"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
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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
Youth and policy makers join forces in pandemic recovery efforts
55 young researchers from UNESCOs signature Youth As Researchers on COVID19 initiative and close to 20 policy makers from various Member States debated on priorities for postpandemic recovery with for and by youth during a HighLevel Policy Conference hosted on site and online by UNESCO on 25 March 2022 Central to the debate were the insights of the young researchers on the impact of the pandemic on youth wellbeing learning action rights and use of technology
Meet Smriti and Moneera: young researchers exploring the impact of COVID-19
The UNESCO and UNESCO Chairs Youth as Researchers YAR initiative in response to COVID19 was designed to be a sixmonthlong venture As with many things pandemicrelated the project stretched and grew to new heights resulting in a nearly twoyear commitment from youth We talked to Smriti Khemka India a YAR Youth Researcher and Moneera Yassien Sudan a YAR Youth Steering Committee Member to better understand how this initiative has changed their perspectives