Lectures, Panels & Debates 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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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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Journeys of Belonging: A Conversation on Diversity in the Media on December 6th

[ December 6, 2012; 9:00 am to 10:30 am. ] Save the date!

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

Journeys of Belonging: A Conversation on Diversity in the Media
Thursday, December 6 at 9:00 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.
National Press Club
529 14th Street NW, 13th floor
Washington, DC
RSVP to Monica Ayala-Talavera monica@unaoc.org

In a world [...]

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The Inclusive City: Management of Diversity at the Local Level

The United Nations Alliance of Civilizations and the Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs would like to invite you to participate in a panel titled “The Inclusive City: Management of Diversity at the Local Level.”
On October 1, 2012, as part of General Assembly week, we will host a panel with high-level experts from UN Habitat, the [...]

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Desmond Tutu and Jorge Sampaio at Gulbenkian Foundation in Lisbon

The Archbishop Desmond Tutu and High Representative Jorge Sampaio held a Dialogue on “Peace and Sustainable Development“ in Lisbon, on June 25, 2012. This dialogue attracted an audience of more than 700 people and was hosted by the Gulbenkian Foundation, a very close partner to the UNAOC.

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Media & Information Literacy and Intercultural Dialogue Week

[ May 22, 2012 to May 25, 2012. ] With the support of UNAOC. Prominent experts, academic professionals, practitioners and researchers will share the initiatives being undertaken in the field of Media Literacy and Information and Intercultural Dialogue around the world.  University Autonomous of Barcelona, Spain.

More information: http://milidweek-eng.blogspot.com.es/

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2nd UNAOC Regional Conference for South East European countries – Forum with civil society actors – putting intercultural cooperation first

Belgrade, 11 April 2012 – In a strong demonstration of commitment to promote further regional cooperation aimed at strengthening bridges between people and communities by promoting intercultural dialogue, representatives of countries of South Eastern Europe, international organizations, civil society organizations and youth came together under the banner of the UN Alliance of Civilizations to exchange [...]

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UNAOC at Panel Discussion on “The Next 10 Years.”

UNAOC’s Research and Education Manager, Dr. Thomas Uthup, was among the panelists invited to participate in a discussion September 21 on “The Next 10 Years,” organized by the Committee of Religious NGOs at the United Nations.
The event was held in the context of the UN International Day of Peace and held in partnership with the [...]

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PLURAL+ presented as a side event during the UN High Level Meeting on Youth

[ July 25, 2011; 6:15 pm; ] PLURAL+ Youth Video Festival on Migration, Diversity and Social Inclusion will be presented during the UN High Level Meeting on Youth. Monday, July 25, 6:15-7:45 pm, UN Headquarters, New York, Conference Room 2, NLB.

As part of the International Year of Youth, the General Assembly will hold a high-level meeting on youth on 25 and 26 [...]

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Screening and panel discussion at the Turkish Cultural Center of New York

[ May 26, 2011; ] On May 26th there will be a screening and panel discussion at the Turkish Cultural Center of New York. A selection of PLURAL+ 2010 winners will be presented, followed by a panel discussion on youth media and social participation. More information: http://www.turkishculturalcenter.org/

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