"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
From recovery to resilience in the Zimbabwean highlands
Zimbabwe is periodically buffeted by cyclones droughts floods and related landslides which in turn spawn health epidemics To compound matters climate change is increasing both the frequency and intensity of tropical storms and cyclones in the region As part of the Zimbabwe Idai Recovery Project funded by the World Bank and managed by the United Nations Office for Project Services UNESCO has been providing affected communities with support since 2019 to help them make the transition from disaster recovery to longterm climate resilience