Conferences & Seminars Archive


Doha’s Media and Information Literacy Conference

Media and Information Literacy Regional Conference in Qatar
The Doha Center for Media Freedom (DCMF ) with the support of the UNAOC, UNESCO and other organizations, organized an expert meeting on Media and Information Literacy (MIL) in Doha, Qatar, on 11-13 June 2013.
The meeting convened governmental representatives from Qatar, Kuwait, Lebanon, Egypt, and Morocco, in addition [...]

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UNAOC Pursues Efforts to Improve Migration Coverage in Switzerland

The United Nations Alliance of Civilizations (UNAOC) hosted a one-day seminar in Bern, Switzerland, on the topic of “Covering migration: challenges met and unmet – a look at Switzerland”. The meeting convened 30 Switzerland-based participants, for the most part journalists, along with experts and civil society representatives working in the fields of media and migration. [...]

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Digital Tools Training in Amman: Program

This Digital Tools Training for Newsgathering and Reporting Across Cultures taking place in Amman, Jordan on April 21-22, 2013, will convene a group of editors, journalists and bloggers from the MENA region during two days. At this workshop, organized by Google, the UNAOC, in partnership with the World Bank Institute and hosted by the Jordan [...]

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Call for applications: Swiss Media and Migration Seminar

“Covering migration: challenges met and unmet – a look at Switzerland”
Location: Bern, Switzerland
Date: 16 May 2013
The United Nations Alliance of Civilizations (UNAOC) will be hosting a one day seminar for 25 Switzerland-based journalists on May 16, 2013 in Bern, Switzerland, around the topic: “Covering migration: challenges met and unmet – a look at Switzerland” .
Convening [...]

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Join the Discussion on Responsible Leadership: #unaoc2013

Whether you will be attending our 5th Global Forum from 27—28 February in person, or wishing to engage in the discussion through our online consultation, we invite you to also engage with us on Twitter leading up to, during, and after the Forum. We believe it’s important to facilitate a broader conversation with all stakeholders, [...]

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Training Application: Digital Tools for Newsgathering and Reporting Across Cultures

A 2-day workshop in April will be held in Amman, Jordan to teach journalists how to use readily available tools to access data and tell better-informed stories. Twenty-five journalists from the US, Middle East and the North Africa region will be selected to participate. Continue reading

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Covering Migration: Challenges Met and Unmet

[ January 25, 2013 to January 26, 2013. ] In partnership with the Global Editor’s Network and with the support of the Gulbelkian Foundation, the UNAOC Media and Migration programs jointly organize a high-level seminar of editors, journalists, media and migration experts from Europe and the Mediterranean to discuss challenges, best practices and opportunities in the media coverage of migration.

In this era of unprecedented [...]

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

[ December 6, 2012; 9:00 am to 11:00 am. ] “Journalism has a role to play in intercultural relations,” Marc Scheuer, the Director of the Secretariat of the United Nations Alliance of Civilizations said to a crowd of media professionals and students on Thursday, Dec. 6 at the National Press Club in Washington, D.C. He was joined by a high level panel of media experts [...]

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UNAOC-BMW Group Award Winner Expands to 20 Cities Worldwide

[ October 1, 2012 to October 3, 2012. ] Toronto, ON, September 26, 2012. On October 1-3, 2012, Maytree, along with the United Nations Alliance of Civilizations (UNAOC) and the BMW Group, will be hosting delegates from 20 international cities who are coming to Toronto to learn more about the DiverseCity onBoard program and how to adapt it to their city context.

Opening remarks were [...]

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Update: 4th UNAOC Summer School to be held 3-7 September, 2012

During 3-7 September, 2012, the UNAOC and the University of Malta will be organizing the 4th Summer School in La Valetta, Malta.
The Summer School is organized in cooperation with the League of Arab States and the North-South Centre of the Council of Europe, and with the special support of the Brazilian Government, which made a generous grant [...]

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