"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
Underwater volcanoes: exceptional images filmed in the Mediterranean
A new UNESCO 1 Ocean exploration mission has just been carried out in the Aeolian Islands Italy with the goal of improving our knowledge of underwater volcanoes and the risk of tsunamis in the Mediterranean The mission has brought back exceptional images close to the bowels of the Earth and the origins of life
Innovative eDNA initiative at UN Ocean Conference
On 28 June 2022 the UNESCO eDNA initiative was featured at the United Nations Oceans Conference in Lisbon Portugal during a side event which showcased ambitious sciencebased initiatives that inform policy
First meeting of the Scientific Advisory Board of the environmental DNA initiative
On 4 July 2022 the Scientific Advisory Board of the environmental DNA initiative convened for the first time sharing crucial recommendations as UNESCO prepares the global rollout of the citizen science initiative
Pilot eDNA sampling campaign in Corsica
From 27 to 30 March 2022 UNESCO undertook a pilot environmental DNA eDNA sampling campaign in the Gulf of Porto Calanche of Piana Gulf of Girolata Scandola Reserve World Heritage site France to prepare the global rollout of its citizen science eDNA initiative