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Photos of the Rio Forum now available online

Photographs of the UNAOC Rio Forum are now available for viewing, download and use on our website at this link: http://www.unaoc.org/rioforum/multimedia/photos/
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Presentation of innovative projects for intercultural understanding

At the UNAOC Rio Forum, on 29 May 2010, global heads of state and private sector executives gathered to meet the leaders of the most innovative organizations best positioned to promote intercultural dialogue. The UNAOC recognized nine extraordinary organizations that have been selected from hundreds of applicants from around the world. “This is an exciting [...]
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Major UN Forum in Rio Concludes with Outcomes in the Areas of Youth, Media, and Innovation

RIO DE JANEIRIO, 29 May 2010 – Jorge Sampaio, High Representative of the UN Alliance of Civilizations and former President of Portugal, today presented the final outcomes of the Third Forum of the Alliance, which was held in Rio this year, following previous meetings in Madrid and Istanbul. Hosted and organized by the Brazilian government, [...]
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Launching Dialogue Cafés in Lisbon and Rio de Janeiro at 3rd Global Forum of UN Alliance of Civilizations

10 Dialogue Cafes to open on 5 continents by the end of 2011! LONDON, UK – May 27, 2010 – The Dialogue Café Association is excited to announce the launch of its first two cafés, in Lisbon and Rio de Janeiro, to coincide with the 3rd Annual Forum of the United Nations Alliance of Civilizations [...]
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Alliance Youth Event

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140 Young Leaders preparing recommendations at UN Forum

At the UN Forum Alliance of Civilizations in Rio de Janeiro, from May 27-29, 140 Young leaders from 60 countries are exchanging key aspects of mutual understanding, form recommendations on bridging cultural divides, and deepen their knowledge of cultural diversity in Brazil. These recommendations will be presented by the young leaders on May 28 to [...]
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Launch of online community on creating inclusive societies

Rio de Janeiro, May 27th 2010 – A unique global online community on migration and integration was launched today at the UN Alliance of Civilizations Forum in Rio de Janeiro. Developed jointly with the International Organization for Migration (IOM), this website (www.unaoc.org/communities/migrationintegration) will convene a worldwide community of policy makers, practitioners and civil society activists [...]
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“The World Is One, Whether You Like It or Not” – IPS Interview by Anna Shen with President Jorge Sampaio

“The World Is One, Whether You Like It or Not” Anna Shen interviews JORGE SAMPAIO, U.N. High Representative for the Alliance of Civilisations and former President of Portugal UNITED NATIONS, May 24, 2010 (IPS) – Since its inception in 2005, the Alliance of Civilisations (AoC) has worked to improve understanding and cooperation across nations, cultures [...]
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Invitation to launch of Dialogue Cafe, May 27

You are kindly invited to join us on Thursday 27th May at 14h15 for an 14h30 start, at the Candido Mendes University (UCAM) for the formal inauguration of the Lisbon and Rio de Janeiro Dialogue Cafés, on the occasion of the 3rd Annual Global Forum of the United Nations Alliance of Civilizations. The inauguration will [...]
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Inovador Dialogue Café arranca em Lisboa e no Rio de Janeiro (pt)

10 Dialogue Cafes vão abrir nos 5 continentes até ao final de 2011 Lisboa, Portugal – 27 de Maio de 2010 – A Organização Dialogue Café anunciou o lançamento dos seus dois primeiros cafés inovadores, em Lisboa e no Rio de Janeiro, coincidindo este lançamento com o 3º Fórum Anual das Nações Unidas para a [...]
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