Fellowship Programme News Archive
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
From 10 June to 25 June, the United Nations Alliance of Civilizations (UNAOC) Fellowship programme will welcome its new group of fellows. Twelve emerging leaders from across the Middle East and North Africa will visit European and American cities. These include Berlin, Paris, Brussels, New York City, Washington D.C. and Philadelphia.
Like previous years, this year’s [...]
New York, 25 May 2013
On 31 May, 2013, the United Nations Alliance of Civilizations (UNAOC) fellows will participate in the first Alumni Meeting of the Fellowship Programme. This meeting will bring together previous participants in the Fellowship Programme in the years 2010, 2011 and 2012.
The Fellowship Programme annually convenes emerging leaders [...]
From Blair Glencorse
(this a personal blog from a UNAOC fellow)
Reading the press of late, it would be easy to fear that Tunisia’s post-revolutionary transition towards a more democratic state may be in jeopardy. The country seems increasingly polarized between the ruling Ennahda Party and more secular organizations, which are beset by internecine struggles. In early [...]
Albert Camus looking in the Arab Spring in Brussels
By Adlen Meddi
Is it necessary to destroy this world or to safeguard it to change it?” This idea, launched by Albert Camus, was reminded to us by a European diplomat during a meeting in Brussels, still remains unanswered. Should we pull down all the antidemocratic Arab regimes [...]
After New York, Philadelphia and Washington D.C., the fellows made it to Germany in their first stop in Europe. Berlin the City where the European part of the agenda starts, is a city with quite a long and rich European history, and Germany and the German people have been the source of many of the [...]