UNAOC News Archive


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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Mbarka Bouaida, 2012 UNAOC Fellowship participant, appointed Minister Delegate to the Minister of Foreign Affairs and Cooperation of Morocco by the King of Morocco

Mbarka Bouaida, a participant of the 2012 UNAOC Fellowship Programme, was appointed Minister Delegate to the Minister of Foreign Affairs and Cooperation of Morocco by the King of Morocco on 10 October 2013: http://allafrica.com/stories/201310110590.html?page=2
Mbarka Bouaida (Morocco) is a member of the National Council of the political party “National Rally for Independents” (RNI), which forms the [...]

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High Representative Al-Nasser and DSG Jan Eliasson Meet 100 Global Youth Leaders UNHQ

100 Global Youth Leaders Visit the United Nations to Listen to and Engage on Critical International Issues
New York, August 29, 2013
The United Nations Alliance of Civilizations – EF Education First (UNAOC – EF) Summer School welcomed 100 global youth leaders to the headquarters of the United Nations Wednesday as part of its week-long Summer School [...]

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Application for the Fall 2013 Fellowship Programme

We are pleased to announce the Fall 2013 Fellowship programme in the MENA region for European and North American young professionals. Current events, the recent Baku Alumni Forum and the last cohort of MENA Fellows this past June underscore the need for accelerated dialogue and action in fostering peace, understanding, trust and cooperation. We are [...]

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100 Young People from Around the World to Participate in a First-Ever UN Alliance of Civilizations and Education First Summer School in New York

New York, USA, 25 July 2013
The United Nations Alliance of Civilizations (UNAOC) and Education First (EF) announced the names of 100 youth who will participate in the UNAOC – EF Summer School that will take place on August 24-31, 2013 in Tarrytown, NY.
The summer school, a first-ever project between UNAOC, a UN entity, and EF, [...]

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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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