UNESCO-Sharjah Prize for Arab Culture
Sharjah & its Prize
Established in 1998 the UNESCOSharjah Prize for Arab Culture rewards each year two laureates individuals groups or institutions who through their work and outstanding achievements endeavour to disseminate greater knowledge of Arab art and culture
"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
UNESCO seeks nominations for the UNESCO-Sharjah Prize for Arab Culture
UNESCO calls for candidatures for the UNESCOSharjah Prize for Arab Culture Awarded since 2001 the Prize was established in 1998 in collaboration with the Government of Sharjah United Arab Emirates and is now at its 19th edition
#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
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
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
UNESCO-Sharjah Prize for Arab Culture awarded to poet Dunya Mikhail and actress Helen Al-Janabi
Dunya Mikhail an AmericanIraqi poet and Helen AlJanabi a Swedish actress of SyrianIraqi origin will be awarded the 18th UNESCOSharjah Prize for Arab Culture based on the recommendations of an international jury of experts