LiBeirut: UNESCO and Switzerland announce funding is in place to begin rehabilitating Beirut’s iconic Sursock Palace
As part of its flagship initiative LiBeirut UNESCO has announced an agreement with the Swiss Federal Office of Culture and the Sursock Palace Association to finance the first phase of the rehabilitation of the Sursock Palace The iconic building which dates from 1860 was severely impacted by the port blasts on 4 August 2020
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How to strengthen social inclusion through artistic practice in Chad?
The arts have proven to be a powerful tool to support reconciliation rehabilitation and reintegration Many reports highlight the transformative power of art when working with populations with populations whose rights are denigrated Artistic activities are a powerful vector of social integration connecting people across their differences They can help people to look forward to a new life and a better future
"Arab Latinos!" initiative promotes intercultural dialogue for social cohesion
Building on the centuriesold ties between the Arab region and Latin America and the Caribbean UNESCO organized the first expert meeting on Arab Latinos in São Paulo Brazil on 22 August 2022 The main purpose of this initiative of UNESCO Social and Human Sciences Sector is to encourage intercultural dialogue and tolerance for social cohesion
Beirut: UNESCO has completed the rehabilitation of the 280 educational institutions damaged by port explosions
Today UNESCO announced the completion of its project to rehabilitate the 280 educational institutions damaged by the blasts that hit the port of Beirut on 4 August 2020 in a record time of 18 months
Li Beirut one year on
Li Beirut For Beirut is an international flagship initiative UNESCO launched immediately after the explosions to ensure that education culture and heritage would be the main pillars of the vibrant culturally diverse capitals recovery
Migration and inclusive societies
UNESCO places emphasis on the human face of migration It addresses the implications of the movement of people within its fields of competence firmly embedding its interventions in a human rights framework