• Welcome to the UN Alliance of Civilizations Forum

    A greeting from President Lula of Brazil ahead of the Third Forum of the United Nations Alliance of Civilizations, taking place in Rio de Janeiro on 27-29 May 2010.

    President Lula of Brazil
  • Jorge Sampaio, UNAOC High Rep, speaks on the Rio Forum

  • Barack Obama, Ban Ki-moon and Desmond Tutu on the UN Alliance of Civilizations

    US President Barack Obama, United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon, Desmond Tutu, and leading global opinion-makers present a bold UN project.


  • On 28-29 May 2010, a network of political and corporate leaders, civil society activists, youth, journalists, international organizations, and religious leaders convened in Rio and agreed on joint actions to combat prejudice and build the conditions for long-term peace.
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  • Rio Forum Report and Summary of outcomes: