Tag Archives: intercultural dialogue

The Centre for Cross-cultural Communication

The Centre for Cross-cultural Communication was established in 2010 by Prof Enes Eryarsoy and his friends to promote mutual understanding and intercultural activities among people of different faiths and culture. It also aims at fighting discriminations and Islamophobia. Also, it educates young people on cross-cultural relations in business, universities, and relevant institutions. The Centre uses [...]

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Connecting Cultures Lesson Plans

Connecting Cultures is an innovative annual event that brings young people together from around the world into the deserts of Arabia. The young people have to communicate and work as a team to overcome problems and undertake a desert journey. The purpose of Connecting Cultures is to promote face to face dialogue with young people [...]

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Recommendation CM/Rec(2008)12 of the Committee of Ministers to member states on the dimension of religions and non-religious convictions within intercultural education

The Council of Europe’s preparation of this recommendation was a protracted process, embracing a project group, working committees, expert meetings and a conference in Oslo expressing the wish for intercultural and interreligious dialogue, followed by publication of the proceedings (The Religious Dimension of Intercultural Education, 2005), the production of a reference book for schools – [...]

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UNESCO Guidelines on Intercultural Education

“The document reflects UNESCO’s unique role as international standard setter and convenor of diverse cultural and ideological perspectives. It is hoped that it will serve as a valuable practical resource for teachers and learners, curriculum developers, policy makers and community members alike, and all those who wish to promote Intercultural Education in interests of peace [...]

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Intercultural Dialogue on the Visualization of Local Knowledge: Films on Hereditary Singers in Ethiopia

This paper explores the constructive dialogue between an anthropologist/filmmaker and the audience on the visualization of knowledge through anthropological films. It focuses on the role of the audience in the formation and rediscovery of cultural identity with regard to local knowledge presented via filmic documentation,and explores the appropriate manner of film-presentation in the form of [...]

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Learning to Listen: Intercultural Dialogue in Africa

This publication marks the start of a 3 year British Council project called Intercultural Dialogue in Africa. Responding to one of the major cultural relations challenges of the age, the project seeks to build understanding and trust between Muslims and non-Muslims using a series of research and collaborative activities between people in the UK and [...]

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Interkultura – Intercultural Center

Interkultura was founded as a non-governmental and interdisciplinary association by a group of scientists and interculturalistes in Zagreb in 1995. It aims to promote intercultural education and communications. Its approach to multiculturalism relies on documents of UNESCO, Council of Europe and European Union as well as on selective transfer of models of intercultural education and [...]

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Anna Lindh Foundation (ALF)

The ALF facilitates and supports the action of civil society of the Euro-Mediterranean Region in priority fields which affects the capacity for individuals and groups to share values and live together. Aware of the necessity of a scientific and social assessment on the challenges of intercultural dialogue in the Union for the Mediterranean, the ALF [...]

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Association for Development of Arab-Bulgarian Initiatives and Collaboration (ARABIS)

ARABIS is an independent, non-governmental, non-party, non-religious and non-profit organization. Its main objectives and tasks are: – increasing the mutual awareness and extension of the bilateral contacts between the Bulgarian and Arabic societies – developing techniques and good practices for making contacts in the education, culture and business areas – creating an objective perspective of [...]

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The Arabic word "qantara" means "bridge". The Internet portal Qantara.de represents the concerted effort of the Bundeszentrale für politische Bildung (Federal Center for Political Education), Deutsche Welle, the Goethe Institut and the Institut für Auslandsbeziehungen (Institute for Foreign Cultural Relations) to promote dialogue with the Islamic world. The project is funded by the German Foreign [...]

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