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SECTOR: CITIZENS, ORGANISATIONS & COMMUNITIES:

France win World Cup 2018 final in breathless six-goal thriller against Croatia

15 Jul - Read more

 


 

FIFA confirms dates for Qatar 2022 World Cup, but number of teams unresolved

13 Jul - Read more

 


 

First images released of Thai cave boys as breathtaking footage of daring rescue emerges

12 Jul - Read more

 


 

China 'shocked' by US actions in trade dispute

11 Jul - Read more

 


 

US cannot reunite dozens of child migrants with their parents

11 Jul - Read more

 


 

Israeli space probe to land on Moon in 2019

10 Jul - Read more

 


 

Typhoon Maria: China’s holiday coast hammered by winds, waves

11 Jul - Read more

 


 

Japan floods: At least 122 dead after heavy rain and landslides

10 Jul - Read more

 


 

Ethiopia's Abiy and Eritrea's Afwerki declare end of war

9 Jul - Read more

 


 

Bushfires destroy homes, cause at least one death in California

8 Jul - Read more

 


 

US jitters at China's push for hi-tech dominance underlies trade war

6 Jul - Read more

 


 

Unlike most millennials, Norway's are rich

10 Jul - Read more

 


 

San Francisco: Where a six-figure salary is 'low income'

10 Jul - Read more

 


 

Trump asked aides if he could invade Venezuela last year: report

4 Jul - Read more

 


 

North Korea says high-level talks with US delegation ‘gangster-like’

8 Jul - Read more

 


 

China and Russia hit back at Trump tariffs

6 Jul - Read more

 


 

Banks told to reveal tech meltdown plans

6 Jul - Read more

 


 

Boris Johnson tells PM she is suffocating Brexit 'dream'

6 Jul - Read more

 


 

UN Forum examines three pillars of 2030 Global Goals

13 Jul - Read more

 


 

UN DPI/NGO Conference

Posted 6 May - Read more

 


 

Mann Ki Baat - India's PM Modi

29 Mar - Read more

 


 

SECTOR: UNITY IN DIVERSITY:

Oscar's Academy Invites 928 New Members, Getting Closer To Diversity Goals

26 Jun - Read more

 


 

Embracing diversity in everything we do

16 Jul - Read more

 


 

 

Reflecting the ethnic diversity of the UK within the BBC workforce

16 Jul - Read more

 


 

Diversity And Inclusion Matters To The Workforce Of The Future

9 May - Read more

 


 

Diversity and Inclusion are Fundamental to the Mission of Higher Education

26 Jun - Read more

 


 

Highlight Diversity in Medical School Applications

29 Jun - Read more

 


 

Methodology: 2019 Law School Diversity Index

 19 Mar - Read more

 


 

Together We Learn Better: Inclusive Schools Benefit All Children

10 Jun - Read more

 


 

Leaders in Diversity and Inclusion: 5 Lessons From Top Global Companies

3 Dec - Read more

 


 

Lockheed Martin: Global Diversity & Inclusion

16 Jul - Read more

 


 

Intel Global Diversity and Inclusion: Innovation Begins With Inclusion

16 Jul - Read more

 


 

Global Diversity, Inclusion & Community Engagement

16 Jul - Read more

 


 

Diversity & Inclusion: Phizer

16 Jul - Read more

 


 

Johnson & Johnson:  Diversity & Inclusion

18 Jul - Read more

 


 

 

Boeing: Diversity & Inclusion

16 Jul - Read more

 


 

Nestle: Diversity & inclusion

16 Jul - Read more

 


 

Global Diversity and Inclusion Program at ING

16 Jul - Read more

 


 

Merck, DIVERSITY AND INCLUSION: GOOD FOR BUSINESS

16 Jul - Read more

 


 

Neil McArthur: UKGC will continue to push for diversity & inclusion

24 May - Read more

 


 

DELL: Diversity & Inclusion

16 Jul - Read more

 


 

Citi: Global Diversity and Inclusion

16 Mar - Read more

 


 

Shell: Diversity & Inclusion

16 Jul - Read more

 


 

GLOBAL DIVERSITY LIST

16 Jul - Read more

 


 

SECTOR: CULTURES, CIVILIZATIONS & ETHNICITY:

Huge medieval cities unearthed in Cambodia near Angkor Watt

11 Jul - Read more

 


 

South Korea’s unstoppable taste for haste

8 Jul - Read more

 


 

Aysén: Chilean Patagonia’s natural wonderland

6 Jul - Read more

 


 

Australian People Pictures

8 Jul - Read more

 


 

Africa Pictures, Images

16 Jul - Read more

 


 

African Ethnicity Pictures and Images

8 Jul - Read more

 


 

India Pictures, Images

8 Jul - Read more

 


 

The epic story of the map that gave America its name

3 Jul - Read more

 


 

Video: Strengthening Interreligious and Intercultural Dialogue through Knowledge Sharing: Opportunities and Challenges

10 Jul - Read more

UNAOC High Representative’s Remarks

 


 

‘Historic moment’ for people on the move, as UN agrees first-ever Global Compact on migration

13 Jul - Read more

 


 

SECTOR: FAMILY:

A mother's place 'is in the home'

10 Jul - Read more

 


 

Opposition to Breast-Feeding Resolution by U.S. Stuns World Health Officials

8 Jul - Read more

 


 

IT Crowd star Katherine Parkinson on the 'responsibility' to be a working mum

27 Jun - Read more

 


 


Why children start emotional eating - and how it can affect them later in life

19 Jun - Read more

 


 

SECTOR: HEALTH:

How this stealth STD could become the next superbug

11 Jul - Read more

 


 

Ebola virus outbreak likely over in Congo, WHO says

7 Jul - Read more

 


 

Womb cancer: 'I could have suffered less with earlier diagnosis'

7 Jul - Read more

 


 

HIV vaccine on horizon as jab triggers immunity in humans and stops monkeys being infected

6 Jul - Read more

 


 

SECTOR: EDUCATION:

University entry 'should be background, not just exams'

11 Jul - Read more

 


 

Prince Charles launches research for an 'uncertain world'

11 Jul - Read more

 


 

The problem children who are really victims

6 Jul - Read more

 


 

Young people with learning disabilities 'isolated' and 'hidden'

9 Jul - Read more

 


 

SECTOR: ENVIRONMENT:

China builds ‘world’s biggest air purifier’ (and it seems to be working)

29 Jun - Read more

 


 

Could geoengineering cause a climate war?

20 Apr - Read more

 


 

Greenpeace says China is winning battle against pollution in big cities but other areas falling behind

11 Jan - Read more

 


 

Scientists suggest a giant sunshade in the sky could solve global warming

5 Apr - Read more

 


 

Billion-dollar polar engineering ‘needed to slow melting glaciers’

18 Mar - Read more

 


 

Sir David Attenborough polar ship ready for launch

10 Jul - Read more

 


 

Biggest krill companies limit fishing in Antarctic waters

10 Jul - Read more

 


 


Major sewage pollution incidents increase

12 Jul - Read more

 


 

Campaign group says illegal ivory trade breezes past EU law

10 Jul - Read more

 


 

The 'monster' iceberg: What happened next?

9 Jul - Read more

 


 


How the people of Delhi saved 16,000 trees from the axe

9 Jul - Read more

 


 

China jails hundreds of officials for pollution violations

10 Jul - Read more

 


 

Ozone hole mystery: China insulating chemical said to be source of rise

9 Jul - Read more

 


 


Proof of global warming? Historical heat records broken across globe

6 Jul - Read more

 


 

Up to 54 deaths linked to southern Quebec heat wave

6 Jul - Read more

 


 

What's the real price of getting rid of plastic packaging?
Crunching the numbers on how much switching might cost us heritage site

6 Jul - Read more

 


 


Lord of the Rings toad on brink of extinction

6 Jul - Read more

 


 

Nissan admits falsifying emissions tests in Japan

9 Jul - Read more

 


 

Starbucks to eliminate plastic straws by 2020

9 Jul - Read more

 


 

 

 

SECTOR: SCIENCE, RESEARCH & TECHNOLOGY:

'We can build a real time machine'

11 Jul - Read more

 


 

‘Laser AK-47’? Chinese developer answers sceptics with videos of gun being tested

5 Jul - Read more

 


 

Scientists in Argentina discover 'first giant' dinosaur, pushing evolution of gigantism back 30 million years

10 Dec - Read more

 


 

Start your engines ... is China getting ready to mass-produce hypersonic vehicles?

21 Apr - Read more

 


 

Exoskeleton that allows humans to work and play for longer

8 Jul - Read more

 


 

Here's what future Mars and lunar space colonies could look like

7 Jul - Read more

 


 

What 'Arrival' got right about communicating with space aliens

6 Jul - Read more

 


 

The rocket scientists mixing up a giant firework

9 Jul - Read more

 


 

Scientists identify resistance gene in malaria parasite

19 Dec - Read more

 


 

 

ANNOUNCEMENT

 

THE GLOBAL SPEAKERS SUMMIT

 

NEW ZEALAND IS ONE OF THE MOST DIVERSE NATIONS ON THE PLANET

FOUR DAYS OF TRANSFORMING OUR WORLD

 

Charity Dinner: Supporting Unity in Diversity at the Global Speakers Summit

25 Feb - Read more

 


 

SECTOR: RELIGION, FAITH & TRADITIONAL FAITHS:

"... the main theme was that of unity in diversity”

28 Nov - Read more

 


 

GENERAL AUDIENCE: On Mercy

13 Jan - Read more

 


 

SECTOR: CULTURES, CIVILIZATIONS & ETHNICITY:

DISCOVERED: Lost city of Alexander the Great found by archaeologists using drones

26 Sep - Read more

 


 

EXCLUSIVE

 

SECTOR: ENVIRONMENT:

Planet or Plastic? National Geographic

Read more 1

 

Project Kaisei

Read more 2

 


 

SECTOR: FAITH, RELIGION & SCIENCE:

 

Ancient UFO Discovered Under Temple in India

28 Jun - Read more

 


 

SECTOR: UNITY IN DIVERSITY:

Highlights:

Unity in Diversity – World Civil Society, Serbia Launch,

25-27 July 2017

30 Jul - Read more

 


 

SECTOR: CULTURES, CIVILIZATIONS & ETHNICITY:

Danube and Tourism for Peace

1 Jul - Read more

 


 

Unity in Diversity Companies - MUMBAI, INDIA

8 Apr - Read more

 


 

 SECTOR: RELIGION, FAITH & TRADITIONAL FAITHS:

“…AND NOW LET US BEGIN THIS JOURNEY…”
 MARCH 15. 2017

Read more

 


 

SECTOR: UNITY IN DIVERSITY:

GDF FOUNDER PRESENTATION LETTER:

15 Jan - Read more

 


 

SECTOR: SCIENCE, RESEARCH & TECHNOLOGY:

 

Exoplanets

NASA Feb 23, 2017
RELEASE 17-015

 

NASA Telescope Reveals Largest Batch of Earth-Size, Habitable-Zone Planets Around Single Star

23 Feb - Read more

 


 

Astronomers discover 7 Earth-sized planets orbiting nearby star

23 Feb - Read more

 


 

Humans are Waking Up: For First Time in Recorded History, Schumann Resonance Jumping to 36+

2 Feb - Read more

 


 

SECTOR: UNITY IN DIVERSITY:

UN International Tolerance Day celebrated by  
Unity in Diversity Citizen's Assembly in India

Posted 17 Nov - Read more

 


 

India’s model for tolerance

8 Dec - Read more

 


 

Unity in Diversity-World Civil Society India Launch

Overview, Outcomes & Hightlights

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LIGHT
Second Edition
Dr. Vasko M. Najdovski
Faith & Reason in Dialogue
An Introduction and Basic

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NEW

LATEST UPDATE
C*2016/ 2017
BEYOND EXCLUSIVE
Exclusive: Bio-energy Basics Scientifically Proven
Posted 8 Mar 2016 - Read more

 

 

 
Welcome to Global Dialogue Foundation

                                  

The Global Dialogue Foundation principal purpose is to:

  • Strengthen the role of civil society organizations to promote intercultural dialogue, cultural diversity and inclusion at grassroots level within their own countries and across them globally
  • Initiate and promote dialogue and collaboration for increased understanding among cultures and civilizations globally
  • Maintain the identity of original traditions; fostering their impact on the development of mainstream society
  • Strengthen the voice of the Asia Pacific Region in the debate on dialogue and understanding among peoples and cultures
  • Contribute significantly in supporting the work of the UN Alliance of Civilizations
  • Improve relations within and between all cultural, ethnic and religious groups, including all minorities, majorities and migrants in the country, preventing persistent tensions and divides via dialogue globally.

 

 

"GLOBAL DIALOGUE INITIATIVE"

 

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UN SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT GOALS

 

 

 

 


 

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On behalf of Global Dialogue Foundation, we believe that;
  • Dialogue is and should be the way of developing this world towards a brighter future
  • Without dialogue, we cannot be understood and helped as we deserve at the right time and place
  • We will not know about the needs of others or express our own needs to others, therefore cannot solve issues timely, correctly and friendly, unfortunately leading to complications inter-connected with humankind and society. 


Forum Partner and

Supporting organisations

 

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Kerala:
                       
 
 

 

 

CURRENT PROJECT

- Initiave stage

 

 

We anticipate that by redistributing available materials to areas where they're needed most, we can achieve long-awaited 'material' balance on our planet.

 

AIMS & OBJECTIVES:
CONTINUOUS COOPERATION,
CONTINUOUS HELP TO COUNTRIES, REGIONS IN NEED - LOCALLY & GLOBALLY

 

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As ordinary citizens from beautiful planet Earth, we will try in an ordinary manner to articulate what we think is important for humankind in general, as well for our planet as a unique living entity in it's own way, and with appropriate friendly actions, try to help others with dialogue.

 

The increasing diversity of our societies - be it ethnic, linguistic, religious or cultural - is indeed generating anxiety among populations, driving communities apart and putting peace, development and democracy under mounting pressure.

  

New technology and new media are connecting people around the world in ways we could not imagine just a decade ago. The ongoing development of information and communication technologies is raising our awareness that we are all part of a global community. At the same time, they make it easier to learn about the social and economic disparities that are widening within and between countries.

 

People are often unprepared to cope with changes that are now occurring in an increasingly complex and interdependent world.The global development agenda cannot be achieved by only focusing on economic and social indicators or factoring in the impact of climate change.

 

The true potential for economic and social development cannot be achieved without the peaceful coexistence of cultures. Good governance, therefore, involves respecting diversity and finding ways to incorporate intercultural dialogue into the governmental policies and strategies that aim to play a role in achieving peace and development.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 



 
 
We believe that not only the Buddhist, but also the Atheist, the Muslim, the Orthodox, the Catholic, the Jew, the Protestant and the Hindu and so on aim to live a comfortable safe, peaceful life, to enjoy themselves and be happy with their families, relatives, their inheritance, and that they all feel love and sorrow, joy and grief equally. Even our anatomic structure is the same, although our outer appearance differs in details, which is a drop in the ocean in comparison to what unites us. 
 
Only with this kind of well balanced material and spiritual level society, and only along this kind of well balanced spiritual/material path, and with dialogue, humankind can finally start to build its own future with past negative experiences as the driving force for creating a better, brighter sustainable environment and a safer World as a masterpiece of all, as ordinary citizens from beautiful planet Earth.
 
If you would like to participate or submit a project for review, please write to the Board of Directors via email; info@globaldialoguefoundation.org 
 
 
Disclaimer: Global Dialogue Foundation reserves the right to disassociate from activities of its members, for which it is unaware or has not been informed, at all times and based on any and all circumstances.
 
 
 
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Dialogue Initiative Australia/Asia Pacific
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UN Photo/Eskinder Debebe

 

Countries back ‘ambitious and comprehensive’ reform of UN development system

31 May 2018 - Read more

 

 

 

 

 

 

On November 28 2017 the second day of his Apostolic Journey to Myanmar Pope Francis met the country’s 17 religious leaders ... “We are brothers ” he stressed ...

Each of the participants took to the floor briefly. According to a Holy See press release the main theme was that of unity in diversity.

Posted December 07. 2017 - Read more

 


NASA is developing the capabilities needed to send humans to an asteroid by 2025 and Mars in the 2030's -

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https://www.nasa.gov/multimedia/imagegallery/iotd.html

 

 

 

SPACE X JOURNEY TO MARS
 

 

Unity in Diversity - World Civil Society

Serbia 24-28 July 2017

New Models of the Partnership for

Sustainable Development
Strategic Alliance:

Public-Private-Civil Society Organizations
Danube Peace Boat 2017:

World Summit on Media and Youth
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Sharp increase in money migrants send home lifts millions out of poverty – UN report
14 June - Read more

 

 

World’s Top Religious Leaders Issue Rare Joint Appeal

16 June 2017 - Read more
 

 

In Kyrgyzstan, UN chief Guterres highlights importance of governance for sustainable development
11 June 2017 - Read more

 

 
International Tolerance Day - Shahani Group, India
26 November 2016 - "In today's dangerous nuclear driven world, an eye for an eye will destroy our whole planet..." Read more
   

Unity in Diversity Companies - Mumbai, India April 2017

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Pope’s Address to Plenary Assembly of the Pontifical Council for Interreligious Dialogue

9 June 2017 - Read more

 

 

Remarks by H.E. Al-Nasser at the Lisbon Forum: ‘Interconnecting People’

1 June 2017 - Read more

 

Scientific Workshop in Castel Gandolfo: ‘Black Holes, Gravitational Waves and Space-Time Singularities’

8 May - Read more

 

Pontifical Academy of Social Sciences Calls for Global Policies Against Social Exclusion

3 May - Read more

Walking Together. Christians on the Road to Unity

9 May - Read more
 

 

Remarks by H.E. Al-Nasser at the First High Level Meeting of International Organizations at the 4th World Forum for Intercultural Dialogue

5 May - Read more
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The High Representative addresses the Foundation Alliance of Civilizations in Skopje on Global Challenges and the Role of UNAOC

8 June 16 - Read more

 

 

Al-Nasser Remarks at the high-level panel on the role of Parliaments for building peaceful and inclusive societies and combatting violent extremism 

22 Jul 16 - Read more

 

GDF signs MoU with UN Alliance of Civilizations - towards the nucleus of a planetary citizens assembly

7 May - Read more

 

 

BAKU

UN NEWS ARTICLES

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7th UNAOC Global Forum BAKU

Living Together In Inclusive Societies:

A Challenge and A Goal?

Al-Nasser Closing Remarks at the 7th UNAOC Global Forum in Baku

29 Apr - Read more

 

Additional articles

1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7

 

 

 

 

During Youth Event of the 7th UNAOC Global Forum young leaders will shape Narratives of Tomorrow for Inclusive Societies

24 Apr - Read more

 

Mumbai, India 15-16 March 2016
Planetary Citizens Assembly
Video Gallery

 

 

Mumbai, India 15-16 March 2016
Planetary Citizens Assembly


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Interview by DNA India with Dr. Hanifa Mezoui

GDF Press release

Press releases: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7

Video Gallery
Images for Mumbai

 

   

 

Unity in Diversity-World Civil Society Launch India,

Presentation by UNAOC

High Representative - H.E. Mr. Nassir Abdulaziz Al-Nasser
(Delivered by Hanifa Mezoui PhD)
Photo Album - Launch Event


 

 

 

Unity in Diversity Peace Garden

Inauguration, India

Presentation by UNAOC

Senior Advisor, Humanitarian Affairs and Civil Society - Hanifa Mezoui PhD

Photo Album - Garden Inauguration


 

 

 

 

Unity in Diversity-World Civil Society

India Launch

Pre-Event Session 14 March 2016

Photo Album

 

 

 

Ecumenism and Interreligious dialogue

Pope Francis and Russian Orthodox Leader Will Meet to Utter ?Mutual Cry for Peace?

11 Feb 2015 - Read more

 

 

 

 

 Queen Urges Inclusivity In Commonwealth Speech

14 Mar 2015 - Read more - PDF

 

 

 

Symposium, Unity in Diversity - World Civil Society
Belgrade 27-31 July 2015
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Unity in Diversity - World Civil Society Featured at the 2015 NGO Conference at the United Nations: Towards a Planetary Citizen's Assembly

1 Sep 2015 - Read more  Image gallery

 

 

3rd World Forum on Intercultural Dialogue
?18-19 May 2015, Baku, Azerbaijan

Read more  Baku Images

 

 

 

 

GDF Presentation:

Dialogue as Global Trust Building Shaping Common Global Agenda

19 May 2015 - Read more

 

 

 

Inauguration - Unity in Diversity Peace Garden Nashville, TN, USA

7 Jul - Read more   Photo album

 

 

 

Unity in Diversity - Workshop, UN DPI NGO, NY

Read More (1), (2), (3), (4), (5), (6), (7),

 

Unity in Diversity Peace Garden Thomastown West Primary School, Melbourne, Australia

19 Sep - Read more

 

 

 

 

 

 United Nations Alliance Of Civilizations informal meeting ?Unity in Diversity- World Civil Society?.
UN High Representative H.E. Mr. Nassir Abdul Aziz Al-Nasser

10 Mar - Read more
20 Feb - Welcome remarks
21 Feb - Closing remarks

 
Photo: The Hon. Harry Jenkins
Federal Member for Scullin, Parliament of Australia

Whittlesea Community Leadership Network Victoria Inc. (WCLN) Launch Day
(Melbourne-Australia)

25 Feb - Read more
 

 

 

Unity in Diversity Peace Garden
Nashville, TN, U.S.A.

8 Apr 2014 - Read more
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The Hon. President Jorge Sampaio - High Representative United Nations Alliance of Civilizations
Open Forum, Northcote Town Hall, Victoria, Australia - 6 October 2011

"So my conclusion is that the Allianceʼs mission is to strengthen civil society organisations across the world... " VIDEO

 

 

 

GDF SIGNS MEMORANDUM OF UNDERSTANDING WITH UNAOC AT THE 4th FORUM IN DOHA

(L-R. Maya Shahani - Vice Chairperson GDF, The Hon. President Jorge Sampaio - UN High Representative for the Alliance of Civilizations, Pece (Peter) Gorgevski - CEO GDF)

 

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Tony Blair Institue of Global Change aims to help make globalisation work for the many, not the few.
 
Photo Credit: SAGE Foundation
Photo: Bill Clinton, (CGI) & Maya Shahani (SAGE)

 

Maya Shahani - Awardee Global Peace Initiative 2015

Dec 2015 - Read more

 



 

GDF Founder Message to the World

15.01.2017 - Read more

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