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Unity in Diversity Events

 

Unity in Diversity Events aims to open new pathways for increased understanding and collaboration among peoples and cultures in communities around the world. 


Some benefits of Unity in Diversity Events include:

  • engage community leaders in the global intercultural discussion
  • identify innovative grassroots solutions that can be scaled up and replicated
  • help shape policy
  • share best practices; reduce duplication
 

Timeline of Events

 

Uganda


Young Women Empowerment and Income Enhancement through Entrepreneurships (YWEIE) By Ray of Hope Africa (RAHA), with funding from US Embassy in Uganda through the PEPFAR Community Grants Program has been implementing the żYoung Women Empowerment and Income Enhancement through Entrepreneurships... Read more

Nairobi, Kenya


April 2019 

Nakuru Spring Camp - By: World Radiance International

50 young participants registered for the camp were engaged in cultural diversity learning. The Environment club engaged them with Kenya Wildlife service and were taught how different cultures practice Environment conservation. 

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United Nations, New York


23 August 2018
The Vision of United Civilizations:  GDF Workshop at UN DPI/NGO Conference, New York
During the 67th UN NGO/DPI Conference, GDF representatives from Germany, Australia, U.S.A and India"... Read more

WORD FROM GDF FOUNDER

FOR MANKIND
Posted April 14 2018

Auckland, New Zealand


23-26 February 2018
Charity Dinner: Supporting Unity in Diversity at the Global Speakers Summit
The National Speakers Association of New Zealand organized a charity dinner in support of GDF Unity in Diversity during a professional speakers and thought leaders summit from over 20 countries. Visit website
Belgrade, Serbia

25-27 July 2017
Unity in Diversity – World Civil Society Serbia Launch, 
The Danube Peace Boat and Unity in Diversity-World Civil Society Serbia event opened in the city of Novi Sad – the third largest city next to Belgrade... 

Mumbia, India


8 April 2017
60 members from the corporate world assembled for A UNIQUE WORKSHOP BUILDING UNITY IN DIVERSITY.

Mumbai, India


7 April 2017 
Unity in Diversity Campuses - Mumbai, India
22 educational institutes working towards Unity in Diversity in India.

Mumbai, India


26 November 2016
UN International Tolerance Day celebrated by the Unity in Diversity Citizen's Assembly in India


Russian Federation

22 November 2016
NOOSFERA - Celebrating the UN International Day for Tolerance.

Baku, Azerbaijan


7 May 2016 

MoU signed with UN Alliance of Civilizations - towards the nucleus of a planetary citizens assembly.

Mumbai, India


14-16 March 2016

Unity in Diversity-World Civil Society, launches in India. 
Various press releases 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7

Mumbai, India


December 2015

Maya Shahani - Awardee Global Peace Initiative 2015


United Nations, New York

25-27 August 2015
Unity in Diversity-World Civil Society at Roundtable..., “It is timely now to move further forward with establishing a planetary Citizens Assembly connected with the United Nations, as the mechanism to facilitate the continuous collaboration required among civil society and the UN going forward.” Read more Photo gallery

Belgrade, Serbia

27-31 July 2015
Representatives from 30 countries participated in the World Symposium, Unity in Diversity-World Civil Society.

Sofia, Bulgaria


16 June 2015
The first common meeting of the Bulgarian Country Chapter of Unity in Diversity - World Civil Society takes place 
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Baku, Azerbaijan

17-18 May 2015
GDF presents on Dialogue as Global Trust Building Shaping Common Global Agenda, 3rd World Forum on Intercultural Dialogue.

MESSAGE FROM GDF FOUNDER


Unity in Diversity World Civil Society - Establishing Initiative Bodies

6 Aug 2014 - Today the world is extremely mixed and polarized... Read more


United Nations, New York

28 August 2014
Unity in Diversity - Workshop at the UN DPI / NGO Conference, on bringing all civil society together on one major platform and coordinating cooperation at local, regional and global levels. 
Read More (1), (2), (3), (4), (5), (6), (7),

Nashville, TN, USA


Inauguration - Unity in Diversity Peace Garden Nashville, TN, USA

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


Washington D.C. USA

Global Donors Forum - Celebrating Philanthropy In Emerging Economies - Forging Strategic Partnerships

19 April 2014 - Organised by the World Congress of Muslim Philanthropists, the Global Donors Forum brought together...Read more

United Nations, New York

21-22 February 2014
Two-day meeting held in the Trusteeship Council at the UN - the official launch of Unity in Diversity – World Civil Society, an autonomous and inclusive assembly of civil society organizations... Read more

Nashville, TN, USA


Unity in Diversity Peace Garden, Nashville
20 September 2013 - Scarritt-Bennett Center, Nashville, Tennessee - United States of America

Thomastown, Victoria, Australia


Unity in Diversity Peace Garden, Thomastown
20 September 2013 - Thomastown West Primary School, Victoria, Australia
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Baku, Azerbaijan

June 1, 2013
At the 2nd World Forum on Intercultural Dialogue in Baku, GDF together with the UN Alliance of Civilizations, the Government of Azerbaijan and Civil Society champions from Australia, Austria, Azerbaijan, India, Macedonia, Nigeria, Romania met for a consultative meeting with the UN High Representative for the Alliance of Civilizations... Read more
Vienna, Austria

10 March 2013
A conversation with new UN High Representative for the Alliance of Civilizations, H.E. President Nassir Abdulaziz Al-Nasser on replicating civil society country chapters...
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Whittlesea, Victoria, Australia


25 Feb. 2013 
Launch Day - Whittlesea Community Leadership Network Victoria Inc. (WCLN) - Melbourne, Australia. Dialogue and understanding among cultures in the City of Whittlesea, Victoria.
Coimbra, Portugal
1 September 2012
GDF Unity in Diversity representative attends 3rd annual United Nations Alliance of Civilizations Summer School youth conference. 
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Melbourne, Australia


22 August 2012 

Members of the UNAOC Civil Society of Australia, partners and guests, celebrate India's Independence at Multi CulturalGala Dinner in Melbourne.
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Melbourne, Australia


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


25 May 2012 - City of Whittlesea's Community Leadership Network participated...

Yaounde, Cameroon

21 February 2012
Unity in Diversity makes its start in Cameroon, Africa

Doha, Qatar

24 December 2011
Global Dialogue Foundation Partners with UNAOC on the creation of a UNAOC civil society movement: Learning from the Australian and Indian experiences.

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Melbourne, Australia


CITIZEN DIPLOMACY: 8 November 2011

HOW ORDINARY PEOPLE CAN CHANGE THE WORLD


Melbourne, Australia 

6 October 2011

OPEN FORUM: GDF gives decisive contribution to launching UNAOC Civil Society Chapter in Australia 

Download event report, Visit library: Video  I  Photo

Speech: President, Federation of Indian Associations of Victoria Mr. Vasan Srinivasan

Melbourne, Australia


GDF Co-Founders at Multicultural Dinner

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Mumbai, India

3 August 2011
"Doing Business in a Multicultural World" - The Inaugural Lecture of the UNAOC Series held by Centre for Management
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Doha, Qatar

11 May 2011
Unity in Diversity: An Innovative Project at the UN Alliance of Civilizations Pre-Forum in Doha
Baku, Azerbaijain

11 April 2011
GDF's Unity in Diversity highlighted as a practical solution at World Forum on Intercultural Dialogue
Kerala, India

6-8 February 2011
The second session of the 'Unity in Diversity Forum' takes place in India. 
Press releases: 1, 2, 3, 4,

Shanghai, China

22 October 2010
GDF participates in panel discussion at Shanghai Expo on Cultural Dialogue and Cultural Diversity To Achieve Peace and Development.
Melbourne, Australia

10-12 October 2010
The inaugural Unity in Diversity Forum under the auspices of UN Alliance of Civilizations.
Press releases: 1, 2, 3, 4Photo GalleryVideo Gallery
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

31 May 2010
GDF forms partnership with the UN Alliance of Civilizations.
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