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The United Nations Alliance of Civilizations (UNAOC) is organizing a symposium on the topic of hate speech against migrants and refugees in the media that will take place on 13 December 2017 in Cairo, Egypt, in collaboration with Egypt Media Development Program (EMDP).

H.E. MR. NASSIR ABDULAZIZ AL-NASSER UNITED NATIONS HIGH REPRESENTATIVE UNITED NATIONS ALLIANCE OF CIVILIZATIONS at the CONCERT FOR HUMAN RIGHTS GENEVA – 9 DECEMBER, 2017, 530 PM Your Excellency, Mr. Michael Moller Director-General of the United Nations Office in Geneva Your Ecellency, Joaquin Alexander Maza Martelli President of the Untied Nations Human Rights Council Your […]

Created seven years ago to combat cultural stereotypes, the Fellowship Programme seeks to foster cooperation between young professionals from different cultures and faiths. I take this occasion to thank again the Federal Foreign Office of Germany for its financial support to the programme since 2012.

Today we gather to discuss the role of religion in the pursuit of peace. Surely, there is no greater purpose behind our various faiths than this effort: that all men (and women!) should live together as brothers and sisters, free from the scourge of war.

In celebration of the Human Rights Day, the United Nations Alliance of Civilization (UNAOC) and the ONUART foundation in partnership with the United Nations in Geneva are co-organizing the Human Rights Concert. It will take place on the 9th of December in the Chamber of Human Rights and Alliance of Civilization at the Palais des Nations in Geneva.

The United Nations headquarters played host for the first time to the Intercultural Innovation Award Ceremony. The ten awarded organizations were celebrated for their work in the presence of ambassadors and high-level UN officials.

It always gives me great pleasure to be on stage celebrating the IIA awardees. This is the 4th edition. But this time, the ceremony has a special significance. It is the first time that the UN Headquarters in New York plays host to the awards ceremony. We are very proud of this flagship project with the BMW Group and we want it to share it with the membership and our partners here in New York.

The High Representative for the United Nations Alliance of Civilizations (UNAOC) strongly condemns the heinous terrorist attack today on Al-Rawdah mosque in Bir al-Abed, in Sinai, Egypt.

The heinous attack which took place during Friday prayers killed 235 worshippers and injured more than 109 others, according the latest accounts.

Read the latest UNAOC newsletter covering policy initiatives and advocacies, programmes and initiatives, institutional development, as well as opportunities and upcoming events.

On the 13th of November took place a seminar organized by the Italian Mission and “Globus Et Locus” NGO in Consultative status with ECOSOC. The seminar focused on the role of the global communities within a worldwide context with a special focus on the “Italicity” and “Italics” community. In this globalized world, identity is a […]