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UNAOC Global Forum 2018

UNAOC Global Forum 2018 at UN HQ in New York

Country: USA
City: New York
Nov 19 - Nov 20, 2018
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UNAOC Global Forum 2018 at UN HQ in New York has opened the application.  The 8th UNAOC Global Forum will bring together key international actors from diverse fields to build productive partnerships and networks. Under the leadership of the UNAOC, participants will explore innovative methods to promote inclusive approaches to conflict prevention and sustaining peace, as they share expertise and good practices.

Over the past few years, UNAOC have witnessed a rise of violent extremism, xenophobia, and discrimination. Intolerance and fear of the other continue to prevail in many societies. There is an urgent need to re-commit to interreligious and intercultural dialogue and to the promotion of tolerance, diversity and a culture of peace. To this end, the Forum provides an open space for UNAOC Group of Friends, UN system entities, civil society including NGOs, faith-based organizations, media and private sector to share good practices on ways to promote dialogue and understanding with partnerships that

The primary mission of UNAOC is to forge collective political will and to mobilize concerted action at improving cross-cultural dialogue and cooperation among countries and diverse communities to prevent violence and conflict and promote social cohesion and peace. UNAOC focuses its activities on four priority areas:
Education, Youth, Media, Migration.

“Commit2Dialogue: Partnerships for Prevention and Sustaining Peace” is the overarching theme


  •  Augmented stakeholders’ knowledge of the good practices in intercultural and interreligious dialogue for conflict prevention and peacebuilding (in the areas of education, youth, migration, and media)
  •  Augmented stakeholders’ capacity and expanded their networks
  • Proposed new and innovative partnerships for 2018 and 2019
  •  Increased visibility of UNAOC
  •  Drafted summary of good practices for possible replication and upscale
  •  Drafted recommendations for action including good practices.


Type of Opportunity Conferences
Event Date19 November,2018 to 20 November,2018
Deadline05 November,2018
CityNew York
Open toAll
OrganizerUnited Nations Alliance of Civilizations Secretariat
Contact the organizer[email protected]



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