UNAOC Event Archive


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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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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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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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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Lisbon Forum 2012: “The Arab Season: from change to challenges”

On December 3rd and 4th, the Lisbon Forum 2012 under the topic “The Arab Season : from change to challenges” brought together more than 200 participants, representing a unique opportunity to gather together the representatives of the civil society, local and regional authorities, elected assemblies, and governments from both the North and the South of [...]

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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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Focal Points Meeting, Tunis December 11-12

[ December 11, 2012 to December 12, 2012. ] On December 11-12, 2012, the United Nations Alliance of Civilizations will hold its Annual Focal Points Meeting in Tunis, Tunisia.

The meeting is hosted by The Arab League Educational, Cultural and Scientific Organization (ALECSO), which is a member of the UNAOC Group of Friends. Up to 130 countries and international organizations are expected to convene in [...]

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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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PLURAL+ 2012 Awards Ceremony at NY Paley Center on December 6th

[ December 6, 2012; 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm. ] Save the date:
PLURAL+ 2012 Awards Ceremony

December 6, 2012, 6:00-8:00 pm
Paley Center for Media, New York City

With over 150 videos from 54 countries from around the world, youth filmmakers from Australia, Cameroon, France, USA, Italy, Malaysia, Mexico, Russia, Canada and other countries will be honored at this year’s PLURAL+ awards [...]

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Google and UNAOC join forces to hold Tunisia’s first 1-day digital journalism training

The United Nations Alliance of Civilizations and Google, in partnership with the World Bank Institute, delivered a full day bootcamp in Tunis on Tuesday to 30 journalists from Tunisia, Algeria, and Morocco on web tools for better newsgathering and reporting across cultures.
The 1-day workshop was underwritten by Google and the United Nations Alliance of Civilizations [...]

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