1 Oct, 2014

The PEACEapp competition: games and apps which prevent violence

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The United Nations Alliance of Civilizations (UNAOC) and the United Nations Development Program (UNDP) have collaborated with Build Up to launch PEACEapp, a global competition organized to promote digital games and apps which foster dialogue that prevents violence. Individuals and teams at all levels of experience are invited to create new digital games or use

4 Sep, 2014

“Unity in diversity” youth event kicks off UN Alliance of Civilizations Forum

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On the theme of “Unity in Diversity: Celebrating Diversity for Common and Shared Values,” the 6th Forum of the United Nations Alliance of Civilizations took place in Bali, Indonesia, last week. The Forum opened on 28 August with a youth event focusing on “The Role of Youth in Promoting “Unity in Diversity” through Education, Media,

14 Jan, 2014

UNAOC Youth Solidarity Fund supports youth-led peace initiatives

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As part of the United Nations’ commitment to supporting Youth-led peace initiatives, United Nations Alliance of Civilizations Youth Solidarity Fund (UNAOC YSF) has announced the fifteen winners of its 2013 cycle. The 2013 winners were selected for their efforts to prevent conflict and promote social cohesion among youth. These efforts reflect the values of the YSF […]

19 Sep, 2013

Do One Thing for Diversity Video Contest

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The United Nations Alliance of Civilizations (UNAOC) in partnership with UNESCO and various other partners from corporations to civil society is launching“Do One Thing for Diversity and Inclusion” campaign aimed at engaging people around the world to Do One Thing to support Cultural Diversity and Inclusion. As part of the “Do One Thing for Diversity […]

4 Sep, 2013

“Do One Thing for Diversity and Inclusion” video contest

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Do One Thing for Diversity and Inclusion” World Day for Cultural Diversity May 21 Online Video Contest Rules & Regulations for submitting videos Please read the rules and regulations carefully. Participating in the “Do One Thing for Diversity and Inclusion” video contest of the United Nations Alliance of Civilizations (UNAOC) means that you have agreed […]

3 Sep, 2013

The 2013 edition of the Youth Solidarity Fund

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The Youth Solidarity Fund (YSF) provides seed funding to outstanding youth-led initiatives that promote long-term constructive relationships between people from diverse cultural and religious backgrounds. The Fund links small scale and local work to larger movements for social and global change. The YSF supports the development of young peoples’ organizations and other means for their […]