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UNAOC-EF Summer School: Call for Applications

The United Nations Alliance of Civilizations (UNAOC) is collaborating with EF Education First (EF) in the context of the first UNAOC-EF Summer School, which will take place in Tarrytown, NY, USA, from 24 to 31 of August 2013.
This UNAOC-EF Summer School will bring together 100 youth from all over the world for a week of discussions [...]

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Alliance of Civilizations International Traditional Sports Festival

[ October 12, 2012 to October 16, 2012. ] To celebrate the cultures of the world and to revive traditional sports and games that are neglected in recent times, Turkey’s Ministry of Youth and Sports, in cooperation with the Alliance of Civilizations – Turkey, Turkish Radio and Television Cooperation, and Denizli Municipality has organized the Traditional Sports Festival.

From October 12th through the 14th, More [...]

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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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Caminho da Paz (the Path Of Peace)

On September 23rd, São Paulo will host Brazilian Chapter of the Abraham’s Path Initiative’s main event: the Caminho da Paz (the Path of Peace), a run/walk over 7 km on the streets of Sao Paulo, that will highlight the importance of harmonious coexistence between cultures and faiths in the world today. Continue reading

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Locating the Sacred Festival Holds Events All Over New York

[ September 12, 2012 to September 23, 2012. ] The UNAOC partners as an outreach organization with Locating the Sacred Festival. Organized by the Asian American Arts Alliance, the two-week citywide art event has brought together hundreds of artists, arts workers and cultural activists to create twenty-five events in churches, museums, cultural centers, botanical gardens and theaters across all five boroughs of New York [...]

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Apply to the Global Junior Challenge Special Award

All is set for the 6th edition of the Global Junior Challenge, an unique opportunity to reflect on 21st Century challenges for innovation in education, integration, sustainable development and the eradication of world poverty.
Promoted by Roma Capitale and organized by the Fondazione Mondo Digitale, this year the Global Junior Challenge will include a Special UNAOC [...]

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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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V International Encounter on Dialogue of Civilizations

The UNAOC participated at the V International Encounter on Dialogue of Civilizations (May 7-11), organized by the Mohammed VI Center for the Dialogue of Civilizations (Coquimbo, Chile), the Embassy of the Kingdom of Morocco in Chile, and the Al-Andalus/Magreb Chair of the University Adolfo Ibanez (Santiago, Chile).

The cycle of conferences included presentations in Coquimbo, [...]

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First Intercultural Innovation Award winner mentored by UNWTO

First Intercultural Innovation Award winner starts supports phase with the collaboration of the World Tourism Organization
The United Nations Alliance of Civilizations and the BMW Group have embarked on a one-year support phase for winners of their joint Intercultural Innovation Award. The first winner MEJDI Tours will be mentored by the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO).
Aziz Abu [...]

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UNAOC Welcomes World Interfaith Harmony Week

[ February 1, 2012 to February 7, 2012. ] The UN Alliance of Civilizations High Representative, President Jorge Sampaio, has welcomed the establishment of the World Interfaith Harmony Week from 1 to 7 February, 2012.

On October 20, 2011, the United Nations General Assembly unanimously established the World Interfaith Harmony Week through the adoption of a Resolution upon an initial proposal by H.M. King Abdullah [...]

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