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UNESCO international meeting of experts: fostering a culture of intercultural dialogue in the Arab States; report
Place of publication | Year of publication | Collation: 
Beirut | 2012 | 48p
Corporate author: 
UNESCO Office Beirut; Regional Bureau for Education in the Arab States
Arab States

Within the framework of the project “Fostering a Culture of Peace and Dialogue” an international meeting of experts on Fostering a Culture of Intercultural Dialogue in the Arab States took place in Beirut, Lebanon on 6 and 7 March 2012 at the Holiday Inn Hotel in Verdun. The meeting was organized by UNESCO Beirut Office in partnership with the Government of Saudi Arabia and the King Abdulaziz Center of National Dialogue and in collaboration with the Arab Thought Foundation. The 2 days event was a landmark meeting of 35 experts and professionals from more than 11 countries, representing a wide range of fields in conflict resolution, research and education, media and journalism. The meeting is the first activity of a series of regional activities and interventions to be organized within the framework of the UNESCO project “Fostering a Culture of Peace and Dialogue”.

Resource Type: 
Conference reports and proceedings
Civic / Citizenship / Democracy
Cultural literacy / Intercultural / Cross-cultural / Multi-cultural
International understanding / Globalisation / International education / Interdependency


cultural diversity; globalization; cultural interaction; intercultural communication; cultural exchange; cultural cooperation; culture of peace;Arab culture; Arab States
peace; international understanding; international education; cultural literacy; intercultural education; cross-cultural; multi-culturalism; globalization; interdependence; global citizenship education