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
"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
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
#IAmAntiRacist – Are you? Join our social media campaign!
As you can imagine racism occurs all the time and everywhere Have you been a bystander or a victim yourself We invite you to share your experience You can reduce racism through your own actions We need to STOP racism together
Sustainable Rural Regeneration Conference
Cultural and natural heritage in all its manifestations are pillars of the identity cohesion and wellbeing of communities The transformative power of cultural and natural heritage is increasingly recognized as a key enabler for sustainable development particularly in rural areas facing chronic economic social and environmental challenges The Conference on Sustainable Rural Regeneration taking place at UNESCO Headquarters on 910 June 2022 aims to foster knowledge exchange and reflections on the future of rural development in Europe and beyond Organized by UNESCO and partners of the RURITAGE project it will bring together practitioners and international experts on rural development local communities implementing heritageled actions as well as representatives of the European Commission and of EU funded projects
New study identifies flooding and funding shortages as top threats for UNESCO-designated sites in UK and Canada