UNAOC News Archive


UNAOC and IOM Announce Plural+ 2014 Award Winners

On Thursday 4 December the United Nations Alliance of Civilizations (UNAOC) and the International Organization for Migration (IOM) announced the PLURAL+ 2014 Award Winners at the Paley Center for Media in New York City.
The International Jury Award winners for the video entries of the age category of up to 12 years are Aldo Abril, Mauricio [...]

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Entrepreneurs for Social Change Kicks Off its Second Edition in Torino, Italy

The second edition of the United Nations Alliance of Civilizations (UNAOC) program Entrepreneurs for Social Change (E4SC) took place in Torino, Italy from 16-22 October 2014. The training sessions, held at Fondazione CRT headquarters, brought together 20 young social entrepreneurs from 14 different countries, selected from among more than 700 applicants.
Ten experts from the roster [...]

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PLURAL+ 2014 Youth Video Festival Awards Ceremony

The United Nations Alliance of Civilizations (UNAOC) and the International Organization for Migration (IOM) are proud to announce The PLURAL+ 2014 International Jury Award Winners from Spain, Canada and Jordan. The PLURAL+ 2014 winners will accept their awards and share their videos on December 4th, 2014.
Admission is free of charge. Everyone is welcome.
PLURAL+ is a [...]

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BMW Group And United Nations Alliance Of Civilizations Announce Finalists For The 2014 Intercultural Innovation Award

Since 2011, UNAOC and the BMW Group have engaged in a historic partnership geared towards creating a new model for collaboration between societies and people with different cultural backgrounds. To that end, the two organizations established the Intercultural Innovation Award whose mandate is to select the highly innovative grassroots and sustainable projects of non-profit organisations [...]

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The UNAOC Sixth Global Forum in Bali: Unity in Diversity, Celebrating Diversity for Common and Shared Values

The Alliance of Civilizations Sixth Global Forum, hosted by the Government of Indonesia, will take place next week on 29-30 August in Bali, Indonesia.
The Opening session will include keynote addresses by : The President of Indonesia, H.E. Susilo Bambang Yudhoyno,  The Foreign Minister of Indonesia, Marty Natalegawa,  The United Nations High Representative for the Alliance [...]

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The UN High Representative Convenes an Informal Meeting on “UNITY IN DIVERSITY – World Civil Society”

Press Release
The UN High Representative for the Alliance of Civilizations, Mr. Nassir Abdulaziz Al-Nasser convened an informal meeting with representatives of the civil society on 21 February 2014 at UNHQ which focused on “Unity in Diversity – World Civil Society”. The two day meeting which was held in the Trusteeship Council , was [...]

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PLURAL+ 2013 Awards Ceremony

PLURAL+ 2013 Awards Ceremony
Date: December 5, 2013
Time: 6:00-8:00 pm
Location: Paley Center for Media, New York City
Young video producers from around the world will share their work with the audience and receive the PLURAL + 2013 awards at Paley Center for Media in New York City (25 West 52th Street) on Thursday, December 5th.
The three winners [...]

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UNAOC Fellowship Programme — 2013 EUNA Edition

The United Nations Alliance of Civilizations (UNAOC) Fellowship programme will welcome its newest group of fellows from the 18th to the 30th of November. Ten emerging leaders from across Europe and North America will visit Middle Eastern and North African cities. Their tour will take them to Rabat, Casablanca, Fes, Amman, Wadi Musa (Petra), and [...]

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UNAOC Fellowship Alumni Consultation in New York City

From 24-26 October 2013, a working group of UNAOC Fellowship Alumni, representing about 100 professionals spanning across regions of both MENA, the EU, and North America, met in New York City to help steer global alumni engagement. This group and consultation built on the engagement and conclusions drawn from a previous reunion of alumni in [...]

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Intercultural Innovation Awardees’ workshop in Delhi, India

Eleven Intercultural Innovation Award winners and alumni have participated in a capacity-building training in Delhi, India from 16 – 18 October 2013. Organized by the United Nations Alliance of Civilizations and the BMW Group, the main objective of the workshop was to take stock of the achievements made by winner organizations since they received their [...]

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