UNAOC News Archive
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
The UN High-Representative for the Alliance of Civilizations Meets with the Participants in UNAOC Fellowship Programme
The 2013 MENA Fellows of the UNAOC Fellowship Programme at the Institute of International Education Offices in New York City.
Statement Attributable to the Spokesperson for the UN High-Representative for the Alliance of Civilizations
New York – 10 June, 2013
The UN High-Representative for the Alliance of Civilizations, Mr. Nasser Abdulaziz Al-Nasser, met on June 10th, with participants [...]
The United Nations Alliance of Civilizations (UNAOC) has just launched a social media campaign, #coveringmigration, to continue discussions on how to best cover migration in the media following the release of the outcomes [EN, FR, DE] of a Swiss seminar in May 2013 in Berne.
The campaign will run through mid-July and cover the following themes: