERSBURG (Sputnik), Alexander Mosesov – The atmosphere at......

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Muslims Worldwide to Mark Start of Ramadan Thursday

17 June 2015 - RIYADH, SAUDI ARABIA —Muslims around the world will mark the start of Ramadan on Thursday, a month...

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Ramadan begins in Australia



June Celebrated as Immigrant Heritage Month in US

1st June 2015 - June marks the second annual Immigrant Heritage Month in the United States,...
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GDF Presentation: Dialogue as Global Trust Building Shaping Common Global Agenda, 3rd World Forum on Intercultural Dialogue, Baku 17-18 May 2015

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3rd World Forum on Intercultural Dialogue 
18-19 May 2015, Baku, Azerbaijan

Posted 17 May 2015 

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BAKU IMAGES



Nelson Mandela Prize

Posted 17 May - The United Nations Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela Prize is an honorary...

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Nelson Mandela Foundation



EUROVISION  MAY 23, 2015

Building Bridges
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EUROVISION – AUSTRALIA GUY SEBASTIAN
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Israel must eliminate racism - PM Netanyahu

4 May 2015 - Israel's prime minister has said racism in the country must be eliminated...
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Turkish premier slams European xenophobia

4 May 2015 – Xenophobia is one of the “biggest dangers for the whole of Europe....
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International Jazz Day: UN spotlights power of music to build 'bridges of respect and understanding'

30 April 2015 – The top United Nations cultural official....
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Un Assembly President urges collective action to end intolerance, promote reconciliation

23 April 2015 – On the heels of a two-day....
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Remarks by H.E. Nassir Abdulaziz Al-Nasser at the press briefing for the High Level Thematic Debate

23 April 2015 – ....
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UNAOC High Representative interviewed on UN Radio and TV

22 April 2015 – ....
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Member States and Faith Leaders Gather at a High-Level Thematic
Debate to Discuss "Promoting Tolerance and Reconciliation, Fostering Peaceful,
Inclusive Societies and Countering Violent Extremism" on 21-22 April 2015

16 April 2015 – A rare but momentous gathering....
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United Nations Alliance of Civilizations and the BMW Group host a Capacity
Building Workshop for Recipients of the 2014 Intercultural Innovation Award

14 April 2015 – Fundraising, leadership and interpersonal excellence....
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United Nations Alliance of Civilizations (UNAOC) and EF Education First (EF)
Announce the Names of 75 Youth Leaders who will participate in the UNAOC-EF
Summer School 2015

8 April 2015 – Today, the United Nations....
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Remarks by H.E Mr. Nassir Abdulaziz Al Nasser on the Relevance of
Inter-religious and Inter-civilizational Dialogue to the post-2015 Sustainable
Development Goals

30 March 2015 – Distinguished guests, Ladies and Gentlemen....
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In turbulent times, Nowruz carries forward message of peace, harmony: UN

21 March 2015 – Nowruz takes place this year as the United Nations....
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On International Day, UN says learning lessons of intolerance to eliminating
racism

21 March 2015 – Marking the International Day....
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Remarks by H.E. Nassir Abdulaziz Al-Nasser at the Mediation in the
Mediterranean Seminar

18 March 2015 – It is an honor....
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Al-Nasser joins the march on International Women's Day

8 March 2015 – I am very pleased to be joining....
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Last week to apply for the 2015 UNAOC-EF Summer School

4 March 2015 – The UN Alliance of Civilizations....
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Ancient 'lost city' home to a vanished civilisation found deep in jungles of
Honduras

3 Mar -The jungle-choked remains of a "lost city", abandoned by a mysterious civilisation....
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Short remarks at the press briefing by the High Representative for the United
Nations Alliance of Civilizations

25 February 2015 – Good morning everyone....
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UNAOC-EF Summer School Stories

27 February 2015 – The UNAOC-EF Summer School blog....
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"We, the People" 2015 Calendar

Posted 27 February 2015 – In 2014, Survival International, the global movement for tribal peoples’...
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On Mother Language Day, UN spotlights role of native tongue in education

21 February 2015 – Mother tongue is not only a force for quality learning....
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UN official says recent terror attacks represent 'exact opposite' of values
of peace, stability

18 February 2015 – The High Representative....
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Opening Remarks By The High Representative H.E. Nassir Abdulaziz
Al-Nasser at the United Nations Alliance of Civilizations Ambassadorial Group of
Friends Meeting

18 February 2015 – At the outset of opening....
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Press Statement By Mr. Nassir Abdulaziz Al-Nasser On New and
Emerging Ideological Threats of the 21st Century: The Need for a Global
Reconciliation

18 February 2015 – The International Community is facing....
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Remarks By The High Representative of the United Nations Alliance of
Civilizations Nassir Abdulaziz Al-Nasser at the IFFD Briefing (UNHQ)

17 February 2015 – Dear colleagues and friends....
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The High Representative talks to Al Jazeera America about his role in the
world's governing body

10 February 2015 – ....
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Message of H.E. Mr. Nassir Abdulaziz Al-Nasser at UNWTO/UNESCO
World Conference on Tourism and Culture Building a New Partnership

13 February 2015 – It is a great pleasure....
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Remarks by the High Representative for the United Nations Alliance of
Civilizations H.E. Nassir Abdulaziz Al-Nasser at the IX Meeting of the 9th
Parliamentary Assembly of the Mediterranean Plenary Session

11 February 2015 – It is a great pleasure....
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First UN conference on tourism and culture opens in Cambodia, seeks to build
partnerships

4 February 2015 – Aimed at bringing together Ministers of Tourism....
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Presentation Ceremony of the Third World Forum on Intercultural Dialogue By
H.E. Mr. Nassir Abdulaziz Al-Nasser

30 January 2015 – Excellencies, Distinguished Guests, Ladies and Gentlemen....
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United Nations Alliance of Civilizations (UNAOC) and EF Education First (EF)
Announce Their Third "Youth for Change" UNAOC-EF Summer School in NY

26 January 2015 – The United Nations....
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UNAOC issues the first edition of its quarterly newsletter

30 January 2015 ....
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The Geoglyph symbols are the same as the Rosetta Stone

January 23, 2015 - Professor Aristotle Tentov says that all symbols of Sveti Nikole Geoglyphs...
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Mystical sign gives Macedonians broaden insights about their past

Geoglyphs are works of art created in the earth's soil by organized stacking of stones,...
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For Your Info. Update - Post-Conflict Macedonia

Jan 15 - Model for Intercultural, inter-ethnic, inter-religious, inclusive and sustainable societies
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Emir Al Thani EMIR OF QATAR welcomed the role of the
Republic of Macedonia in the Alliance of Civilizations.

Jan 15 — “The Macedonian model of respect for diversity is a very positive example, which should
be promoted as part of this global initiative”, said the Qatari Emir at the meeting ...
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Orthodox New Year 2015: How Christian communities around the world
celebrate 'Old New Year'

January 13, 2015 - People dance and sing near Minsk in Belarus...
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Charlie Hebdo: As millions protest Paris attacks, world leaders walk arm-in-arm

PARIS, Jan 12 — World leaders including Muslim and Jewish statesmen linked arms to ...
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Meeting on Rejecting Violent Extremism and Advancing Shared Well-being

18 December 2014 – The High Representative for the Alliance....
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Million-Mummy Cemetery Unearthed in Egypt

16 October 2014 – She's literally one in a million....
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Israeli Prime Minister Sends Christmas Message to Christians  

Rome, December 26, 2014 - Benjamin Netanyahu, the prime minister of Israel,...
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Short Remarks By H.E. Nassir Abdulaziz Al-Nasser The UN High
Representative for the Alliance of Civilizations At The Inauguration of the Chinese
Lounge and Paintings Exhibition

23 December 2014 -Your Excellency Ambassador Liu Jieyi, the Permanent Representative of China...
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MESSAGE TO THE WORLD

FROM GDF FOUNDER 1992/1992 - 2013/2014
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"...This is the path of peace: dialogue. ..." - His Holiness Pope Francis.
Catholic, Muslim Leaders Join Together to Promote Peace

December 05, 2014 - As the dramatic situation in the Middle East continues, an interreligious meeting....
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Pope Francis played key role in U.S.- Cuba deal  

December 17, 2014 - WASHINGTON — A personal appeal by Pope Francis played a key role....
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Putin in India: Key Deals on Oil, Gas and Atomic Energy Signed Between
India and Russia

11 Dec - Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday assured President Vladimir Putin ...
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Belgrade-Budapest railway-related agreements signed in the presence of
prime ministers of China, Serbia, Hungary and Macedonia.

DECEMBER 17, 2014  - BELGRADE -- Two agreements on cooperation between the Serbian and...
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In Turkey, Pope Francis Advocates Dialogue in Battling ‘Fanaticism’  

28 Nov - ISTANBUL — In his first visit as pope to a predominantly Muslim country....
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Pope's Address to Turkish Authorities 

Vatican City, November 28, 2014 - Here below is the Vatican-provided translation of Pope Francis'...
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Pope Francis prays alongside Grand Mufti in Istanbul’s Blue Mosque  

Saturday 29 November 2014 - In a gesture designed to highlight his commitment to inter-faith
...
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Pope Francis Bows, Asks For Blessing From Ecumenical Patriarch
Bartholomew In Extraordinary Display Of Christian Unity

30 Nov 2014 - ISTANBUL (AP) — Pope Francis and the spiritual leader of the world's Orthodox...
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Global Citizen Forum "Globalization and Sustainable Development:
The Role of Government, NGO's and the Private Sector" Statement by
H.E. Mr. Nassir Abdulaziz Al Nasser UN High Representative for the Alliance of Civilizations

31 October 2014 – Excellencies, Distinguished Guests, Ladies and Gentlemen....
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FIRST WORLD CITIES DAY People-centered Urbanization, Managing
Ethnic Diversity in Today's Cities

31 October 2014 – In my role of High Representative of the United Nations Alliance of Civilizations....
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UN expert calls on Member States to accelerate fight against racism in
sports

4 November 2014 – An independent United Nations human rights expert....
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PLURAL+ 2014 Youth Video Festival Awards Ceremony

7 November 2014 – The United Nations Alliance of Civilizations....
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United Nations Alliance of Civilizations and the BMW Group Host a
Capacity Building Workshop for Recipients of the 2014 Intercultural Innovation
Award

7 November 2014 – Strategic communication, planning and implementation....
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Culture must be considered in approaches to disaster risk reduction - UN-backed
report

28 October 2014 – Disaster risk reduction approaches must recognize....
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Media Advisory World Cities Day 2014 Leading Urban Transformations

31 October 2014 – What: On the occasion of World Cities Day....
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Media Advisory Globalization and Sustainable Development: The Role of
Governments, NGOs and the Private Sector

31 October 2014 – What: The United Nations Alliance of Civilizations....
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Leaders of tomorrow must be heard today, Ban tells Global Forum on Youth
Policies

28 October 2014 – Young people around the world....
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UN envoy leads call for action, resources to ensure meaningful role for youths in
policy talks

27 October 2014 – Meeting for the first time since arriving in Azerbaijan....
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Remarks by the High Representative for the Alliance of Civilizations at University
of Central Florida

16 October 2014 – Good afternoon, at the outset....
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More respect, less criminalization for migrant workers, UN rights expert urges

24 October 2014 – The lack of political will to stand up for migrant workers' rights remains....
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President Ivanov Awarded Crans Montana Forum’s Prix de la Fondation
2014

October 18, 2014, Macedonian President Gjorge Ivanov was awarded Prix de la Fondation ....
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Statement of the Holy See to the UN in Geneva on Migration and Families

13 October 2014 – Here below is the statement of Archbishop Silvano M. Tomasi....
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Diwali/Deepavali in India

Diwali celebrations may last for up to five days....
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The United Nations Alliance of Civilizations Fellowship Programme is launching
a call for applications for emerging leaders from Europe and North America
interested in engaging with the Middle East and North Africa (MENA).

October 2014 - This year's edition will invite 15 emerging leaders from Europe...
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Al-Nasser reiterates his pleas for peace

10 October 2014 – The High Representative....
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Indigenous knowledge essential to meet global biodiversity targets -
UN official

7 October 2014 – The knowledge and traditional practices....
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Remarks by H.E. Mr. Nassir Abdulaziz Al-Nasser open briefing of the Counter-
Terrorism Committee

30 September 2014 – Countering Incitement to Commit Terrorist....
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Opening remarks by H.E. Mr. Nassir Abdulaziz Al-Nasser the United Nations
High Representative for the Alliance of Civilizations before the Annual Ministerial
Meeting of the United Nations Alliance of Civilization

26 September 2014 – Good morning and welcome back to New York....
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First World Conference of Indigenous Peoples: Governments pledge action to
advance indigenous rights

26 September 2014 – Scattered across the globe....
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Alliance of Civilizations: World leaders meet at UN to promote common humanity

26 September 2014 – United Nations Deputy....
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Welcome remarks by H.E. Mr. Nassir Abdulaziz Al-Nasser, the United Nations
High Representative for the Alliance of Civilizations: Social Justice in Arab States

17 September 2014 – Panel....
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Joint press statement by the UN High Representative for the Alliance of
Civilizations and the Foreign Minister of Azerbaijan

26 September 2014 – During the United Nations Alliance of Civilizations....
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Remarks of H.E. Mr. Nassir Abdulaziz Al-Nasser: Global issues and their
impact on the future of human rights and international criminal justice

4 September 2014 – Excellencies, Ladies and Gentlemen....
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VA - Position title Project Management Specialist - Migration and Media

23 September 2014 – Vacancy code VA/2014/B5004/5926....
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Voices of indigenous peoples must be heard on issues affecting them,
UN rights body told

17 September 2014 – The voices of indigenous peoples must be effectively heard....
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World welcomes that you need to know!

17 September 2014 – Some kiss, others shake hands....
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Address by H.E. Mr. Nassir Abdulaziz Al-Nasser, The United Nations High
Representative for the Alliance of Civilizations At the Closing Ceremony
UNESCO Global Media Forum Delivered by Ambassador Tariq Al-Ansari Chief
of Cabinet of the High Representative 

28 August 2014 - Excellencies, Distinguished Guests, Ladies and Gentlemen...
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Macedonian Business Forum in Toronto

September 4, 2014 - On 23 and 24 October will be held Macedonian Business Forum in Toronto...
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Sixth Global Forum on UN WEB TV

UN WEB TV Coverage of the United Nations Alliance of Civilizations Sixth Global Forum....
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CLOSING REMARKS BY H. E. MR. NASSIR ABDULAZIZ AL-NASSER
THE UNITED NATIONS HIGH REPRESENTATIVE FOR THE ALLIANCE OF CIVILIZATIONS BEFORE THE MINISTERIAL SEGMENT OF SIXTH UNAOC
GLOBAL FORUM

30 Aug 2014 - I am grateful for your thoughtful and helpful interventions during....
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UN officials hail role of cultural, religious dialogue in advancing peace,
development

29 August 2014 – United Nations officials today highlighted the important role played by the ....
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Unity in Diversity - Workshop UN DPI/ NGO Conference, UN New York

28 Aug 2014 - Read More (1), (2), (3), (4), (5), (6), (7),


 
The UNAOC Sixth Global Forum in Bali: Unity in Diversity, Celebrating
Diversity for Common and Shared Values

21 August 2014 - The Alliance of Civilizations Sixth Global Forum, hosted by the Government of
Indonesia
....
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75 YOUTH FROM 75 COUNTRIES EXCHANGE IDEAS FOR EFFECTIVE PEACEBUILDING METHODS WITH THE UN DEPUTY SECRETARY-GENERAL
AND UN OFFICIALS

12 August 2014 - 75 youth from 75 countries
....
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On International Day, Ban says indigenous peoples can be 'powerful
agents of progress'

9 August 2014 – Marking the International Day of the World's Indigenous Peoples today,...
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Ahead of International Day, UN spotlights rights of indigenous peoples

8 August 2014 – Kicking off its observance of the International Day of the World’s...
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Remarks of H. E. Mr. Nassir Al Nasser The High Representative of the
UN Alliance of Civilizations Roundtable with CTED and the Tony Blair Faith
Foundation

July 24, 2014 - Excellencies, Ladies and Gentlemen: Thank you for inviting me to speak to you at...
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‘Indigenous peoples’ must feature in new global development agenda,
stress UN experts

21 July 2014 – The new global sustainable development agenda that Members States are...
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Jean Christophe Bas: "When you live in peace, you don’t realise how
much of a privilege it is"

17.07.2014 - Jean Christophe Bas is heading in a new direction.
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Inauguration - Unity in Diversity Peace Garden Nashville, TN, USA

7 July 2014 - The inauguration of the Unity in Diversity Peace Garden at Scarritt Bennett...

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"Do One Thing for Diversity and Inclusion" - Best Wishes JC Bas on New Role

24 Jun 2014 - My dear friend, Jean-Christophe Bas (in picture on left side), a major change agent and..
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Remarks of H.E. Mr. Nassir Al Nasser The UN High Representative for the
Alliance of Civilizations Before the UNAOC Group of Friends meeting at the
Ambassadorial Level The Role of Young People in Peace building

26 June 2014 - I am very pleased to meet with you today at our UNAOC
....
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FEATURE: For winners of UN essay contest, multilingualism makes the
world go 'round

27 June 2014 - An Arabic-speaking Chinese woman? A Mandarin-speaking Malagasy lady?
...
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Rebuilding Timbuktu: UN agency working in Mali to 'keep culture significant'

27 June 2014 - Two of the World Heritage mausoleums destroyed in Timbuktu
....
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Ahead of World Cup, UN hails power of sport to bring communities,
peoples together

9 June 2014 - Just days away from the kick-off of the 2014 FIFA World Cup in Brazil
....
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Remarks of H.E. Mr. Nassir Al Nasser The High Representative of the
Alliance of Civilizations the forth review of the UN Global Counter Terrorism
Strategy

11 June 2014 - Excellencies, Friends, Ladies and Gentlemen
....
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Youth Event at the UNAOC Forum in Bali: Call for applications

12 June 2014 - Dear youth partner
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VA Project Management Specialist-Intercultural Engagement

11 June 2014 - Vacancy code VA/2014/B5004/5416
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The UN High Representative and the Commissioner for the African Union
Social Affairs sign an MoU between the Alliance of Civilizations and the African
Union Commission

3 June 2014 - The UN High Representative for the Alliance of Civilizations
....
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Short Remerks By Mr Nassir Abdulaziz Al-Nasser The UN High
Representative for the Alliance of Civilizations At The Inauguration of the
Chinese Paintings & Calligraphy Exhibition 

27 May 2014 - I am honored to be here
....
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Professor Mike Hardy of Coventry University Discusses Diversity and
Development with High Representative Al-Nasser

21 May 2014 - Watch Video
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It's not just a game: UN-hosted event spotlights power of sports to advance
shared values

22 May 2014 - High-level officials, prominent athletes and youth teamed up at the United
....

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Upcoming world conference dominates 2014 session of UN Forum on Indigenous
issues

22 May 2014 - Calls for the full, equal and effective participation by the world's 370 million
....
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Remarks by H.E. Mr. Nassir Abdulaziz Al-Nasser United Nations High
Representative for the UN Alliance of Civilizations At The World Sports Values
Summit for Peace and Development

22 May 2014 - It is a great pleasure for me to be addressing you today
....
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Lecture at Coventry University by H.E. Mr. Nassir Abdulaziz Al-Nasser United
Nations High Representative for the UN Alliance of Civilizations "Diversity
Matters: Contemporary Challenges for Peaceful Relations"

19 May 2014 - Thank you all for the opportunity to address you in this historic city, Coventry
....
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Leaders Gather to Identify how to use Sports as Method for Promoting Peace and Development During Two Day Summit

16 May 2014 - High-level officials, prominent athletes and youth will gather at
....
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Leaders Gather to Identify how to use Sports as Method for Promoting
Peace and Development During Two Day Summit

16 May 2014 - High-level officials, prominent athletes and youth will gather at
....
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Indigenous Forum opens with UN officials highlighting sustainable
development agenda

12 May 2014 - Indigenous peoples must be a part of the ongoing process to define a global
....
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Remarks by H.E. Mr. Nassir Abdulaziz United Nation High Representative
for the Alliance of Civilizations at the Family Heart OF Development

15 May 2014 - It is a great pleasure for me to be here today for the 20th
....
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Mali: UN, European Union team up to restore Timbuktu's cultural heritage

16 May 2014 - The United Nations and the European Union have forged an agreement
....
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In Stockholm, Ban calls for optimizing benefits of 'journey of hope' for
migrants, society as a whole

14 May 2014 - United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today called on all countries
....
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Addressing General Assembly, UN officials spotlight vital role of culture in
sustainable development

5 May 2014 - Culture, in all its multifaceted dynamism must be thoroughly integrated
....
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UNAOC and Qatar Olympic Committee sign a Memorandum of Understanding

7 May 2014 - The United Nations Alliance of Civilizations (UNAOC)
....
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UNAOC Focal Points meeting Doha

30 April 2014 - The following links to statements made at the UNAOC Focal Points meeting in Doha
....
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Remarks by Mr. Matthew Hodes Director of UNAOC at Annual Focal Points of
the Alliance of Civilizations

29-30 April 2014 - Excellencies and friends, I would like to briefly address the issue of the Regional
....
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Interaction with Civil Society: UNAOC Focal Points meeting DOHA 30 APRIL
2014 Hanifa Mezoui, PhD Senior Advisor, Humanitarian Affairs and Civil Society,
UNAOC

30 April 2014 - Distinguished Colleagues from the NGO Community, Distinguished Focal Points of the
UNAOC, Ladies and Gentlemen
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Remarks by Nihal Saad Spokesperson for the UN High Representative for the
Alliance of Civilizations On The Road to Bali

30 April 2014 - Excellencies, Ladies and Gentlemen, I would like to express my thanks again for the Government of Qatar for hosting
....
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Speech of Mr. Nassir Abdulaziz Al-Nasser United Nations High Representative
for the Alliance of Civilizations on the Preliminary Conference for the Sixth Global
Forum of the Alliance of Civilizations and the Annual Meeting of the Focus Points
of the Alliance (in Arabic)

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On World Day, UN celebrates historic influence of jazz to connect people, ignite
social change

30 April 2014 - Jazz has given rhythm to the struggles of civil rights movements around
....
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UN, Olympic Committee sign formal agreement on role of sport in development,
peace

28 April 2014 - With Norwegian professional biathlete Ole Einar Bjorndalen and Boston
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VOICE 7th Issue - Anniversary Special
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Remarks by H.E. Mr. Nassir Abdulaziz Al-Nasser United Nations High Representative for the Alliance of Civilizations Doha Conference on "Empowering Families: A Pathway to Development" Plenary Session on Family and Development

17 April 2014 - It is a great pleasure for me to be addressing you today
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TERMS OF REFERENCE for "Design, Printing and Distribution of the book "Media and Information Literacy in the MENA Region""

15 April 2014 - The Printer, under the direction of Alliance of Civilizations
....
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Ivanov: Macedonia has the right to be proud of conditions it has created
for the Roma

8 April 2014 - On the occasion of 8 April International Roma Day, President Ivanov
....
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Marking International Day, UN urges full inclusion of Roma people in
decision-making in Europe

8 April 2014 - On International Roma Day, the United Nations
....
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Unity in Diversity Peace Garden - Nashville, TN, USA

9 April 2014 - A few years ago, I had the pleasure to meet 14 year old Kiran Thawardas
....
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As ratifications lag, UN experts renew call for States to sign treaty on
migrant workers' rights

7 April 2014 - The expert members of the United Nations panel dealing with the rights
....
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Message of the High Representative for the Alliance of Civilizations on the
International Day of Sport for Development and Peace

April 6th, 2014 will mark the first International Day of Sport for Development and Peace
....
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Statement by His Excellency Mr. Nassir Abdulaziz Al-Nasser UN High
Representative for the Alliance of Civilizations at eh UNAOC Ambassadorial
meeting on "peaceful coexistence as Path to Sustainable Development"

2 April 2014 - I'm very pleased to meet with you today at our UNAOC Ambassadorial meeting
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The High Representative for the Alliance of Civilizations has audience with His
Holiness Pope Francis

28 Mar - The UN High Representative for the Alliance of Civilizations
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HR Al-Nasser Remarks to the Third Seminar of the Initiative on Mediation
in the Mediterranean Region “Promoting a Culture of Mediation and Prevention
in the Mediterranean”


11 Mar - It gives me great honor to address this distinguished gathering in the City of Brdo
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The UN High Representative Convenes an Informal Meeting on
“UNITY IN DIVERSITY – World Civil Society”

11 Mar - Posted on February 21, 2014 - The UN High Representative for the Alliance of Civilizations, 
....
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Welcome remarks , Closing remarks


 
HR Al-Nasser Remarks at UN Women for Peace March in March


Posted on March 7, 2014 - I am very happy to be with you here and to join your march again....
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UNAOC Informal Meeting: Unity in Diversity — World Civil Society


21 February 2014 – Remarks by H.E. Mr. Nassir Abdul Aziz Al-Nasser, The UN High Representative
for The Alliance Of Civilizations...
Welcome remarks

Closing remarks

 

   
Ahead of Zero Discrimination Day, UN agency appeals for tolerance,
dignity for all


27 February 2014 – “Zero Discrimination Day,” to be marked on 1 March, is a worldwide...
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TOR: COORDINATING ORGANIZATION: appPEACE



Posted on February 4 2014, Terms of Reference for COORDINATING ORGANIZATION...
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TOR: Curriculum Developer Discussion Guides for PLURAL+ 2013 videos

Posted on February 24, 2014 - Terms of Reference, Curriculum Developer
...
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On International Day, UN urges support for ‘Mother Languages’, linguistic diversity


21 February 2014 – International Mother Language Day celebrates linguistic and cultural...
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Remarks By HE Nassir Abdulaziz Al-Nasser The UN High Representative for the
Alliance of Civilizations At The Book Launch and Discussion of Global Citizenship
& the Future of the United Nations


Posted on February 20, 2014 - I am very pleased to join you today especially that I can...
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TOR: Personal Assistant to the High Representative


Posted on February 19, 2014 - “UNOPS plays a critical role in providing management...
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Closing Remarks by His Excellency Mr. Nassir Abdulaziz Al-Nasser
UN High Representative for the Alliance of Civilizations At the UNAOC
Ambassadorial meeting

14 February 2014 – Our meeting have come to an end, but before we adjourn, I would like to brief...
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Remarks of H.E. Nassir Abdulaziz Al-Nasser The UN High Representative for
the Alliance of Civilizations on Social Inclusion and Migration: Developments for
the 2015 Agenda

10 February 2014 – At the outset, I would like to welcome President Zapatero...
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New UN report highlights experiences, challenges faced by young migrants
worldwide

14 February 2014 – A new report launched today by the United Nations spotlights the...
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Statement by His Excellency Mr. Nassir Abdulaziz Al-Nasser UN High
Representative for the Alliance of Civilizations At the UNAOC Ambassadorial
meeting on "Strengthening International Cooperation in Preventing Terrorism"

14 February 2014 – I am pleased to welcome you on this beautiful day...
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Remarks by H.E. Mr. Nassir Abdulaziz Al-Nasser United Nations High
Representative For the Alliance of Civilizations At "World Interfaith Harmony:
Vital for Peace and Development"

12 February 2014 – It is a great pleasure to be with you in my capacity as High Representative...
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Remarks by H.E. Mr. Nassir Abdulaziz Al-Nasser United Nations High
Representative for the Alliance of Civilizations Before The 3rd Bicocca
Intercultural Day Universita delgi Stud di Milano Bicocca
31 January 2014

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Ahead eve of Sochi Olympic Games, Ban praises power of sport to unite all
people

6 February 2014 – In Sochi, Russia, United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon...
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On Holocaust Memorial Day, UN calls for unflagging vigilance to prevent new
genocide

27 January 2014 – The United Nations today paid tribute to the 6 million Jews...
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Message of the UN High Representative for the Alliance of Civilizations on the
occasion of the Chinese New Year

31 January 2014 – On the occasion of the New Chinese Lunar Year...
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Security Council stresses reconciliation during debate on 'war and the search for
lasting peace'

 

29 January 2014 – A halt to fighting does not necessarily end a conflict...

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World Interfaith Harmony Week

1 February 2014 - It's back! The 2013 World Interfaith Harmony Week is back and picking up...
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With a nod to multiculturalism, UN hosts 'Project Runway' finale

8 January 2014 – The United Nations is in fashion this winter...
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Opening Remarks by H.E. Mr. Nassir Abdulaziz Al-Nasser The United Nations High Representative for The Alliance of Civilizations Before The 27th Conference of the Academy of Latinity In Cooperation with the Global Movement of Moderates Foundation

8 January 2014 – As the UN High Representative of the Alliance of Civilizations...
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Remarks by H.E. Mr. Nassir Abdulaziz Al-Nasser The United Nations High Representative for The Alliance of Civilizations Before the International Islamic University of Malaysia Senate Hall - IIUM

9 January 2014 – It gives me distinct pleasure to speak to you again, one year after my first visit to this very distinguished...
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UN urged to recognize benefits derived from mountain regions as essential for sustainable development

8 January 2014 – As United Nations - led talks on outlining the future global development...
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Vatican: Intercultural Dialogue in Education is a Key to Peace

20 December 2013 – The Vatican has produced a document underlining the...
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Respect migrants' rights, reject xenophobia, UN says on International Day

18 December 2013 – To mark International Migrants Day, The United Nations family is calling...
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Statement by H.E. Nassir Abdulaziz Al-Nasser United Nations High Representative for the Alliance of Civilizations at the Official Session of The Doha Goals

9-11 December 2013 – Ministers, Your Eminences, Excellencies, Ladies and Gentlemen...
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Video message by H.E. Nassir Abdulaziz Al-Nasser to the CTITF Retreat

6 December 2013 – Excellencies, Ladies and Gentlemen: I am pleased to address your crucial meeting today...
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UNAOC statement before the CTITF retreat at Greentree delivered by Amb. Tariq Al-Ansari Chief de Cabinet to the High Representative

2 December 2013 – Ladies and Gentlemen, I am pleased to be here at the Greetree Estate with you...
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Environment should play greater role in peace building, UN report

10 December 2013 – Natural resources - which, in many conflict-affected countries, fuel...
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TOR: Media Education Intern/Volunteer - unpaid

9 December 2013 – Terms of Reference: Intern/Volunteer...
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PLURAL+ 2013 Awards Ceremony

1 December 2013 – Young video producers from around the world will share their work...
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Keynote Address by H.E. Mr. Nassir Abdulaziz Al-Nasser High Representative, UNAOC to Global Thinkers Forum 2013

3 December 2013 – Excellencies, Distinguished guests, Ladies and Gentlemen...
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The UN High Representative for the Alliance of Civilizations Receives The Excellence in Leadership Award

4 December 2013 – The UN High-Representative for the Alliance of Civilizations...
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Call For Bids: Video Production

1 December 2013 – Deadline: Tuesday 10 December 2013, 5pm NYC time...
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Message of Mr. Nassir Abdulaziz Al-Nasser, the UN High Representative for the Alliance of Civilizations on the Occasion of the Holidays

27 November 2013 – Statement Attributable to the Spokesperson for the UN High-Representative...
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RFQ: Translation Services (Communication Documents)

27 November 2013 – Request for Quotation for Translation Services: English to Portuguese, Korean, Hebrew, Kiswahili and German...
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Terrorism can only be defeated by education, former British leader Blair tells UN

21 November 2013 – Broad based cross-cultural education is crucial to defeating terrorism...
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Concluding remarks by HR Al-Nasser at the Beijing Forum

2 November 2013 – Ladies and Gentlemen, Dear Colleagues, I want to express you my profound gratitude...
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On World Philosophy Day, UN official urges critical thinking on inclusion, sustainability

21 November 2013 – Marking World Philosophy Day, the head the United Nations...
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The UN High Representative and Director General of FAO Sign an MoU between the Alliance of Civilizations and Food and Agriculture Organization

22 November 2013 – The UN High Representative for the Alliance of Civilizations (UNAOC)...
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TOR: Strategic Development and Partnerships, Special Events Intern/Volunteer - unpaid

21 November 2013 – Post Title: Strategic Development and Partnerships, Special Events Intern/Volunteer - unpaid...
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Speech by H.E. Nassir Abdulaziz Al-Nasser United Nations High Representative for The Alliance of Civilizations at the Opening Session of the Religions of Peace

20 November 2013 – Minister, Your Eminences, Excellencies, Ladies and Gentlemen...
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Speech by H.E. Nassir Abdulaziz Al-Nasser United Nations High Representative for The Alliance of Civilizations at the KAICIID Global Forum on "The Image of the Other: International and Intercultural Education"

19 November 2013 – Ministers, Your Eminences, Excellencies, Ladies and Gentlemen...
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On International Day, UN officials urge tolerance to promote peaceful, sustainable future

16 November 2013 – United Nations officials marked the International Day for Tolerance...
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UNAOC Fellowship Programme - 2013 EUNA Edition 

14 November 2013 – The United Nations Alliance of Civilizations (UNAOC) Fellowship Programme...
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High Representative Al Nasser's Exclusive Interview for the NewsXchange Conference 

11 November 2013 – On November 13-15 2013, the international conference NewsXchange...
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Keynote by H.E. Nassir Abdulaziz Al-Nasser the UN High Representative for the Alliance of Civilizations before the Beijing Forum The Harmony of Civilizations and Prosperity for All: What role for the UN Alliance of Civilizations 

1 November 2013 – Excellencies, Ladies and Gentlemen, it is a great pleasure for me to address the Beijing Forum on the occassion of its 10th anniversary...
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UNAOC Fellowship Alumni Consultation in New York City 

5 November 2013 – From 24-26 October 2013, a working group of UNAOC Fellowship Alumni, representing...
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TOR: ALUMNI NETWORK WEBSITE DEVELOPMENT 

5 November 2013 – TERMS OF REFERENCE...
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UN expert body urges action to prevent violation of indigenous rights due to business activities 

29 October 2013 – States and corporations need to do more to prevent the violation of...
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Opening Speech by H.E. Nassir Abdulaziz Al-Nasser UN High Representative for the Alliance of Civilizations at the Palm and Pine Tree Cross-Cultural Dialogue Between the Arab World and Europe 

26-27 October 2013 – Excellencies, Distinguished Guests, Friends and Colleagues, Ladies and Gentlemen, I am privileged as the High Representative of the Alliance of Civilizations...
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TOR: Fellowship Programme Consultant 

29 October 2013 – Description: The United Nations Alliance of Civilizations (UNAOC) seeks to reduce...
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VA: Fundraising & Social Enterprise Advisor

29 October 2013 – Vacancy code: VA/2013/B5004/4103...
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Rights expert urges establishing UN body to address global migration issues

25 October 2013 – Urging enhanced global migration governance, the United Nations...
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High Representative Al-Nasser meets with the Foreign Minister of Italy and FAO Director General

Rome- New York, 24 October, 2013 - The UN High Representative for the Alliance of Civilizations, H.E. Mr. Nassir Abdulaziz Al-Nasser,...
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UN experts on indigenous issues urge greater focus on environment, women’s rights

22 October 2013 – While there have been encouraging responses to human rights concerns...
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Remarks by High Representative Al-Nasser At The Roundtable on Multiculturalism: Tolerance, Dialogue and Solidarity

Bucharest – October 15, 2013 - It is a great honor for me, in my capacity as High Representative of the Alliance of Civilizations,...
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Intercultural Innovation Awardees' workshop in Delhi, India

25 October 2013 – Eleven Intercultural Innovation Award winners and alumni...
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... the Church is aware of the importance of dialogue with the cultures present in the European continent

21 October 2013 – Even though not identifying itself with any culture...
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Remarks by H.E. Nassir Abdulaziz Al-Nasser UN High Representative for The Alliance of Civilizations on the Occassion of the Exhibition of "Land of Opportunity"

22 October 2013 – I sincerely thank UNESCO, for hosting this event in Paris, with the State Committee...
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Brazzaville, Zahle, Krakow and Fabriano designated UNESCO Creative Cities

21 October 2013 – The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization...
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High Representative Al-Nasser neets with the Prime Minister of the Republic of Romania and other Senior Romanian Officials

20 October 2013 – The High Representative for the Alliance of Civilizations, H.E. Mr. Nassir Abdulaziz...
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Migration in a Globalized World

17 October 2013 - With attention centered on the challenges of how to deal with immigration...
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Message From H.E. Nassir Abdulaziz Al-Nasser, the United Nations High Representative For The Alliance of Civilizations of Eid Al-Adha

14 October 2013 - On the occassion of Eid Al-Adha (Feast of Sacrifice)...
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Mbarka Bouaida, 2012 UNAOC Fellowship participant, appointed Minister Delegate to the Minister of Foreign Affairs and Cooperation of Morocco by the King of Morocco

16 October 2013 - Mbarka Bouaida (Morocco) is a member of the National Council of the political party...
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'Many languages, one world': UN launches essay contest to celebrate multilinguism

14 October 2013 - The United Nations is asking college and university students to write an...
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Message From H.E. Nassir Abdulaziz Al-Nasser United Nations High Representative For The Alliance of Civilizations To The Special Consultation On The Current Crisis In Syria

11 October 2013 - Organized by: Universal Peace Federation...
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The UN High Representative and the Chairman of the State Committee for Work with Religious Associations (SCWRA) sign a PoC between the UN Alliance of Civilizations and the State Committee for Work with Religious Associations of the Republic of Azerbaijan

27 September 2013 - The UN High Representative for the Alliance of Civilizations (UNAOC)...
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States must prioritize migrants' human rights, UN independant experts reiterate

7 October 2013 - As crews off the Italian island of Lampedusa continue to recover bodies...
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At high-level meeting, Ban puts forward recommendations to 'make migration work'

3 October 2013 - The General Assembly High-level Dialogue on Migration and...
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UNAOC and BMW Group Renew Ground-breaking Partnership

30 September 2013 - During the Alliance of Civilizations Group of Friends Ministerial meeting...
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Ban reiterates support for inter-agency collaboration on migration and development

4 October 2013 - Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon urged a United Nations-backed group to...
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Statement by H.E. Mr. Nassir Abdulaziz Al-Nasser the United Nations High Representative for the Alliance of Civilizations Before The HLD on International Migration and Development Round Table 3

4 October 2013 - Your Excellency, Mr. Patrick Abba Moro, Minister of Interior in Nigera, Your Excellency, Ms. Simonetta Sommaruga...
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Ahead of high-level meeting, UN officials spotlight migrants' contribution to societies

2 October 2013 - United NAtions officials today highlighted the plight of international...

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UN High Representative Nassir Abdulaziz Al-Nasser Meets with His Eminence Archbishop Dominique Manberte, Foreign Minister of the Holy See

1 October 2013 - The UN High Representative for the Alliance of Civilizations...
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UN High Representative Nassir Abdulaziz Al-Nasser with H.E. Dr. Nabil Al Araby, Secretary General of the League of Arab States

30 September 2013 - The UN High Representative for the Alliance of Civilizations (UNAOC)...
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FROM LAND OF FIRE AND LAND OF TOLERANCE AZERBAIJAN - UN ALLIANCE OF CIVILIZATIONS INAUGURATE A PHOTO EXHIBITION IN NEW YORK CITY

27 September 2013 - On the sidelines of the 68th session of the UN General Assembly, the UN...
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Technology plays key role in promoting understanding among cultures - UN official

27 September 2013 - Information and communications technologies (ICTs) are essential...
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Pope's Message for World Day of Migrants and Refugees Released Today

24 September 2013 - The president of the Pontifical Council for the Pastoral Care of Migrants...
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Statement by H.E. Mr. Nassir Abdulaziz Al-Nasser, the United Nations High Representative for the Alliance of Civilizations Before the Annual UNAOC Ministerial Meeting "Global Harmony for Development and Prosperity"

27 September 2013 - At the outset, I would like to welcome the Foreign Ministers; and representatives of the International Organizations...
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Migration is a key priority in Greece, Deputy Prime Minister tells UN Assembly

27 September 2013 - In his speech to the United Nations General Assembly's high-level...
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High Representative Al-Nasser meets with H.E. Dr. R.M. Marty Natalegawa, Foreign Minister of Indonesia

25 September 2013 - On the sidelines of the 68th session of the UN General Assembly...
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UN High Representative Nassir Abdulaziz Al-Nasser meets with HH the Emir of Qatar and the UN Secretary Genral

25 September 2013 - The UN High Respresentative for the Alliance of Civilizations...
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The UN High Representative and Director General of UNESCO Sign and MoU between the Alliance of Civilizations and UNESCO

25 September 2013 - The UN High Representative for the Alliance of Civilizations (UNAOC)...
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Unity in Diversity Peace Garden Thomastown West Primary School, Melbourne, Australia

20 September 2013 - We have just completed stage one of our peace garden.
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Unity in Diversity Peace Garden, Scarritt-Bennett Center, Nashville, TN, USA

On May 18, we had our celebration event, which was a great success.
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Apathy, democracy's most insidious enemy, can be remedied with inclusive participation – UN chief

15 September 2013 – This year's International Day of Democracy falls amid volatile political.
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Number of international migrants rises above 232 million, UN report says

11 September 2013 – More people than ever are living abroad the United Nations today...
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Feature: Singing for peace: UN ambasssadors launch CD to bridge cultural, generational divides

11 September 2013 – "We wanted to speak about peace in a way other than our speeches,...
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Message of H.E. Mr. Nassir Abdulaziz Al-Nasser, the UN High-Representative for the Alliance of Civilizations on the Occassion of Yom Kippur

13 September 2013 – On Behalf of the United Nations Alliance of Civilizations (UNAOC),...
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Call for Vendors: Program Management Consultant

10 September 2013...
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Call for Vendors: Multimedia Consultant

10 September 2013...
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Call for Vendors: Alumni Network Coordinator

10 September 2013...
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The High Representative Al-Nasser meets with H.E. the President of the Republic of Finland and holds brainstorming sessions with Nordic partners

5 September 2013 – The UN High Representative for the Alliance of Civilizations (UNAOC), Mr Nassir Abdulaziz Al-Nasser...
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At high-level forum, top UN officials stress importance of individual in 'culture of peace'

6 September 2013 – People in positions of power and authority have a moral and political...
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Government policies on migration should place people at centre - UN human rights chief

4 September 2013 – With more than 250 million migrants around the world, the top United...
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Lecture by H.E. Nassir Abdulaziz Al-Nasser, The United Nations High Representative For Alliance of Civilizations On "The Relevance of the Alliance of Civilizations to the Nordic Countries and its Implications"

5 September 2013 – Your country gave the world Sibelius in music, Alvar Aalto in architecture, Nokia in communications...
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High Representative Al-Nasser and DSG Jan Eliasson Meet 100 Global Youth Leaders UNHQ

29 August 2013 – 100 Global Youth Leaders Visit the United Nations to Listen to and Engage on Critical International Issues...
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High Representative Al-Nasser receives the Permanent Representative of Kuwait

29 August 2013 – The UN High Representative for the Alliance of Civilizations, Mr. Nassir Abdulaziz Al-Nasser...
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Message From UNAOC High Representative H.E. Nassir Abdulaziz Al-Nasser at the Closing Ceremony for the UNAOC-EF Summer School

30 August 2013 – I am pleased to address you today, at the closing of the UNAOC-EF SUMMER SCHOOL here in Tarrytown...
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UN Assembly Proclaims 6 April International Day of Sport for Development, Peace

23 August 2013 – The United Nations General Assembly today proclaimed 6 April as the...
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Marking Youth Day, UN officials spotlight rights and potential of young migrants

12 August 2013 – Marking International Youth Day, United Nations officials today...
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Stopping hate speech spread via internet tops agenda of UN anti-racism committee

12 August 2013 – The United Nations committee tasked with combating racial...
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International Conference - ‘Imagine the Common Good’

‘Debates on: ‘Unity in Diversity’ - FRANCE

15 Aug 2013 -
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UN stresses importance of honouring treaties between States and indigenous groups

9 August 2013 – Marking the International Day of the World's Indigenous Peoples, United...
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Honouring indigenous groups, UN human rights chief urges respect for existing treaties

7 August 2013 – Ahead of International Day of the World's Indigenous People, the...
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Indigenous canoe trip celebrating 400-year-old peace treaty culminates with UN event

9 August 2013 – More than 200 indigenous and non-indigenous canoe paddlers arrived in...
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Eid Al-Fitr 2013: A Celebration At The End Of Ramadan

6 Aug - One of the most joyous days in the Islamic calendar, Eid al-Fitr, also known as Eid...
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Call for Vendors: World Intercultural Facility for Innovation

2 August 2013 - The United Nations Alliance of Civilizations (UNAOC) seeks to reduce tensions across...
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International Day of Friendship an occassion to inspire peace, build trust - UN Chief

30 July 2013 - Marking the International Day of Friendship, United Nations Secretary-...
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100 Young People from Around the World to Participate in a First-Ever UN Alliance of Civilizations and Education First Summer School in New York

25 July 2013 - The United Nations Alliance of Civilizations (UNAOC) and Education First (EF)...
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Recent acts of ethnic-based violence highlight need for greater dialogue - UN official

20 July 2013 - Deeply concerned about the increasing number of acts of violence...
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Remarks by H. E. Mr Nassir Abdulazziz Al-Nasser, the UN High-Representative for the Alliance of Civilizations to the Group of Friends of the UN Alliance of Civilizations

17 July 2013 - Good afternoon and Ramadan Kareem! At the outset...
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On the Recent Incidents of Ethnic-based Violence and Incitement to Hatred Across the Globe and Promoting Cultural Diversity and Inclusiveness

19 July 2013 - The UN High Representative for the Alliance of Civilizations...
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Senior UN official highlights role of dialogue to combat intolerance, extremism

17 July 2013 - A senior United Nations official today stressed the importance of dialogue...
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Message of H. E. Mr Nassir Abdulazziz Al-Nasser, the UN High-Representative for the Alliance of Civilizations of the Occasion of Ramadan
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Message of H. E. Mr Nassir Abdulazziz Al-Nasser, the UN High-Representative for the Alliance of Civilizations of the Occasion of Independance Day

Posted on July 4, 2013 - On behalf of the United Nations Alliance of Civilizations (UNAoC) ...Read more


  
Money sent home by migrant workers could boost rural economies, UN says

Posted on June 28, 2013 - Remmitances - the money sent by migrants to their home countries - could ...
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Remarks by H.E. Mr. Nassir-Abdulaziz Al-Nasser UN High Representative for the Alliance of Civilizations At the World Forum 1st Ministerial Meeting World Forum on Intercultural Dialogue

Posted on June 20, 2013 - Baku, Azerbaijan, 31 May 2013, Your Excellency Mr. Ilham Aliyev, the President of Azerbaijan, ...
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Migrants essential for social, economic well-being of societies – UN senior official

20 June 2013 – Governments should recognize the wide-range of benefits that migrants...
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Statement by H. E. Mr. Nassir Abdulaziz Al-Nasser The UN High Representative for the Alliance of Civilizations Before the First UNAOC Alumni Fellowship in Baku

Baku, 31 May 2013 - Dear Minister Abulfas Garayev, Dear Alumni Fellows of the Alliance of Civilizations
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Doha’s Media and Information Literacy Conference

Posted on June 19, 2013 - The Doha Center for Media Freedom (DCMF ) with the support of the UNAOC,
 ...
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Statement by His Excellency Mr. Nassir Abdulaziz Al-Nasser UN High Representative for the Alliance of Civilizations Before the United Nations General Assembly’s Thematic Debate “Culture and Development”

New York, 12 June 2013 - Excellency, Mr. Ban Ki Moon, Secretary General of the UN, ...
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At General Assembly debate, UN officials stress vital role of culture in development

12 June 2013 – United Nations officials today highlighted the need to recognize the vital role ...
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Quality education can help prevent racism and xenophobia – UN expert

14 June 2013 – Access to quality education has a significant role in preventing racism, ...
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Swiss Seminar Outcomes and #CoveringMigration Campaign Seek Improved Migration Coverage

Posted on June 10, 2013 - The United Nations Alliance of Civilizations (UNAOC) has just launched a social ...
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UN chief urges teamwork, power of sports, to help build peaceful, prosperous future

5 June 2013 – Sport is a valuable vehicle to reach peace and development objectives, ...
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Remarks by Matthew Hodes, Director of the United Nations Alliance of Civilizations at World Cultural Forum

Posted on June 7, 2013 - It is my great honour to address you here today at the World Cultural Forum
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The Fellowship Programme 2013 Edition

Posted on June 4, 2013 - From 10 June to 25 June, the United Nations Alliance of Civilizations (UNAOC)...
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Strengthening the role of Civil Society to promote intercultural dialogue, diversity and inclusion- Baku 2013

Posted on June 3, 2013 - At the 2nd World Forum on Intercultural Dialogue in Baku ...

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Statement by H.E. Mr. Nassir Abdulaziz Al-Nasser, The UN High Representative for the Alliance of Civilizations At The Opening Ceremony of The 2nd World Forum on Intercultural Dialogue

Posted on May 30, 2013 - It is a great honor for me, in my capacity as UN High Representative ...
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President Ilham Aliyev attended the opening ceremony of the Second World Forum on Intercultural Dialogue

30 May - Dear ladies and gentlemen! Distinguished guests! I cordially greet all of you, welcome to Azerbaijan...
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Remarks by H.E. Nassir Abdulaziz Al-Nasser, the UN High-Representative at the Joint Press Conference in Baku- May 29, 2013

Remarks by H.E. Nassir Abdulaziz Al-Nasser, the UN High-Representative at the Joint Press Conference in Baku- May 29, 2013...
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Remarks by H.E. Nassir Abdulaziz Al-Nasser, The UN High Representative for the Alliance of Civilizations at the National Tolerance Center

Baku, Azerbaijan, 29 May 2013 - I am privileged as the High Representative of the Alliance of Civilizations, ...
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UN honours poet Tagore for messages of tolerance and harmony

30 May 2013 – The United Nations today honoured the Nobel laureate, Rabindranath...

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Pope Francis Meets with President of the 67th Session of the UNs General Assembly

Vatican City, May 31, 2013 (Zenit.org) - This morning in the Vatican Apostolic Palace, Pope Francis received

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Statement Attributable to the Spokesperson for the UN High-Representative for the Alliance of Civilizations: H.E. The Prime Minister of Turkey Receives the UN High Representative for The Alliance of Civilizations (AoC) in Ankara

Turkey, 28 May 2013 - The UN High Representative for the Alliance of Civilizations, H.E Nassir Abdulaziz...
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European Union must guarantee human rights of migrants – UN expert


28 May 2013 – Migration policy in the European Union (EU) must incorporate a human ...

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Remarks by the UN High Representative for the Alliance of Civilizations to the Group of Friends

Posted on May 14, 2013 - I would like to begin today by, first, thanking you member states, H. E. the Secretary-General...
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UN official highlights positive trends in Africa to protect indigenous people’s rights

23 May 2013 – A United Nations official today stressed that Africa has taken positive steps...
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UN rights experts call for stronger protection of victims of caste-based discrimination

24 May 2013 – More than 260 million people across the world are still victims of human ...
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Francis: Nourish Hope in Refugees, Migrants

Vatican City, May 24, 2013 - Pope Francis says we are all called to nourish hope...
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On World Day, UN encourages joining ‘do one thing for diversity and inclusion’ campaign
 

21 May 2013 – Visit a museum, watch a foreign film or share your traditions with someone
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UNAOC Pursues Efforts to Improve Migration Coverage in Switzerland

Posted on May 20, 2013 - The United Nations Alliance of Civilizations (UNAOC) hosted a one-day seminar...
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Indigenous culture, youth among key topics as UN permanent forum opens 12th session

20 May 2013 – Around 2,300 indigenous participants are expected to discuss culture, ...
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Message of the UN High Representative for the Alliance of Civilizations for Do One Thing For Diversity and Inclusion

17 May - The UN General Assembly declared May 21st as the World Day for Diversity.

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In ‘time of tension,’ role of Alliance of Civilizations must be enhanced, says Ban

13 May 2013 – In an increasingly interdependent world with diverse cultures exposed to...

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First Meeting of Fellowship Alumni in Baku, Azerbaijan

New York, 25 May 2013 - On 31 May, 2013, the United Nations Alliance of Civilizations (UNAOC) ...

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UNAOC pursues efforts to improve migration coverage in Swiss context

Berne, May 16, 2013 – The United Nations Alliance of Civilizations (UNAOC) hosted a one-day seminar in Bern...

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The Third World Conference on Dialogue among Religions and Civilizations Finished

11 May - With the adoption of the Declaration in Skopje tonight, the third World Conference on Dialogue...
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The World Religious Conference Has Begun

11 May - Approximately 110 foreign and 150 domestic guests participated ...
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UN rights chief hails new treaty protecting economic, social, cultural rights

6 May 2013 – The United Nations human rights chief today welcomed the birth of a new...
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Deputy UN chief stresses need to advance sustainable tourism as cities continue to grow

8 May 2013 – The United Nations Deputy Secretary-General today encouraged...
 

 
New book on Media and Information Literacy

May 10 - The book is the first publication of the UNESCO-UNAOC Media and Information Literacy...
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Statement by H. E. Mr. Nassir Abdulaziz Al-Nasser The UN High Representative for the Alliance of Civilizations Before The Doha Forum on the Millennium Development Goals
 
Doha, Qatar, 29 April 2013 - Your Highness Sheikha Moza Bint Nassir, the First Lady...
 


UNESCO and China highlight role of culture in post-2015 development agenda
 
3 May 2013 – The United Nations Scientific, Educational and Cultural Organization...
 

 
UNAOC-Education First Summer School: Call for Applications
 
3 May - This UNAOC-EF Summer School will bring together 100 youth from all over the...
 


Statement of H.E. Nassir Abdulaziz Al-Nasser, The UN High Representative for the Alliance of Civilizations on Social Harmony and Religious Identities, Delivered by Ambassador Tariq Al-Ansari, Chief of Cabinet to the High Representative
 
3 May - It is my privilege to have this opportunity to address you this evening on the theme:...
 


On international day, UN celebrates jazz as a force for peace and cooperation
 
30 April 2013 – The United Nations today kicked off celebrations for the second...
 

 
Google, the United Nations Alliance of Civilizations and the World Bank Institute jointly organized a unique digital journalism training for Arab media professionals
 
24 April 2013 - The United Nations Alliance of Civilizations (UNAOC) and Google,...
 


Global migration can spur opportunity for social and economic growth, Ban says
 
22 April 2013 – The United Nations Commission on Population and Development kicked off...
 

 
Statement by His Excellency Nassir Abdelaziz Al-Nasser High Representative for the Alliance of Civilizations of the United Nations at the 10th Doha Conference on Interfaith Dialogue
 
24 April 2013 - Your Excellency, Dr. Hasan Bin Abdallah Al Ghanem, Minister of Justice...
 

 
Press Statement Attributable to the Spokesperson for The UN High-Representative for the Alliance of Civilizations: The UN High-Representative for AoC Meets with Musical Ambassador Renée Fleming
 
New York, 25 April 2013 - On the occasion of a cultural event organized by The Aspen Institute...
 


CreateUNAOC update
 
Posted 26 April 2013 - The United Nations Alliance of Civilizations (UNAOC), in partnership...
 


PLURAL+ Call for entries

23 Apr - The United Nations Alliance of Civilizations ( UNAOC) and the International Organization for Migration...
 


Google, the United Nations Alliance of Civilizations and the World Bank Institute jointly organized a unique digital journalism training for Arab journalists

Amman, April 24, 2013 -  The United Nations Alliance of Civilizations and Google, in partnership
...
 


FEATURE: Indigenous activist fights to save his tribe and the Amazon rainforest
 
16 April 2013 – Almir Narayamoga Surui was born into indigenous Amazonian tribe - the...
 

  
Summary of the Presentation of the Project “The Impact of Living abroad”, Berlin Nov 30, 2012
 
15 April 2013 – In this innovative 4 year study, researchers from the University of Essex (UK)...
 

  
Short Remarks by The UN High-Representative for the Alliance of Civilizations On the Occasion of the
 
Conference Across Cultures: Youth Media Visions “Youth media in formal and informal educational settings”
 
12 April 2013 – I am happy to be here at this year Conference across Cultures...
 

  
Digital Tools Training in Amman: Program
 
15 April 2013 – This Digital Tools Training for Newsgathering and Reporting Across Cultures taking place in...
 

  
Create UNAOC Receives Media Attention
 
12 April 2013 – Over a month has passed since the five winners and five honorable...
 

 
UN expert calls on African countries to protect hundreds of minority groups
 
11 April 2013 – Hundreds of minority groups in Africa are in dire need of strengthened...
 

 
"Living Together Peacefully in an Diverse World" Prize
 
8 April 2013 - The Government of Azerbaijan and the United Nations Alliance of Civilizations (UNAOC)...
 

 
UN agencies announce campaign to better inform tourists about funding of illicit goods
 
5 April 2013 – Tourists can help reduce demand for illicit goods and services that fund...
 

-NEW- Chinese tourists spent more money than any other nationality last year – UN
 
4 April 2013 – Thanks to rapid urbanization and rising disposable incomes in their country...
 

 
Meeting with the fellowship Partners in Vienna
 
Posted on March 28, 2013 - Last month, the partners of the Fellowship Programme met at the 5th UNAOC...
 


Call for applications: Swiss Media and Migration Seminar
 
16 March 2013 - The United Nations Alliance of Civilizations (UNAOC) will be hosting...
 

  
Statement by His Excellency Mr. Nassir Abdulaziz UN High Representative for the Alliance of Civilizations At the High Level Meeting on "Strengthening International Cooperation in Preventing Terrorism" Delivered by Ambassador Tariq Al-Ansari Chief of Cabinet to the High Representative
 
18 March 2013 - Your Excellency Mr. Elmar Mammadyarov, The Foreign Minister...
 

 
 
UNESCO names Chinese composer Tan Dun as Goodwill Ambassador
 
22 March 2013 - The United NAtions Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization...
 

 
No place for racism in sports, UN declares on International Day
 
21 March 2013 - The United NAtions today urged using the power of sport to end the blight...
 

 
Marking International Day or Nowruz, Ban calls on cultures to protect environment
 
21 March 2013 - The Persian spring festival of Nowruz celebrates not just the diversity and...
 

 
On French language day, UN stresses value of linguistic diversity for peace
 
20 March 2013 - Celebrating the International Day of Francophonie, or French language,...
 

 
Alliance of Civilizations can be 'major soft power tool' in global diplomacy - UN envoy
 
14 March 2013 - The United Nations backed Alliance of Civilizations this year will...
 

 
Protection of minority languages is a human rights obligation, UN expert says
 
12 March 2013 - Half the world's estimated 6,000-plus languages will likely die out by the...
 

 
Remittances Hit $534 Billion in 2012, Setting New Record
 
Despite a sluggish economy, a report issued by the World Bank finds that...
 

 
H.E. Mr. Nassir Abdulaziz Al-Nasser UN High Representative for the Alliance of Civilizations Outlines Vision and Priorities for Alliance
 
14 March 2013 - Good Morning, Ladies and Gentlemen of the media, I am very pleased to meet with you...
 

 
The UN High-Representative Al-Nasser congratulates Pope Francis I for his election as 226th Pontiff of the Catholic Church
 
13 March 2013 - The UN High Representative for the Alliance of Civilizations...
 

 
UNAOC Engaging with Civil Society to Work More Effectively in Promoting Dialogue and Understanding
 
11 March 2013 - One of the outcomes of the 5th Global Forum of the UNAOC, which was held in Vienna...
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PLURAL+ Youth Video Festival Goes Multilingual
 
New York, March 12, 2013 - We are pleased to announce that PLURAL+ has partnered with Amara ...
 

 
UNESCO and partners calls for Interest in Global Forum for Partnerships on Media and Information Literacy

14 March 2013 - UNESCO and its partners calls on all organisations working in the field of media...
 

  
Data-based pilot study looks into characteristics of migration coverage
 
28 February 2013 - A fuller picture of migration journalism...
 

 
UNAOC engaging with civil society to work more effectively in promoting dialogue and understanding

10 March 2013 - One of the outcomes of the 5th Global Forum of the UNAOC, which was held in Vienna...
 

 
Whittlesea Community Leadership Network Victoria Inc. (WCLN)
Launch Day (Melbourne - Australia)
 
25 Feb - We gather this evening to celebrate the Official launch...
 

 
At UN forum, countries commit to advance cross-cultural dialogue
 
28 February 2013 - Governments and international organizations from around the world...
 

 
Principles of tolerance and respect can help address global challenges - UN officials

 
27 February 2013 - Top United Nations officials today urged world leaders to promote...
 

 
Statement by His Excellency Mr. Nassir Abdulazziz Al-Nasser UN High Representative for the Alliance of Civilizations at the Forum of the Alliance of Civilizations
 
27 February 2013 - Your Excellency Mr. Heinz Fischer, The Federal President of Austria...
 

 
UN Secretary General joined by World Leaders in Vienna at the 5th Global Forum of the UN Alliance of Civilizations
 
27 February 2013 - Leaders from around the world, including UN Secretary-General...
 

 
At Vienna Forum, Ban calls on world's youth to take the lead on global issues
 
26 February 2013 - The world's youth must take the helm in steering the international...
 

 
Closing remarks by H.E. Mr. Nassir Abdulaziz Al-Nasser UN High Representative for the Alliance of Civilizations

 
28 February 2013 - Excellencies, Ladies and Gentlemen, I have the honor to speak to you...
 

 
UN Alliance of Civilizations Global Forum Draws to a close with Vienna Declaration
 
28 February 2013 - Following two days of meetings attendd by over 2,000...
 

 
Calm final day of UNAOC Global Forum ends with recommendations
 
28 February 2013 - The crowds at the second day of the United Nations Alliance of Civilizations (UNAOC)...
 

 
BMW Group's Bill McAndrews explains the background of the Intercultural Innovation Awards
 
28 February 2013 - In the video above, Bill McAndrews, vice president of communications strategy...
 

 
Statement by Jorge Sampaio UN High Representative for the Alliance of Civilizations at the Opening of the Fifth Global Forum of the Alliance of Civilizations

 
27 February 2013 - Mr. Heinz Fischer, Federal President of Austria, Mr. Michael Spindelegger,...
 

 
Leaders stress conflict resolution on first day of 5th Global Forum
 
28 February 2013 - Speakers at the opening of the 5th Global Forum of the United Nations Alliance of Civilizations...
 

 
Youth Recommendations at the 5th Global Forum of the UNAOC in Vienna
 
28 February 2013 - 150 youth from 100 countries convened at the Alliance of Civilizations Forum...
 

 
United Nations Alliance of Civilizations and BMW Group Announce Winners of Intercultural Innovation Award
 
27 February 2013 - The Viennese Volkstheatre was host to the UNAOC and the BMW Group...
 

 
Young people from around the world develop recommendations at Youth Event

 
27 February 2013 - Secretary General of the United Nations Ban Ki-moon enjoyed a celebrity-style arrival...
 

 
Follow UNAOC Vienna Forum Blog in three languages
 
27 February 2013 - The UNAOC, in partnership with Canal Francve International and the Missouri School...
 

 
Remarks by H.E. Nassir Abdulaziz Al-Nasser the UN High Representative for the Alliance of Civilizations at The Intercultural Innovation Award Ceremony
 
26 February 2013 - Excellencies, Ladies and Gentlemen, I am very pleased to be here today in Vienna...
 

 
Statement by Jorge Sampaio at the Opening of the Youth Event at the Vienna Forum

 
26 February 2013 - Dear Secretary of State for Integration, Mr. Sebastian Kurz,...
 

 
Grassroots initiative - Whittlesea leadership network prepares to launch
 
18 February 2013 - A NEW organisation will help those who help others in their roles as community...
 

 
Create UNAOC Finalists Gear Up For 5th UNAOC Forum
 
22 February 2013 - The forum, which convenes decision-makers, experts and a variety of...
 

 
On International Mother Language Day, UN promotes reading in local tongues
 
21 February 2013 - The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization...
 

 
UNAOC Mobilizes to Improve Coverage of Migration
 
19 February 2013 - The meeting was organized in partnership with the Global Editor's Network...
 

 
High Rep travels to Oman and Spain
 
18 February 2013 - President Jorge Sampaio's tenure as UN High Representative for the Alliance of Civilizations...
 

 
Matthew Hodes named new Director of the United Nations Alliance of Civilizations
 
1 February 2013 - The United Nations Alliance of Civilizations, a special project of the Sectretary-General...
 

 
Digital Tools for Newsgathering and Reporting Across Cultures" Training Application
 
11 February 2013 - The United Nations Alliance of Civilizations and Google invite 25 journalists...
 

 
Ban spotlights UN partnership with Islamic bloc to prevent and resolve conflicts
 
7 February 2013 - Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today highlighted the importance of...
 

 
New UN initiative encourages Somalis abroad to invest in farming projects back home
 
4 February 2013 - The United Nations agency tasked with supporting agricultural projects in...
 

 
Columbia opens latest Global Center in Nairobi

 
3 February 2013 - Columbia University launched a new Global Center in Nairobi...
 

 
UN lauds new tool enabling individual complaints on economic, social and cultural rights
 
6 February 2013 - The United Nations has applauded the upcoming availability of a new...
 

 
International tourism rebounding from global economic crisis, says UN
 
29 January 2013 - Despite lingering economic instability due to the global financial crisis...
 

 
Announcing the Create UNAOC 2012 Finalists
 
January 31, 2013 - The United Nations Alliance of Civilizations, the MIT Education Arcade...
 

 
APPS/GAMES for Intercultural Dialogue

 
January 29, 2013 - The United Nations Alliance of Civilizations, the MIT Education Arcade and Learning...
 

 
Post Conflict Macedonia - Inclusive Society Model
 
21 December 2012 - The purpose of this paper is to provide information on the processes undertaken to establish ...
 

 
UNAOC High-Level Seminar of Editors and Migration Experts Kicks-Off in Paris
 
January 25, 2013 - Today, over 35 editors in chief, journalists, media and...
 

 
Announcing the Create UNAOC 2012 Finalists

 
January 22, 2013 - The United Nations Alliance of Civilizations, the MIT Education Arcade and Learning Games...
 

 
Covering Migration: Challenges Met and Unmet
 
January 21, 2013 - In partnership with the Global Editors Network and with the support...
 

 
End conditions that feed terrorism, Ban tells Security Counsil at day-long debate

January 15, 2013 - Sectretary-General Ban Ki-moon today called for a focus on conditions...
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Alliance Celebrates World Interfaith Harmony Week 2013
 

January 14, 2013 - As in previous years, the Alliance welcomes this year's World Interfaith Harmony Week...
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Seeking Greener Pastures Abroad Safari Books have published this book about the migration profile of Nigeria written...

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Create UNAOC Finalists will be announced by January 18; Fields of View joins as partner


January 14, 2013 - We're excited to inform you that the jury of the inaugural 2012-13 Create UNAOC... Read more 


 
Media Consultant Position (The Intercultural Innovation Award)

January 15, 2013 - Terms of Reference Media Consultant (The Intercultural Innovation Award)...
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The UNAOC Call for Applications for the 2013 Youth Solidarity Fund (YSF)
 

January 16, 2013 - All youth organizations are encouraged to review the Guidelines and use the Application form...
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At Holocaust memorial event, Ban highlights need for courage to do what is right

Posted on January 12, 2013 - Genocide, anti-Semitism and Islamophobia, the responsibility to...
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Canadian authorities must start meaningful dialogue with aboriginal leaders – UN expert


Posted on January 8, 2013 - A United Nations independant expert today urged the Canadian...
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Millions of domestic workers worldwide lack social protection, says new UN report

Posted on January 9, 2013 - Millions of domestic workers around the world are not protected under
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Message by the UN High Representative for the Alliance of Civilizations, President Jorge Sampaio, on the occasion of the 2012 International Migrants Day

Posted December 16 - “The UN International Migrants Day that takes place on December 18th is a welcome...
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On International Migrants Day, human rights experts call for end to criminalization of irregular migration

Posted on 18 December 2012 – On International Migrants Day, United Nations independent experts...
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UNESCO to name Swiss writer and philanthropist Metin Arditi as Goodwill Ambassador

Posted on 18 December 2012 – The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization...
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Lisbon Forum 2012: “The Arab Season: from change to challenges”

Posted on December 17, 2012 - On December 3rd and 4th, the Lisbon Forum 2012 under the topic “The Arab Season...
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Education and ‘the pivot’

Posted on December 16, 2012 - This article from the Jakarta Post discusses the importance of business-to-business...
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The Politics of Religious Diversity: Public Event Report

Posted on December 16, 2012 - This report summarizes the discussions and outcomes of the event “The Politics of Religious Diversity”...
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Report on the UNAOC Asia and Pacific Regional Consultation in Shanghai

Posted on December 10, 2012 - “We are welcoming UNAOC in the region, our only regret is that you...
 

 
Religion, Development, and the United Nations


Posted on December 9, 2012 - This Social Science Research Council (SSRC) report summarizes the key...
 


Hillary Clinton Promotes the Study Abroad Experience

Posted on December 9, 2012 - It’s International Education Week 2012 and U.S. Secretary of State Hillary...
 


Strategic Development and Partnerships Intern/Volunteer – unpaid

Posted on December 10, 2012 - Terms of Reference: Intern/ Volunteer...
 

 
The Borders of Integration – Polish Migrants in Germany and the United States, 1870-1924

Posted on December 5, 2012 - This book by Brian McCook takes up the important contemporary...
 


Panel discussion on diversity in the media in Washington D.C.


Posted on December 11, 2012 - “Journalism has a role to play in intercultural relations,” Marc Scheuer,...
 

 
UN praises Africa for leading way with landmark treaty protecting internally displaced people


6 December 2012 – The United Nations refugee chief today saluted the “historic” entry into...
 

 
Fighting cultural extinction, traditional dances and crafts added to UN list of intangible heritage

4 December 2012 – Botswanan pottery-making, Indonesian handicrafts, traditional Kyrgyz...
 


Challenge Deadline Extended to Sunday, December 9


Posted December 3 - Encouraged by the diversity and richness of app concepts the Create UNAOC...


UN committee adds 20 new items to intangible cultural heritage list

5 December 2012 – A United Nations committee tasked with protecting the world’s oral
...
 

 
UNESCO adds another seven items to list of intangible cultural heritage


6 December 2012 – Traditional ceramics from Romania, Bedouin chanted poetry from...
 


Tanenbaum’s Peacemakers are the unknown, religiously motivated women and men working for peace


Posted on December 5, 2012 - Tanenbaum’s Peacemakers are the unknown, religiously motivated...
 


Slovenian partner to offer winter program on “Two Nations and Three Religions in Israel and Palestine”

Posted on December 4, 2012 - The Slovenian Partner of the UNAOC Research network will offer a winter...
 

 
Challenges remain in ensuring minority rights respected globally, says Ban

27 November 2012 – Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today reaffirmed the commitment of...
 

 
Remittance investment and knowledge-sharing can help lift poorest nations – UN report

26 November 2012 – Remittances to the world’s least developed countries (LDCs) must...
 


At intercultural centre, Ban highlights need for religious and political leaders to use their influence responsibly

26 November 2012 – United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today highlighted the...
 


Committed to culturally diverse communities

30/11/2012 - Victoria’s diverse cultures, languages, faiths and ethnicity will be celebrated at next week’s launch of the MAV’s...
 

 
Nearly $23 billion contributed to US economy by international students

Posted on November 25, 2012 - International students contribute contribute over $22.7 billion...
 

 

Journeys of Belonging: A Conversation on Diversity in the Media on December 6th

Posted 28 Nov - Save the date! Today’s media landscape looks unlike anything before – but does it look...
 


Today's media landscape looks unlike anything before --but does it look more diverse? Join the discussion:

27 Nov - In a world where newsgathering and news consumption have changed radically...
 

 
New Zealand partner conducting online survey on multiculturalism

Posted on November 26, 2012 - UNAOC Research Network partner in New Zealand at the Victoria...
 


Media Education Intern

Posted on November 26, 2012 - Post Title: Media Education Intern/Volunteer – unpaid...
 


Report on discussion on “Middle East on Rise: Turkey and the EU” from Turkish partner

Posted on November 27, 2012 - Turkish Partner, Global Political Trends Center at Istanbul Kültür...
 

 
Pope's December Prayer Intentions Dedicated to Migrants

VATICAN CITY, NOV. 30, 2012 (Zenit.org).- Benedict XVI is dedicating the month of December to...
 


Learning from Experience, Leading to Engagement for a Europe of Religion and Belief Diversity
Posted on November 27, 2012 - Two documents have been made available as the results from the policy...
 


At global conference, UN official highlights role of migration in promoting development

21 November 2012 – Addressing a global summit on international migration today, the top...
 

 
PLURAL+ 2012 Awards Ceremony

With over 150 videos from 54 countries from around the world, youth filmmakers from...
 

 

Panamanian jazz composer Danilo Pérez to become UN Artist for Peace

19 November 2012 – The United Nations agency tasked with conserving and promoting...
 


On International Day of Tolerance, UN flags key role of understanding in countering extremism and ignorance

16 November 2012 – United Nations officials today stressed the importance of building tolerance...
 

 
Harmony Through Diversity and Dialogue

12 November 2012 – The United Nations Alliance of Civilizations is convening Regional Consultations...
 

 

Google and UN joined forces to organize Tunisia's first 1 day digital journalism training for North African journalists who want to help reinvent the way that the media works in the region


November 15, 2012 - The United Nations Alliance of Civilizations and Google, in partnership with the...
 


UN Alliance of Civilizations’ Arab Fellows in US and Europe to improve trust between Arab world and West Emerging leaders from the Middle East to experience US during election.


New York, 5 November 2012 – Twelve young leaders from North Africa and the Middle East are arriving...
 

 
Young Entrepreneurs Around the Mediterranean to Work Together to Create New Jobs

13 November 2012 - The United Nations Alliance of Civilization (UNAOC), in collaboration with the...
 

 
German and Korean internet education initiatives win UNESCO prize

12 November 2012 – Two digital projects from Germany and the Republic of Korea will be...
 

 

Young Entrepreneurs Around the Mediterranean to Work Together to Create New Jobs


17 November 2012 – Young people from the Euro-Med region gathering in Italy to create social...
 


UN Alliance of Civilizations' Arab Fellows in US and Europe to improve trust between Arab world and West

New York, 5 November 2012 - Twelve young leaders from North Africa and the Middle East are arriving...
 

 
Impact of Study Abroad: Nov. 30 AFS Meeting in Berlin to present results of research

Posted on November 7, 2012 - AFS Interkulturelle Begegnungen e.V. will present the results...
 

 
Countries must boost measures to combat Internet racism – UN independent expert

5 November 2012 – The surge in websites that promote hate speech and racism requires States to...
 

 

UN hails effort by the Philippines to protect refugees and stateless people

6 November 2012 – The United Nations refuge agency today lauded the Philippines for being the...
 

 
Second Session of the Fall 2012 UNAOC Fellows

Posted on November 2, 2012 - The UNAOC Fellowship Programme, which is an exchange programme...
 

 
British Council, UNAOC and premier journalism school launch original multimedia project around identities

NEW YORK (October 31, 2013) – The United Nations Alliance of Civilizations, the British Councilʼs Our...
 

 
Initiative to improve the student experience goes global

Posted on November 1, 2012 - University personnel from all over the globe gathered in the beginning of...
 

 

Cardinal Veglio Presents Holy Father's Letter to Migrants and Refugees

VATICAN CITY, OCT. 29, 2012 (Zenit.org).- Cardinal Antonio Maria Veglio, president of the...
 

 
DAAD backs Potsdam project with Iran


Posted on November 1, 2012 - To strengthen and improve inter-religious dialogue and academic...
 


Border Crossing Observatory at UNAOC Research Network Australian Partner

Posted on October 24, 2012 - The Border Crossing Observatory at UNAOC Research Network Partner...
 

 
Digital Journalism Bootcamp

19 October 2012 - The United Nations Alliance of Civilizations and Google are excited to announce...
 

 

Interview with BMW Group’s Konstanze Carreras

Posted on October 23, 2012 - BMW creates award for intercultural commitment: An interview with BMW...
 


Interview with Michael Bach, National Director of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion for KPMG’s operations in Canada

Posted on October 23, 2012 - Why does diversity matter to KPMG?
Diversity matters to KPMG because we are a people business. We don’t manufacture a product and...
 


Deadline for 2012 Create UNAOC Challenge Nears


Postd 11 October 2012. The United Nations Alliance of Civilizations, the MIT Education Arcade, Learning...
 

 

Alliance of Civilizations International Traditional Sports Festival

13 October 2012 – To celebrate the cultures of the world and to revive traditional sports and games...
 


UNAOC-BMW Group Award Winner Expands to 20 Cities Worldwide

Toronto, ON, September 26, 2012. On October 1-3, 2012, Maytree, along with the United Nations...
 


New President outlines priorities for 67th General Assembly session

3 October 2012 – Giving the General Assembly a more prominent role in discussions on global...
 


The United Nations Alliance of Civilizations Wants to Foster Innovation through Apps and Games Promoting Intercultural Dialogue

Posted 2 October 2012 - The United Nations Alliance of Civilizations, the MIT Education...
 


Deadline for Applications/Nominations: Nov. 1, Kissinger Chair, Library of Congress, USA

Posted on October 6, 2012 - The John W. Kluge Center at the Library of Congress is now accepting...
 

 
Ban hails ‘invaluable’ work of Alliance of Civilizations in fostering understanding

28 September 2012 – Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today lauded the United Nations-backed...
 


Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon appoints former President of the Sixty-Sixth Session of the United Nations General Assembly Nassir
Abdulaziz Al-Nasser of Qatar as High Representative for the UN Alliance of Civilizations

Posted on September 28, 2012 - Following consultations, United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon...
 


Caminho da Paz (the Path Of Peace)

On September 23, 2012, the city of São Paulo will host, for the 4th consecutive year, the main event...
 


Create UNAOC Welcomes Ashoka and Soliya as 2012 Partners

Posted on September 24, 2012 - The 2012 Create UNAOC Challenge, a mobile app competition co- ...
 


Declaration of Alumni of the United Nations Alliance of Civilizations (UNAOC) Fellowship Programme

Posted on September 25, 2012 - At the occasion of the 67th General Assembly of the United Nations...
 


Launch of First Data Journalism Study of Media Coverage of Migration

Posted on September 27, 2012- The UNAOC, in partnership with the European Journalism Centre...
 


UN officials highlight role of tourism in achieving sustainable development

27 September 2012 – United Nations officials today highlighted the role that tourism can play in...
 


At UN, Saudi Arabia calls for deepening of dialogue among religions to prevent conflicts

28 September 2012 – United Nations Member States must spread a culture of tolerance and...
 


City of God: A Metaphor for Humanity

ROME, SEPT. 27, 2012 (Zenit.org).- Is intercultural and interreligious dialogue really possible? Or...
 


Commentary on the Recent Crisis

Posted on September 24, 2012 - Following the unrest around the release of the recent film on Prophet...
 


Dialogue With Nonbelievers to Kick Off Year of Faith

VATICAN CITY, SEPT. 25, 2012 (Zenit.org).- When Benedict XVI first proposed the Courtyard of...
 


From New York to world’s conflict zones, UN marks International Day of Peace

21 September 2012 – From the traditional ringing of the Peace Bell at its Headquarters in New...
 


5th Edition of the Fellowship Programme

Posted on September 19, 2012 - The UNAOC Fellowship Programme, which is an exchange programme...
 


Former Somali refugee to receive prestigious UN award

18 September 2012 – Former Somali refugee to receive prestigious UN award The United...
 


Violence against women, property rights most pressing indigenous issues – UN expert

18 September 2012 – Violence against women and girls and the indiscriminate extraction of...
 


Study abroad can profoundly improve education

Posted on September 19, 2012 - This article is submitted is a response to a previously published...
 


Face to Faith

Posted 19 September 2012 -Recent acts of violence in the Middle East carried out in the name...
 


Statement From The High Representative on the Current Crisis

Posted on September 17, 2012 - The recent deadly tragic events in Benghazi, but also incidents in Cairo...
 


UN rights chief welcomes efforts to restore calm in wake of anti-Islam film, cartoons

21 September 2012 – The UN human rights chief has welcomed the efforts of senior Muslim...
 

 
President Sampaio Offers Condolences Following Libya Attack

Lisbon/New York , 12 September 2012
Excellency,
Dear Ms Clinton
I would like to express my sincere condolences on the shocking death of four American...
 

 
Education crucial to engender a ‘culture of peace,’ UN officials stress at General Assembly

14 September 2012 – Top officials of the United Nations said today that education could tackle...
 


Despite ‘real’ progress in mediation efforts, UN can do more, Ban tells Member States

13 September 2012 – The United Nations is much better positioned today to help settle disputes...
 


New report: Global Europe 2050

Posted on September 10, 2012 - The Global Europe 2050 foresight report presents and quantifies three...
 


UN human rights chief urges religious leaders to restore calm amid anti-Islam film protests

14 September 2012 – The United Nations human rights chief today urged religious and political...
 


Time to Speak Out – Libya and “Innocence of Muslims” Film

Posted 14 September 2012 – Dear Alliance Supporters, With all that has happened this week in Libya and across the Middle East...
 

 
...bridging the gap among people of different cultures

BUDAPEST, Hungary, SEPT. 4, 2012 (Zenit.org).- In a message to Maria Voce, president of the ...
 


Diaspora's... the value of remittances in 2011 throughout the world totalled $489 billion

1 September 2012 - This is a part of the analysis of the macroeconomics portal that monitors economic developments...
 


International treaty on domestic workers’ rights to come into force next year – UN

5 September 2012 – A United Nations treaty which provides a set of international standards to...
 

 
GLOBAL DIALOGUE FOUNDATION AT THE 3rd UNAoC SUMMER SCHOOL 2012

1 September 2012 - Global Dialogue Foundation was recently invited to attend the 3rd annual United Nations ...
 


UNAOC Fellowship press clips 2011-2012

Posted 30th.  August 2012
 


Racism: It stops with me

Posted 27 August 2012 - The Federal Race Discrimination Commissioner Dr Helen Szoke recently...
 


Is a Cohesive Europe That Forgets Its Christian Roots Possible?

ST. GALLEN, Switzerland, AUG. 28, 2012 (Zenit.org).- What is social cohesion based on today?
 

 
Multicultural Gala Dinner - Melbourne 2012

22 August 2012 - On the evening of Friday the 17th of August, Global Dialogue Foundation...
 

 
The Inclusive City: Management of Diversity at the Local Level

Posted on August 24, 2012 - The United Nations Alliance of Civilizations and the Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs...
 


On international day for remembrance, UNESCO chief calls for reflection on slavery

23 August 2012 – Marking the International Day for the Remembrance of the Slave Trade and its Abolition,...
 


UN human rights expert calls on US to consult with indigenous people over land sale

22 August 2012 – A United Nations independent expert today called on the United States Government ...
 


UNESCO study to examine treatment of Holocaust in global curricula

23 August 2012 – A new United Nations study exploring the ways schools around the world address...
 

 
Diasporas in Australia: Launch of Australian Research Council Report

16 August, 2012 - Canberra, Australia - The three-year research project “ Diasporas in Australia: Current and Potential Links...
 

 
A Special Message of the UN Secretary-General on International Youth Day 2012

Posted on August 16, 2012 - At the occasion of the International Youth Day, the UNAOC organized its 3rd Summer School...
 


Volunteer Translators Take Singer Beyoncé’s Humanitarian Message Global

New York  - 17 August 2012 - This yearʼs World Humanitarian Day (WHD) is being celebrated with the launch of a global...
 


All Aboard the John Lennon Educational Tour Bus for the Stanford Game Jam

Posted on August 14, 2012 - The Stanford University Office of Science Outreach, in partnership with the John Lennon...
 


UNAOC gives keynote speech at the first Central American and Caribbean Congress on Media, Children and Youth

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UNAOC gives keynote speech at International Conference on Media Education in China

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UN highlights vital role of media in empowering world’s indigenous people

9 August 2012 – Marking the International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples, United Nations...
 


Locating the Sacred Festival Holds Events All Over New York

Posted on August 9, 2012 - The UNAOC partners as an outreach organization with Locating the Sacred Festival. Organized by...
 


UNESCO to launch precious coins and medallions collection highlighting its activities

6 August 2012 – The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization...
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United Nations System-Wide Action Plan on Youth Questionnaire

Posted on August 3, 2012 - The United Nations is developing a System-Wide Action Plan on Youth...
 


Summer School Starts Saturday, August 4th

2 Aug 2012 – We look forward to welcoming the 3rd UN Alliance of Civilizations Summer...
 


Vatican Calls Muslims, Christians to Prepare Youth for Peace

VATICAN CITY, AUG. 3, 2012 (Zenit.org).- In a message for the end of Ramadan, the Pontifical...
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Press Release, Secretary Clinton to Host Global Diaspora Forum

July 25, 2012 - Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton will host the second annual Global Diaspora Forum at...
 

 
Secretary-General calls on countries to follow through with Olympic Truce

27 July 2012 – Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today urged countries to follow through...
 


The United Nations Alliance of Civilizations Wants to Foster Innovation through Apps and Games Promoting Intercultural Dialogue

NEW YORK, New York, 26 July 2012 — the United Nations Alliance of Civilizations, the MIT...
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Secretary-General takes part in torch relay ahead of Olympic Games in London

26 July 2012 – Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today took part in the traditional torch runh...
 


Apply to the Global Junior Challenge Special Award

Posted on July 23, 2012 - All is set for the 6th edition of the Global Junior Challenge, an unique opportunity...
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UNAOC - Youth Program Intern/ Volunteer

Posted on July 24, 2012 - Post Title: Youth Program Intern/ Volunteer – unpaid..
 


Vatican's World Tourism Day Message Has 'Green' Theme

VATICAN CITY, JULY 24, 2012 (Zenit.org).- World Tourism Day 2012 is scheduled for Sept. 27...
 


United Nations Alliance of Civilizations Launches 2012 Create UNAOC Challenge

Posted on July 19, 2012 - The United Nations Alliance of Civilizations Launches 2012 Create UNAOC...
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Leaders say climate is changing Native way of life

20/07/2012, Native American and Alaska Native leaders told of their villages being under water because of...
 


2012 Create UNAOC Jury Members Announced

Posted on July 19, 2012 - Create UNAOC has announced its roster for its inaugural 2012 challenge. The panel draws from...
 


Resources to Help You Develop Create UNAOC Apps and Games

Posted on July 19, 2012 - We have drawn up a list of resources, technical and cultural, that can guide potential participants as...
 


11th Festival of Pacific Arts ends on high note

13/07/2012 - After two weeks of festivity, the cultural extravaganza that is the 11th Festival of Pacific Arts...
 


Culture and tradition can help Pacific nations deal with climate change: PM Lilo

09/07/2012, Cultural knowledge can help Pacific nations find solutions to dealing with the impacts of climate...
 


East-Meets-West on Innovation and Entrepreneurship Congress and Exhibition

Posted on July 8, 2012 - The purpose of this conference, organized by the European Office of Cyprus, is to discuss and...
 


Knock !em down rain

Posted on 1st June 2012 - Earlier this year, I was being shown around Darwin by Robert Mills, a Larrakia community leader...
 


Vanishing Voices

Posted JULY 2012 One morning in early fall Andrei Mongush and his parents began preparations for supper, selecting a black-faced, fat-tailed...
 

 
‘Culture – critically important in sustainable development’

03/07/2012 - Thousands braved the sweltering heat for the very colourful and culturally charged opening of...
 


Pacific ministers back regional cultural strategy

06/07/2012, Pacific ministers of culture on Wednesday endorsed a regional strategy to further enhance the...
 


This NAIDOC Week, employers encouraged to help close the (work) gap

Posted 4 July 2012 - NAIDOC Week celebrations are held across Australia each July to celebrate...
 


Globalization: Words and Actions

Posted on July 1, 2012 - This new report published by the American Council on Education looks into the progress of...
 


Zimbabwe's Bishops Reach Out to Their Emigrants

HARARE, Zimbabwe, JULY 3, 2012 (Zenit.org).- The Zimbabwe Catholic Bishops’ Conference...
 

 


Desmond Tutu and Jorge Sampaio at Gulbenkian Foundation in Lisbon

Posted on June 28, 2012 - The Archbishop Desmond Tutu and High Representative Jorge Sampaio...
 


UN declares world happiness day

29 June 2012 - The UN General Assembly passed a resolution proclaiming the new commemoration that
adds to...
 


At seminar, UN top officials call for new approaches on countering appeal of terrorism

27 June 2012 – United Nations top officials today called for new approaches to address global ...
 


In Search of an Alliance of Civilizations: Part I

Posted on June 25, 2012 - By Mohsin Mohi-Ud Din United Nations AOC Fellow, Fulbright Fellow...
 


Birthplace of Jesus placed on UNESCO’s World Heritage in Danger List

29 June 2012 – The Church of the Nativity, which sits on a site in Bethlehem that is identified...
 


Historic forts on Panama’s coastline placed on List of World Heritage in Danger

27 June 2012 – Citing environmental factors, lack of maintenance and uncontrollable urban...
 


Indigenous land care promoted abroad

AAPJUNE 21, 2012 - AUSTRALIAN indigenous people's knowledge on managing the environment will be
shared ...
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UN honours local groups with Equator Prize for sustainable development work

21 June 2012 – Twenty-five local and indigenous groups were honoured on Wednesday evening
 


Amazon tribe shares culture with armchair explorers

17th June 2012 - Google has unveiled a cultural map of Brazil's Surui Indigenous people, a digital tool that ...
 

 
Do One Thing for Diversity & Inclusion 2012 in the City of Whittlesea, Victoria (Australia)

25 May 2012 - City of Whittleseaʼs Community Leadership Network participated...
 


CALL FOR APPLICATIONS - 3th UNAOC SUMMER SCHOOL

Posted 19th June 2012 - “Bridging Hearts, Opening Minds and Doing Things Together”
 

 
Sustainable Cultural Diversity: 2012 Intercultural Innovation Award Launched

Posted 15th June 2012 - NEW YORK/MUNICH —The BMW Group and the UN Alliance of Civilizations
(UNAOC) are...
 


PLURAL+ 2012 Youth Video Festival on Migration and Social Inclusion Calls for Youth
Participation

Posted 17th June - The United Nations Alliance of Civilizations ( UNAOC) and the International Organization for...
 


UN President Visits Pontiff

VATICAN CITY, JUNE 15, 2012 (Zenit.org).- Nassir Abdulaziz al-Nasser, president of the 66th...
 

 
PLURAL+ 2012 Youth Video Festival on Migration and Social Inclusion Calls for
Youth Participation

Posted 8th June 2012 - The United Nations Alliance of Civilizations ( UNAOC) and the International Organization..
 


Strategic Development and Partnerships Intern/ Volunteer

Posted 7th June 2012  - Post Title: Strategic Development and Partnerships Intern/Volunteer – unpaid...
 

 
UN Alliance of Civilizations Partners Forum Draws to A Close

Posted 2nd June 2012 - Convened at the invitation of the Prime Minister of Turkey, Recep...
 


TALKING POINTS - Istanbul Partners Forum, Pledging Conference

1 June 2012  - Read more
 


At Alliance of Civilizations meeting, Ban calls for tolerance and cooperation

31 May 2012 – Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today stressed the need for tolerance and..
 


Neglected indigenous food can be important tool to fight hunger – UN official

31 May 2012 – Indigenous foods which have been neglected by the food industry and urban.
 


The Intercultural Innovation Award enters its second chapter in 2012

Munich/New York/Istanbul, 1 June 2012 – Building on the great success of the...
 


Workshop: Strategies for Successful Europe- China Collaboration in Research and
Education

Posted on May 30, 2012 - The Compostela Group of Universities (CGU) and partners invites...
 

 
Istanbul 2012 Partners Forum at the Invitation of Turkish Prime Minister Erdoğan
 

Posted on May 23, 2012 - The first Partners Forum for the United Nations Alliance of Civilizations will...
 


Mediation plays vital role in preventing conflicts, settling disputes – UN

23 May 2012 – Mediation is a valuable and effective tool for conflict prevention and the ...
 


UN chief to travel to Turkey and Saudi Arabia next week

25 May 2012 – Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon will next week travel to Turkey and ...
 


Successful International Education Summit

Posted on May 20, 2012
 
Education remains an important factor for all nations to succeed in the global knowledge economy..
 


CRIC Research Project Results

Posted on May 20, 2012 - The Cultural Heritage and the Re-construction of Identities after Conflict (CRIC)...
 


Inspirational Journey by H.E Ebrahim Rasool, South Africa Ambassador to the
United States

Posted on May 20, 2012 - Generously and heartedly, the UNAoC MENA fellows were invited to a gracious...
 


RESPECT Research Project

Posted on May 20, 2012 - Researchers from the EU funded RESPECT Research Project recently conducted... 
 


Work remains to realize rights of indigenous peoples, says deputy UN chief

7 May 2012 – Five years after the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous...
 


UN official urges Islamic nations to integrate ancient principles into refugee laws

11 May 2012 – Addressing a first-of-its-kind meeting on refugees in the Muslim world, the top...
 


Wrong way, go back? Ensuring your cultural diversity program is heading in the right
direction

16 May 2012 – Astute organisations understand that leveraging cultural diversity has...
 


European Council for Education, Youth, Culture and Sport (10-11 May)
 
Posted on May 10, 2012 - The European Council for Education, Youth, Culture and Sport will for their second... 
 


Fifth Annual Edition of ICERI2012

Posted on May 10, 2012 - The 5th International Conference of Education, Research and Innovation (ICERI2012)
 


Spanish partner further develops internationalization strategy

Posted on May 13, 2012 - UNAOC Research Network partner Universitat Autónoma de Barcelona (UAB) has...
 

 
General Assembly President calls for inclusive economies in Arab world

4 May 2012 – The Arab world faces the challenge of building inclusive economies, the President...
 


Buddhist teachings offer insights into achieving a sustainable future – Ban

5 May 2012 – The teachings of Buddhism can offer significant insights on how to improve...
 


UN expert launches study to assess migrants’ rights in European border region

3 May 2012 – A United Nations expert will kick off on Monday a one-year study to assess...
 


UN expert urges US to take more robust measures to tackle indigenous issues

4 May 2012 – The United States needs to adopt more robust measures to address the issues...
 

 
Praising India’s economic progress, Ban calls for more inclusive development

27 April 2012 – Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today praised India’s economic development...
 


On annual World Book Day, UN stresses importance of translation

23 April 2012 – Marking World Book and Copyright Day, the head of the United Nations Educational,...
 


UN celebrates legacy of jazz as a force of social transformation

27 April 2012 – The United Nations today kicked off celebrations for the first annual...
 

 
Easter day - 8th April

9 April 2012 - Easter is the most important festival in the Christian calendar. It...
 

 
Tourism: A Tool for Peace and Intercultural Understanding

Posted on March 30, 2012 - Every person and every place are unique in their culture, and this uniqueness is...
 


Brazil’s Unique Culture Group Stays Busy Sharing the Wealth

27 March 2012 – SÃO PAULO, Brazil — All over the world cultural organizations are tightening their budgets and...
 


Council of Pacific Arts council summit starts today

27/3/2012, Delegations for the three days council meeting have arrived over the weekend.

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Calouste Gulbenkian Prize: NOMINATIONS OPEN FROM 15TH FEBRUARY TO
15TH APRIL

Posted on March 30, 2012 - The Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation has opened nominations for the CALOUSTE
GULBENKIAN...
 


Education Intern/Volunteer

Posted on March 30, 2012 - Terms of Reference: Education Intern/ Volunteer.

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Celebrating Morocco’s Cultural Diversity in Cinema

Posted on March 24, 2012 - Ifrane, March 16, 2012 – Around 200 visitors attended the opening ceremony...
 


ENPI EUROMED Migration III

Posted on March 24, 2012 - As of January 2012, EMUNI University has embarked on a new ENPI project...

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The UAB signs agreement with the Shanghai Institute of Tourism

Posted on March 24, 2012 - 22.03.2012  Teaching centres  -   UAB Rector Ana Ripoll and Yang Weiwu...  
 

 
 
Al-Nasser urges strengthening Alliance of Civilizations as a global mediation tool

22 March 2012 – The President of the General Assembly, Nassir Abdulaziz Al-Nasser, today...
 


Live UN Debate on Cross-Cultural Issues

22/3/2012, The General Assembly and The UN Alliance of Civilizations (UNAOC) are hosting a thematic...

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On International Day of Nowruz, UN officials call for renewed unity among cultures

21 March 2012 – The spirit of peace and unity that lies at the core of Nowruz, the spring festival...
 


Ban praises Malaysia’s poverty reduction, urges it to share its experiences with others

22 March 2012 – Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today commended Malaysia for “making great...

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On International Day, UN warns about link between racism and conflict

21 March 2012 – Top United Nations officials warned today about the dangerous bond between...
 


European Multiculturalisms: Cultural, Religious and Ethnic Challenges

23/3/2012, European Multiculturalisms: Cultural, Religious and Ethnic Challenges (edited by Anna...

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Chinese Sculptors' Exploration of Ancient Traditions Sparks Artistic Rebirth

15 March 2012 BEIJING — A generation after Chairman Mao Zedong set out to destroy China’s millennia...
 


World's biggest Polynesian and Maori festival takes over Manukau

14/3/2012, The world’s biggest Polynesian and Maori festival kicked off in South Auckland today...

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International Students contribute $20.2 billion to US economy in 2010/11

Posted on March 5, 2012 - Boosting the presence of international students is beneficial to the economy,...
 

 
Unity in Diversity makes its start in Cameroon, Africa

21 February 2012 – A group of committed civil society activists came together in Yaounde, Cameroon...
 


Report on a survey among actors in the field of humanitarianism and development

Posted on February 27, 2012 - Excellent work and dedication of a wide range of non-governmental...
 

 
General Assembly President calls for early conflict mediation to avoid violence

25 February 2012 – The President of the General Assembly Nassir Abdulaziz Al-Nasser today..
 

 

UNESCO chief warns crucial yet ‘fragile’ linguistic heritage in danger


21 February 2012 – Language is a key ally in the fight against discrimination, the head of the United..
 

 

Lebanese author and Brazilian publisher awarded UN Arab culture prize

21 February 2012 – The United Nations cultural agency has awarded its annual prize recognizing..
 

 

UN officials underline religions’ role in promoting global harmony

7 February 2012 – The President of the General Assembly Nassir Abdulaziz Al-Nasser today..
 

 

PLURAL+ 2012 Youth Video Festival on Migration and Social Inclusion Calls for Youth
Participation

Posted on February 14, 2012 - The United Nations Alliance of Civilizations (UNAOC) and the...
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UN officials underline religions’ role in promoting global harmony

7 February 2012 – The President of the General Assembly Nassir Abdulaziz Al-Nasser today..
 

 

Jungle tribes untouched by modern civilisation

9 February 2012 - They are among the Amazon's last uncontacted tribes and have avoided contact with...
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Declining significance of ethnic identity for Central and East European youth

Posted on February 9, 2012  - A research project has revealed that ethnic identity is less significant for...
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UN kicks off Year of the Dragon with celebration of Chinese cultural heritage

1 February 2012 – Hundreds of performers took to the stage at United Nations Headquarters in New York..
 

 

PLURAL+ 2012 Youth Video Festival on Migration and Social Inclusion Calls for Youth
Participation

New York (February 1, 2012)-- The United Nations Alliance of Civilizations ( UNAOC) and...
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Ban urges African countries to entrench civil, political and economic rights

29 January 2012 – Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today urged African countries to entrench ...
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First Intercultural Innovation Award winner mentored by UNWTO

Posted on January 24, 2012 - The United Nations Alliance of Civilizations and the BMW Group have...
 

 

Bangkok Hosts Interreligious Meeting

ROME, JAN. 24, 2012 (Zenit.org).- Religious leaders from regions of Asia and the West met in...
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China Starts Lunar New Year of the Dragon

23 Jan 2012 - This week millions of Chinese travel back to their family homes to celebrate the New Year...
 

 
Migrants Are People, Not Numbers, Says Pope

VATICAN CITY, JAN. 16, 2012 (Zenit.org).- Marking Sunday's World Day of Migrants and...
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Launch of mentoring process of Intercultural Innovation Award first winner by World
Tourism Organization

Posted on January 17, 2012 - The United Nations Alliance of Civilizations and the BMW Group have...
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Pope Backs US Bishops' Concern About Religious Freedom

VATICAN CITY, JAN. 19, 2012 (Zenit.org).- Benedict XVI today joined his voice to that of the US...
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Strategic Development and Partnerships Intern

Posted on January 16, 2012 Responsibilities - The intern will work under the direct, overall supervision...
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Our Destinies Are Linked, Reminds Pope

VATICAN CITY, JAN. 12, 2012 (Zenit.org).- Benedict XVI says that to overcome the challenges...
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UNAOC Welcomes World Interfaith Harmony Week

Posted on January 12, 2012 - The UN Alliance of Civilizations High Representative, President Jorge Sampaio...
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Best Wishes for 2012! by United Nations High Representative for the Alliance of

Civilizations

Posted on January 3, 2012 - Let me extend to you all, friends, partners and supporters of the Alliance...
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Ban stresses ‘people power’ and partnerships at start of second term as UN chief

3 January 2012 – Ban Ki-moon has begun his second term as Secretary-General of the United Nations...

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Queens Libraries Speak the Mother Tongue

The best-selling biography of Steve Jobs is flying off the shelves at libraries in Queens, which is not...
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Happy Holidays!

24 December 2011 - On behalf of Global Dialogue Foundation, we wish you Happy Holidays...
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Developing ‘Unity in Diversity’ with participants at the UNAOC Doha Forum

24 December 2011 - At the 4th UN Alliance of Civilizations Forum which was held in Doha...

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Dialogue and justice

21 December 2011 - The 4th UN Alliance of Civilizations Forum was held in Doha, Qatar, Dec. 11-13...

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UN book highlights benefits of Amazon plants and foods to improve livelihoods

20 December 2011 – A United Nations book released today aims to provide people in the developing...

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Ban urges Alliance of Civilizations to fight extremism, promote tolerance

11 December 2011 – Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon urged members of the Alliance of Civilizations...

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Pope: Interdependence Not a Threat, But an Opportunity

VATICAN CITY, DEC. 15, 2011 (Zenit.org).- In an address to 11 new ambassadors to the Holy See...

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Migration policies should protect rather than infringe human rights – Ban

16 December 2011 – Migrants are a strong force of progress in their host countries and policies...

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UN Alliance of Civilizations IV annual Forum to be held December 11-13, 2011 in
Doha, Qatar, under the theme ‘Intercultural Dialogue to Boost Development’

December 7, 2011 - Starting Sunday, December 11, the United Nations Alliance of Civilizations...

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UN urges better protection for world’s forcibly displaced, stateless people

7 December 2011 – The United Nations refugee chief today called on the international community...
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Migiro calls on nations to continue fight against racism and xenophobia

6 December 2011 – Countries must boost their efforts to combat systematic discrimination,...
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How well are Australian organisations ‘capitalising on culture’ in the senior ranks?

6 December 2011 – In its survey of over two thousand executives and their direct reports, a landmark...
 

 

UN meeting hears call for greater Asia-Pacific cooperation on development goals

7 December 2011 – Asia-Pacific countries need to boost their cooperation with each other if the...

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Diasporas have important role to play in fostering development, says
Assembly President

2 December 2011 – The President of the General Assembly today highlighted the important...
 

 
Secretary-General calls for greater protection of rights of migrants

1 December 2011 – Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today called on countries to work together...
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Turkish dish and Korean tightrope walking join UN intangible heritage list

28 November 2011 – Three elements from the Republic of South Korea (ROK), one from Spain and...
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UNESCO committee adds 12 elements to intangible heritage list

27 November 2011 – Twelve elements, ranging from rice planting rituals in Japan to Mexico's...


 
UNESCO unveils deal to help restore damaged Pompeii

29 November 2011 – The United Nations cultural agency and Italy announced today that they have...


 
Chinese storytelling tradition placed on UN list of intangible heritage in danger

23 November 2011 – A form of verse and prose storytelling from north-eastern China that has only...

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Senior UN official issues warning on list of world’s intangible cultural heritage

22 November 2011 – The United Nations-managed Intangible Heritage List shines a spotlight on...
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Two new elements added to UN-backed list of intangible heritage

25 November 2011 – Sung prayers from an indigenous group in Peru and traditional weaving skills...
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UN-backed committee adds eight items to list of intangible heritage in peril

24 November 2011 – Eight traditional items, from boatbuilding skills in Iran to Malian rites of...
 

 
Search for Truth Needs Unity, Says Pope

ROME, NOV. 17, 2011 (Zenit.org).- The search for truth is a journey that must be made united...
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UNAOC PLURAL+ 2011 Youth Video Awards on Media, Diversity and Inclusion

16 November 2011 - Young media makers from Malaysia, UK, Italy, Canada, Israel, USA, Germany...
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'Active' tolerance vital during times of extraordinary change, UN officials say

16 November 2011 – Top United Nations officials stressed today the importance of practising active...
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Philosophy can benefit society, aid search for peace and development – UN official

17 November 2011 – Philosophy, the exercise of critical thought and freedom of expression, is vital...
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Pacific youth work to highlight value of culture

14 November 2011 - A new report by New Zealand researchers is recommending that managers...
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Report on Migration in Americas

November 4, 2011 - The Organization of American States (OAS), the Organisation for Economic...
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Slovenian Partner holds 4th General Assembly and TETIS conference Nov. 24-25,
Lisbon

November 4, 2011 - The Slovenian partner in the UNAOC Research Network will hold its 4th General...
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Australian Research Partner to explore “Cultural Tourism in Australia.”

 November 5, 2011 - Australian Research Partner Monash University will hold “Cultural Tourism in...
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Cultural visits in Cairo for the EU-NA Fellows

November 1 2011 – Sightseeing – The Sphinx and the Pyramids of Giza.
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EU-NA Fellows first day in Cairo – Egypt

Posted on November 1, 2011 - By Paloma Haschke
9.00 – 10.00am League of Arab States Headquarters
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New York Partner to hold workshops on religion, conflict, and human rights

November 4, 2011 - UNAOC Research Network Partner Columbia University’s Center for the Study of...
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New Zealand Partner holds Diversity Research Forum

November 4, 2011 - New Zealand UNAOC Research Network Partner Victoria University’s Center for...
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Turkish Partner holds international conference on Imperial legacies in a cross-cultural
Mediterranean contexts

November 4, 2011 - Turkish Partner Koc University’s Research Center for Anatolian Civilizations held an...
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UNESCO votes to admit Palestine as full member

31 October 2011 – The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) today...
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On UN Day, Ban underlines need for unity to confront global
challenges


24 October 2011 – Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today stressed the need for unity as the world seeks...
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Fourth UNAOC Forum in Doha, Qatar, 11-13 Dec. 2011

27 October 2011 - As you may already know, the United Nations Alliance of Civilizations will convene...
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UN spotlights value and vulnerability of world’s audiovisual heritage

27 October 2011 – The United Nations today underscored the importance of preserving the world’s...
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High Representative Sampaio’s video address to the OIC Focal Points Meeting

25 October 2011 - It gives me great pleasure to greet you all and I would like to hail the very timely...
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The twelve UNAOC fellows from Europe and North America are now ready for their trip!

26 October 2011 - From the Maghreb to the Gulf peninsula, twelve young leaders are now embarking on...
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Migrants must be treated with dignity and respect for human rights, UN expert says

21 October 2011 - Stressing that migration is in the DNA of humankind and dignity has no nationality...
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Peru Passes Historic Law on Indigenous Peoples

Posted on October 19 201 - The Government of Peru has taken a historic step for indigenous peoples...
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Dialogue vital tool to foster understanding among different faiths – UN expert

20 October 2011 - An independent United Nations human rights expert today stressed the vital role of...
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PLURAL+ 2011 Awards Ceremony

Young media makers from Malaysia, UK, Italy, Canada, Israel, USA and China, among other countries, ...

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Holy See Calls for New Strategies in Refugee System

GENEVA, Switzerland, OCT. 18, 2011 (Zenit.org).- In a world where refugees are often treated like...
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Leaders of major international broadcasters meet in private meeting at Dead Sea

21 October 2011 - On October 18, leaders of major international broadcast networks met at the Dead...
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Join the Global Education Week!

20 October 2011 - The North-Center of the Council of Europe invites you to join the Global Education...
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Making Intercultural Dialogue Central to Global Development:  Qatar will host the
fourth international forum of the United Nations Alliance of Civilizations from December
11 to 13

Posted 16 October 2011 - The Doha Forum will provide the opportunity for us all – governments, civil...
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Open Forum: Global Dialogue Foundation gives decisive contribution to launching
UNAOC Civil Society chapter in Australia

10 October 2011 - During a rare visit last week, the United Nations High Representative for the Alliance...
 

 

General Assembly President urges end to migration myths

13 October 2011 - The President of the General Assembly today urged the world to dispel entrenched...
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Diversity, Citizenship and Social Inclusion at the Integration: Building Inclusive

Societies Forum in Melbourne

14 October 2011 - The United Nations Alliance of Civilizations (UNAOC) and Deakin University brought...
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UNAOC collaborates with The New York Times to train US, Tunisian, Egyptian, and

French journalists on covering elections

11 October 2011 - Ahead of the imminent elections in Tunisia and Egypt, the UNAOC is working with...
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Balancing Acts: Youth Culture in the Global City

6 October 2011 - This comparative study of children of immigrants in New York and London looks at the...
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Radio In Africa: Politics, Cultures, Communities

6 October 2011 - Radio is a major medium of communication in places like Africa that have high ...
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UN tourism forum opens with call to capitalize on potential of industry

9 October 2011 - Calling on governments, donors and international financial institutions to "unlock the...
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CFP Deadline: Oct 31, Adolescent Ambassadors: 20th Century Youth Organizations

and International Relations

12 October 2011 - Contributions are invited that address the nexus of youth and international relations...
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The Importance of Marriage and the Family

ROME, OCT. 9, 2011 (Zenit.org).- Fewer children and diminishing numbers of married couples...
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CFP Deadline: Oct. 15, Symposium on European Union, Central Asia, Turkey,

Middle East, and Africa

11 October 2011 - Bosphorus Research Center (BRC) is inviting PhD students, academics and any other...
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CFP Deadline: October 15, Workshop on Voices from Academia in The Turkish/

German Nexus

10 October 2011 - Cohesion, Integration, Diversity – beneath all of these political buzzwords lie classical...
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Fellowship Deadline, Oct. 21 — Transregional Research: Inter-Asian Contexts and

Connections

11 October 2011 - The SSRC is pleased to announce a pilot postdoctoral fellowship program that will...
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Fellowship Deadline: Oct. 21 — Max Weber Fellowships

11 October 2011 - The Max Weber Programme is the largest postdoctoral programme for young...
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French artist Hedva Ser to be named UN Artist of Peace

13 October 2011 - The United Nations agency tasked with conserving and promoting humanity’s cultural...
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Keeping traditional Chinese culture alive

13 October 2011 - Taiwanese people are proud of the way they have preserved traditional Chinese...
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Statement by UNAOC High Representative President Sampaio on Egyptian clashes

11 October 2011 - The United Nations High Representative for the UN Alliance of Civilizations has...
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The UN in Serbia celebrates its 66th Anniversary in 2011 under the banner of the

Alliance of Civilizations

14 October 2011 - In late October, the United Nations in Serbia will mark the 66th anniversary of the...
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Integration: Building Inclusive Societies Forum Diversity, Citizenship and Social
Inclusion

New-York - 3 October, 2011:  Participants to the IBIS Forum will address the four UNAOC‘s fields...
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University in Philippines and UNAOC to hold conference on the future of
International Politics.

Posted 4 October 2011 - The University of Asia & the Pacific’s Institute of Political Economy, in...

 
Can the art of storytelling be preserved?

5 October 2011 - It is thought that storytelling as a profession originated in the Middle East, in...


 
Paris: From Barbès to Hermès

4 October 2011 - More intercultural adventures were waiting for our fellows...
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Vatican Museums Host Specialists on Art Conservation

VATICAN CITY, OCT. 4, 2011 (Zenit.org).- The Vatican Museums today hosted a workshop for
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Strengthening the role of community, business and non-government organisations in
cross-cultural understanding

29 September 2011 - Under the auspices of United Nations Alliance of Civilizations (UNAOC), Global Dialogue

Foundation-Unity in Diversity and partners are teaming up...

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UN Secretary General emphasizes role of Alliance as “soft power” mobilizer at
UNAOC Ministerial Meeting
29 Sept 2011 - Speaking at the UN Alliance of Civilizations (UNAOC) Group of Friends Ministerial meeting...
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UNAOC, Italy symposium on good practices of integration in Interethnic Cities
27 Sept 2011- As a follow-up to subsequent discussions held in New York in 2009, in Rio de Janeiro in...
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Tourism an important force to reduce poverty and foster global solidarity - UN
27 September 2011 - Top United Nations officials stressed the importance of tourism in reducing poverty...
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Travel publisher partners with UN to give relief workers vital information
26 September 2011 - The United Nations has teamed up with the travel publisher Lonely Planet to...
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Efforts to protect intellectual property in digital age make progress, UN reports
26 September 2011 - The United Nations agency entrusted with defending intellectual property such...
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“You, and I literally mean you, are the future of your region”
18 Sept 2011 - Last Tuesday, the MENA UNAOC Fellows met with Jeffrey Sachs. While they were...
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Rosh Hashana 2011: Understanding the Jewish New Year

28 September 2011 - The celebration of the Jewish New Year, Rosh Hashanah, starts at sundown...

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UN Alliance of Civilizations and BMW Group sign agreement for the Award for
Intercultural Innovation

23 Sept 2011 - The UN Alliance of Civilizations (UNAOC) and the BMW Group are pooling their expertise in the...

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Role of Alliance of Civilizations more vital than ever, say UN officials

23 September 2011 - With its ability to foster cross-cultural understanding among peoples and societies, the

Alliance...

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PLURAL+ 2011 Awards Ceremony

23 Sept 2011 - Please join us in celebrating the 2011 PLURAL+ Youth Video Festival award winners at a...

 

 
Ecuadorian-UN accord that puts ecology over oil drilling hailed as model for world

23 September 2011 - An Ecuadorian accord to leave vast oil reserves, conservatively valued at $7.2 billion,

untapped...

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UN officials call for more action to ‘stem the tide’ of racism and intolerance

22 September 2011 - Ten years after a global conference in Durban, South Africa, sought to uproot all forms of...

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Indigenous peoples suffer abuses in race for natural resources - UN rights expert

20 September 2011 - Extraction of natural resources and other major development projects in or near the...

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Leading tourism businesses commit to global code of ethics endorsed by UN

19 September 2011 - Fourteen prominent Spanish tourism businesses have signed up to follow the Global...

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Society Has to Agree on Basic Values, Says Pope

BERLIN, SEPT. 23, 2011 (Zenit.org).- Recognizing inalienable rights rooted in human nature is the common...

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Ban praises adoption of Peruvian law on consultation with indigenous peoples

21 September 2011 - Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today commended Peru’s recent adoption of laws...

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High Representative President Sampaio speaks at 1st International Congress on
Ethics and Tourism

15 September 2011 - UNAOC High Representative President Jorge Sampaio delivered the inaugural speech....

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Nine sites join UN-backed list of globally recognized geological sites

19 September 2011 - Nine geological sites of exceptional scientific and educational importance, rarity or beauty...

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Could robot tractors revolutionize agriculture?

Sept. 20, 2011 - A ritual older than civilization itself—the farmer rising at dawn to till the fields all day—could...

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Different cultures' music matches their speech styles, researchers find

June 10, 2011 - Music from different cultures mimics their languages in terms of the types of pitch changes most...

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Lock of hair pins down early migration of Aborigines

23 September 2011 - A lock of hair has helped scientists to piece together the genome of Australian Aborigines....

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"Bound to Live Together. Religions and Cultures in Dialogue."

DACHAU, Germany, SEPT. 15, 2011 (Zenit.org).- From Romania, Poland, Hungary and Ukraine, from

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General Assembly opens new session with plea for unity to tackle global crises

13 September 2011 - The General Assembly today opened its annual session with a fervent plea for...

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Uncovering Media Bias: The “Ground Zero Mosque” Case Study

15 Sept 2011 - This study is intended to be an initial step towards a deeper analysis of how concrete...

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Ethical tourism vital to protect planet, UN officials underline

15 September 2011 - United Nations officials today stressed that the tourism industry must ensure...

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Morocco's culture aids its economy

11 September 2011 - Cherries, camels, dates and even saffron; all are celebrated in colourful,

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“Have a Wonderful Confusing Time!”

Posted on September 13, 2011 - Introduction of fellows and partners. Institute of International... 

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UN independent expert urges Morocco to promote cultural rights and diversity

16 September 2011 - The United Nations independent expert on cultural rights today urged Morocco...

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Russian Orthodox Leader Defends Europe's Roots

ROME, SEPT. 15, 2011 (Zenit.org).- Excluding signs of Christian civilization from Europe does not...

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BMW Group and UN Alliance of Civilizations Launch Award to Foster Innovation in                  Cross-Cultural Dialogue

Munich - New York, August 29, 2011. In an unprecedented partnership with the private sector, the...

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Europe Braces for a Shift in the Arts

25 August 2011 - LONDON burns as disenfranchised youth loot and smash windows. Outside the...

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Surge in Global Migration Expands Scale of an Aid Group's Influence

August 30 2011 - DHAKA, Bangladesh - As global migration has rapidly expanded, so has the...

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Peru: UN human rights expert commends new indigenous consultation law
25 August 2011 - Peru has taken 'an important step forward' by approving a law...
 

 
Sad history of slave trade can help mankind learn common humanity - UN official
23 August 2011 - The head of the United Nations agency tasked with conserving the...
 

 
UN-backed project to provide tourism management skills in Africa and Asia
22 August 2011 - Some 8,000 tourism workers and entrepreneurs from developing...
 

 
Gurrumul scoops Indigenous music awards
20 August 2011 - Thousands gathered for the National Indigenous Music Awards in...
 

 
Tribal feud resolved by swapping children in Vanuatu
26 August 2011 - Warring tribes on the tiny Pacific island of Tanna in Vanuatu have...
 


Australian project hunts lost indigenous languages
12 August 2011 - Librarians in Australia have launched a three-year project to rediscover...
 

 
UN urges greater appreciation of indigenous culture and creativity
9 August 2011 - Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today urged the world to recognize the...
 

 
Unity in Diversity Lecture : Doing  Business in a Multicultural World - Under
UNAOC auspices
Posted 3 August 2011 - The Inaugural Lecture of the UNAOC Series was held by Centre...
 

 
Academic exchange data on United States, Arab, and Muslim countries shows
need for expansion
Posted on August 4, 2011 - The High-Level Group Report of the Alliance of Civilizations...
 

 
UN Alliance of Civilizations, British Council and top US universities release
timely video series: 100 Questions About Islam
New York; Washington; Columbia, MO (August 2, 2011) - Debates on the role xenophobic...
 

 
FGI Perspectives from the other side of the world
3 Aug 2011 - Australia is a very long way from London. After more than twenty-four hours...
 

 
High Level Meeting on Youth at the United Nations General Assembly
Posted on July 29, 2011 - On July 25 and 26, over 500 youth representatives from all over...
 

 
Marking International Friendship Day, UN chief urges global amity
30 July 2011 - On the first International Day of Friendship, Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon...
 

 
Different cultures' music matches their speech styles, researchers find 
June 10, 2011 - Music from different cultures mimics their languages in terms of the types...
 

 
Second edition of the Alliance Summer School: call for applications open until
July 29, 2011
Posted on July 25, 2011 - The United Nations Alliance of Civilizations is inviting youth...
 

 
Sudan: UN promotes peace and disarmament in Darfur through the arts
26 July 2011 - In a bid to promote peace, security and reconciliation in Darfur, the...
 

 
Solomon Islands PM encourage islanders to be proud of hosting festival of Pacific
Arts
28 July, 2011 - Solomon Islands Prime Minister Danny Philip has encouraged all citizens...
 

 
UN high-level forum spotlights young people's potential as agents of change
25 July 2011 - Hundreds of young people converged on the United Nations in New...
 

 
UNAOC Fourth Forum in Doha
Posted on July 19, 2011 - The United Nations Alliance of Civilizations will convene its...
 

 
Invitation to Unity in Diversity Lecture Series under the auspices of United
Nations Alliance of Civilizations
22 July 2011 - We are pleased to invite you to participate in the launch of the 'Unity in...
 

 
Bound to Live Together: Religions and Cultures in Dialogue
MUNICH, Germany, JULY 19, 2011 (Zenit.org).- Ten years after the attack on New York's World...
 

 
Challenges faced by South African local authorities in dealing with migration and
urbanization
Posted on July 20, 2011 - UNAOC Research Partner, The African Centre for Migration and...
 

 
In Tough Times, Irish Call Their Diaspora
Published: July 18, 2011 LOUGHREA, IRELAND - The first message Cameo Wood...
 

 
NZ Partner presents Alliance of Civilizations Symposium, Singapore
Posted on July 19, 2011 - New Zealand Partner Victoria University of Wellington Prof...
 

 
Clinton, Sampaio address Community of Democracies
Posted on July 8, 2011 - NEW YORK - Discussions on the importance of democracy and...
 

 
Integration: Building Inclusive Societies Forum
Posted on July 13, 2011 - Under the auspices of the UN Alliance of Civilizations, the...
 

 
Vatican: Traveling a "Privileged Event"
VATICAN CITY, JULY 8, 2011 (Zenit.org).- The Vatican is calling tourism as a "privileged...
 

 
UNESCO and UNAOC signs with 8 universities the creation of UAC-MILID, a
global University Network on Media and Information Literacy and Intercultural
Dialogue
Posted on July 1, 2011 - At the First International Forum on Media and Information...
 


Tunis Forum highlights the role of civil society in current democratic processes
Posted on June 29, 2011 - For the first time since the Arab Spring, the Exchange Forum...
 

 
Another nine historic sites added to UN World Heritage List
27 June 2011 - Nine historic sites in Africa, Europe, the Middle East and Asia have been...
 

 
UN ends this year's additions to World Heritage List with inclusion of four sites
28 June 2011 - The United Nations has added cultural sites in Ukraine, Mongolia, France...
 

 
Key UNAOC partner organizes Forum in Tunis to discuss social change and
democratic transition
Posted on June 23, 2011 - The Anna Lindh Foundation, through its recent initiative...
 

 
Ivanov: Macedonia, a model of religious freedom
22 Jun - Macedonian President, George Ivanov, during his speech in the conference...
 

 
Macedonia Plays Up Past Glory
23 Jun - SKOPJE, MACEDONIA - In the view of many here, the neighbors have been...
 

 
Archbishop Urges Nations to Open Borders
ROME, JUNE 20, 2011 (Zenit.org).- Over the past 60 years, since the United Nations...
 

 
Group of Friends for the UNAOC convene at UNHQ in New York
June 10, 2011 - The Alliance's Group of Friends met on June 10th, 2011 at the...
 

 
Launch of Project Atlas report, Student Mobility and the Internationalization of
Higher Education
June 16, 2011 - The Institute of International Education has released its Project Atlas...
 

 
Pope: Gypsy Children Entitled to a Better Life
ROME, JUNE 13, 2011 (Zenit.org).- Benedict XVI says Gypsy children are entitled to a...
 

 
Pope wants gypsies integrated into society
Jun 12, 2011 - Europe's Gypsies, Roma and other nomads should be integrated into...
 

 
The First International Forum on Media and Information Literacy (MIL)
Posted on June 14, 2011 - The First International Forum on Media and Information...
 

 
UN human rights expert spotlights suffering of Roma and victims of caste systems
14 June 2011 - The Roma community in Europe and victims of caste systems in Africa...
 

 
Spain, Italy Hold Religious Freedom International Seminar Under UNAOC Auspices
9 June 2011 - Under the auspices of the UN Alliance of Civilizations, Spain and Italy...
 

 
After 90 Years, a Dictionary of an Ancient World
6 June 2011 - Ninety years in the making, the 21-volume dictionary of the language of...
 

 
Vatican Official Backs a Next Step for Multiculturalism
ROME, JUNE 2, 2011 (Zenit.org).- Instead of multiculturalism, it's time to speak of...
 

 
UN hands out awards for innovative tourism projects
3 June 2011 - An initiative that has made hotels in Slovenia more accessible for people...
 

 
SG and High Rep at Inter-Ethnic Cities Conference in Rome
June 1, 2011 - The Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs sponsored an International...
 


Ban urges tolerance and social inclusion in an age of global emigration
1 June 2011 - Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today urged the world to deepen its...
 

 
The World Culture Festival
Posted 3 June - The World Culture Festival in the Olympiastadion Berlin is expected to...
 

 
Egyptian pyramids found by infra-red satellite images
24 May - Seventeen lost pyramids are among the buildings identified in a new satellite...
 

 
CFP Deadline June 30, 2011: Popular Culture and Education
Posted on June 1, 2011 - Papers are invited for the Second International Conference on...
 


UNAOC Partner holds Conference in Lebanon on Cross Cultural Education
Posted on June 1, 2011 - United Nations Alliance of Civilizations (UNAOC) Partner Adyan...
 


"We Live in a Complicated World in Transition"
UNITED NATIONS, May 21 (IPS) - Fresh from a midnight arrival from Intuit's headquarters...
 

 
UN forum delegates urge recognition of indigenous communities' right to water
23 May 2011 - Indigenous communities are often not consulted when decisions are made...
 

 
Chinese opera star named UNESCO Artist for Peace
26 May 2011 - The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization...
 

 
Dozens of new collections added to UN's memory of the world register
25 May 2011 - The head of the United Nations agency tasked with preserving the world's...
 

 
Nepal: UN welcomes new law on caste-based discrimination
25 May 2011 - United Nations human rights officials and their counterparts in Nepal today...
 


The Secretary's Global Diaspora Forum - Diaspora, Diplomacy & Development
Posted 25 May 2011 - The Secretary of State's Office of Global Partnerships...
 

 
GDF IN ACTION: Do One Thing for Diversity & Inclusion
Posted 23 May 2011 - Celebrating UN World Day for Cultural Diversity.
 

 
Peace and solidarity only possible when there is cultural diversity, Ban stresses
21 May 2011 - Cultural diversity brings vital spiritual, social and economic benefits...
 

 
Do One Thing For Diversity and Inclusion on Facebook_Update
May 21, 2011 - On the occasion of UN World Day for Cultural Diversity, the UNAOC and...
 

 
UN launches new initiative to promote rights of world's indigenous peoples
20 May 2011 - Four United Nations entities today launched a new initiative to promote and...
 

 
State responsibility to uphold rights of indigenous people stressed at UN forum
18 May 2011 - United Nations Member States have the responsibility to uphold the human...
 

 
Migrants underwrite development through their remittances - Ban
19 May 2011 - Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today underlined the role of migrants in...
 

 
Migrants "Stand at the Door and Knock"
SYDNEY, Australia, MAY 12, 2011 (Zenit.org).- The president of the Pontifical Council for...
 

 
Tolstoy's library nominated to join UNESCO list for documentary collections
16 May 2011 - More than 80 unique documentary items and collections from around the...
 

 
Migrants and minorities still vulnerable to discrimination at work - UN report
16 May 2011 - Migrant workers and minorities are among groups that continue to face...
 

 
UN and United States launch plan tap emigrants' resources to boost agriculture
17 May 2011 - The United Nations entity tasked with supporting rural development and...


 
Do One Thing For Diversity and Inclusion on Facebook 
May 16, 2011 - The UNAOC, in partnership with UNESCO, launched a grassroots...
 

 
Indigenous peoples' forum opens at UN with call to turn rights into reality
16 May 2011 - The annual United Nations forum aimed at advancing the rights of the...
 

 
PLURAL+ screening and roundtable discussion on youth participation in media
at the Turkish Cultural Center of New York 
Posted 18 May 2011 - On May 26 the Turkish Cultural Center of New York, in collaboration...
 

 
Civil Society's Passion and Energy on Display at Doha Pre-Forum
Posted on May 12, 2011 - Civil society?s vibrant passion and energy was on full display at...
 

 
Unity in Diversity : An Innovative Project at UN Alliance of Civilizations Pre-Forum
in Doha
11 May 2011 - The UN Alliance of Civilization Pre-Forum dedicated to Civil Society was...
 

 
Armenian and Palestinian sites win UNESCO prize for cultural landscapes
12 May 2011 - An Armenian site featuring remnants of buildings from the Bronze Age... Read more
 

 
Private Beliefs, Public Change 
May 9th, 2011 - When the suicide bomb exploded as worshippers left New Year's mass...


 
On World Book and Copyright Day, UN official urges debate on publising trends
23 April 2011 - The head of the United Nations agency tasked with preserving the world's...
 

 
Calls for Integration in Society
ROME, APRIL 21, 2011 (Zenit.org).- A history of discrimination and persecution, including...
 

 
Tsunami Warnings, Written in Stone
20 April 2011 - ANEYOSHI, Japan - The stone tablet has stood on this forested hillside...
 

 
UN celebrates Chinese Language Day with art and exhibitions
20 April 2011 - The United Nations is today celebrating Chinese Language Day as part of...
 

 
Tongan film explores lost culture
6 April 2011-The director might be Niuean and live in Papakura, and the film about Tonga...
 

 
GDF's Unity in Diversity highlighted as a practical solution at World Forum on Intercultural Dialogue
11 April - Hosted by the Government of Azerbaijan, the World Forum on Intercultural...
 

 
UN agency honours young artists who promote Arab-Western cultural exchanges
13 April 2011 - The United Nations cultural agency today celebrated 20 young artists...
 

 
UN independent expert urges Austria to promote cultural diversity and rights
15 April 2011 - The United Nations independent expert on cultural rights today...
 

 
United Nations Alliance of Civilizations DOHA PRE-FORUM 2011
Posted 31 March  - Connecting the UNAOC'ss mission and the MDG: an Agenda for...
 

 
Historian weeps at groundbreaking Alexander the Great exhibition
6 April 2011 - Robin Lane Fox calls Oxford show of artefacts dug from ancient capital...
 

 
Ban stresses cultural tolerance at meeting with representatives of Islamic countries
5 April 2011 - The recent burning of a copy of the Koran in the United States and similar...
 

 
UN envoy on cultural rapprochement in appeal for end of bigotry
3 April 2011 - The Secretary-General's High Representative for the Alliance of...
 

 
WORLD FORUM IN BAKU
Posted 5th April 2011 - The World Forum on Intercultural Dialogue will be held between...
 

 
Courtyard of the Gentiles Seen As Turning Point for Dialogue
VATICAN CITY, MARCH 27, 2011 (Zenit.org).- With the promotion of the Courtyard of the...
 

 
US Muslims seek to change on-screen image
25 March  - US Islamic groups have long complained about how Muslims...
 

 
Forum Opens for Those Approaching God as the Unknown
PARIS, MARCH 25, 2011 (Zenit.org).- The Courtyard of the Gentiles, a new forum for...
 

 
Saving traditional medicines from 'bio-piracy' patents the goal of UN forum
24 March 2011 - Dozens of countries are taking part in a United Nations-sponsored effort to protect...
 

 
The DiversityInc Top 10 Companies for Blacks 
18 March 2011 - What makes a company the place where all talent, but in this case...
 

 
Stone tools 'demand new American story'
24 March 2011 - The long-held theory of how humans first populated  the Americas may...
 

 
Everything you need to know: Vernal or spring equinox 2011 
20 March  - In 2011, the vernal or spring equinox comes on March 20 at 23:21 UTC.
 

 
Novruz, Nowrouz, Nooruz, Navruz, Nauroz, Nevruz
Posted 21 March  - Inscribed in 2009 on the Representative List of the Intangible...
 

 
UN official calls for concerted effort to safeguard cultural heritage in North Africa 
16 March 2011 - The head of the United Nations agency tasked with preserving the...
 

 
Can Atheists and Believers Form a Duet?
VATICAN CITY, MARCH 18, 2011 (Zenit.org).- The president of the Pontifical Council for...
 

 
POPE REFLECTS ON CITIZENSHIP IN GLOBALIZED WORLD
VATICAN CITY, MARCH 14, 2011 (Zenit.org).- Benedict XVI is urging Italian...
 

 
UN Year of global cultural rapprochement closes with warning of challenges ahead 
11 March 2011 - The United Nations today formally closed the year it had dedicated to...
 

 
Russian Cultural Center Opened in Venice 
VENICE, Italy, MARCH 11, 2011 (Zenit.org).- On Sunday, the first Center for Russian...
 

 
WHO to define information standards for traditional medicine
7 DECEMBER 2010 | TOKYO, JAPAN - WHO will develop, for the first time...
 

 
Holy See to UN: Education Must Respect Values
NEW YORK, MARCH 1, 2011 (Zenit.org).- If education does not respect religious and...
 

 
UN marks 10th anniversary of destruction of giant Buddha statues in Afghanistan 
28 February 2011 - On the eve of the 10th anniversary of the destruction of the giant...
 

  
Remote community evades scourges of aging
Feb. 16, 2011 - A remote Ecuadorean community of people who share a dwarfism gene...
 

 
Intercultural Aspects of Social Communication
ROME, FEB. 22, 2011 (Zenit.org).- The Pontifical Urban University of Rome is...
 

 
UNESCO issues alert over artefacts reported stolen from Egyptian museums
15 February 2011 - Amid reports that important artefacts have been stolen from the...
 

 
UN official extols role of mother languages in spreading knowledge
21 February 2011 - The head of the United Nations agency tasked with preserving the...
 

 
BENEDICT XVI GREETS RUSSIAN PRESIDENT
VATICAN CITY, FEB. 17, 2011 (Zenit.org).- Benedict XVI received in audience today...
 

 
UNITY IN DIVERSITY FORUM, KERALA
10 February 2011 - The second session of the ?Unity in Diversity? Forum, an initiative...
 

 
FIRST UN ALLIANCE OF CIVILIZATIONS -THEMED FORUM IN INDIA ON
'UNITY IN DIVERSITY'
5 Feb 2011- The first United Nations Alliance of Civilizations (UNAOC) themed-forum in...
 

 
Unity in Diversity Forum in Kerala: A New Development of the United Nations
Alliance of Civilizations in India
27th January, 2011 - The Global Dialogue Foundation together with co-organizing...
 

 
New research points to earlier human migration out of Africa, 125,000 years ago 
January 27, 2011; For decades, the consensus scientific opinion has held that...
 

 
Global tourism posts strong recovery in 2010, says UN agency
17 January 2011 - Thanks to improved economic conditions worldwide, international tourism
recovered strongly last year...
 

 
Holy Father Greets UNESCO Director
Posted 19 January 2011 - As Australia's workplaces become more culturally diverse in...
 

 
ESSAY COMPETITION: OPPORTUNITY TO ADDRESS INTERNATIONAL FORUM IN
INDIA
Posted 19 January 2011 - The Unity in Diversity - Bridging Cultures: Building Peace &...
 

 
Embracing cultural diversity, avoiding future shock 
Posted 19 January 2011 - As Australia's workplaces become more...
 

 
Unity in Diversity Forum, Thiruvananthapuram, India 6-8 February 2011
Posted 19 Jan - Presented by Global Dialogue Foundation and co-organising partners...


 
UN-backed project to conserve Buddha's birthplace in Nepal begins
11 January 2011 - An international team of archaeologists has begun a three-year survey...


 
New Congolese law 'significant' step for indigenous rights - UN expert
7 January 2011 - An independent United Nations human rights expert today welcomed...