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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. The UN Alliance of Civilizations (UNAOC) is an international effort to build the cultural conditions for peace between countries and within communities. Launched by the UN [...]
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Young African leaders on role of youth in the world

Rispa Were, a young leader from East Africa, is convinced that youth can influence their milieu rather than be only shaped by it.
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Young women from Balkans on dialogue with politicians

Nela Sladojevic from the NGO Cerebra is passionate about fostering dialogue between youth and politicians as a mean to ensure global peace.
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Jorge Sampaio, UNAOC High Rep, speaks on the Rio Forum

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Youth as today’s leaders

Rispa Were, a young leader and mother from East Africa, is convinced that today is the best time to engage youth.
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Young Pakistani activist talks about youth at risk

Muhammad Shahzad, a young Pakistani activist, is quite aware of the fact that youth are easy targets for extremists. For years now, Muhammad has been dedicated to building peace in his country, including through Y-PEER Pakistan.
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Why should yound people take part in the Rio Forum?

Sara Reef, Project Manager for Intersections is working on intercultural dialogue and action in the Middle-East. She believes that current world leader need to closely interact with young leaders, including during the UNAOC Rio Forum.
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Young leader ready to take part in Rio Forum

Ayodele Olaoluwa Taiwo, also known as Lulu, is a student and AIESEC Nigeria representative. Lulu is leading his organization’s UNAOC Youth Solidarity Fund project aiming to promote intercultural understanding and dialogue between youth in Nigeria, Benin and Gabon. He will report on this project at the UNAOC Forum in Rio at the end of May.
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Nigerian student on channelling youth’s energy

Ayodele Olaoluwa Taiwo, also known as Lulu, is a student and AIESEC Nigeria representative. Lulu is leading a project called “Worldview” supported by the Youth Solidarity Fund of the UNAOC.
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Young African leader’s call to action

Ayodele Olaoluwa Taiwo, also known as Lulu, is a student and AIESEC Nigeria representative. Lulu is dedicated to advancing young people’s contribution to fostering peaceful coexistence.
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