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The Global Day of Love & Oneness   

14 Feb 2021

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United Civilizations Dialogues - Special Issue - Click here


A Cultural Kaleidoscope Diwali Celebration of Festival of Lights
Posted 13 Nov 2020


Webinar - UN World Day for Cultural Diversity for Dialogue and Development 2020 - YouTube
21 May 2020


Webinar: Event-Celebrating UN World Day for Cultural Diversity for Dialogue & Development
21 May 2020


United Civilizations™ (UC) Initiative Opens Global HQ in Mumbai India
7 Oct 2019


Unity in Diversity World Radiance School Camp,
Summer - August 2019
Posted 27 Aug 2019

-NEW- The Vision of United Civilizations:  GDF Workshop at UN DPI/NGO Conference, New York

Posted 10 Sep 2018 

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

25 Feb 2018



Highlights: Unity in Diversity – World Civil Society Serbia Launch, 25-27 July 2017

30 Jul 2017

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Unity in Diversity - World Civil Society, India Launch
14-16 March 2016
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GDF signs MoU with UN Alliance of Civilizations - towards the nucleus of a planetary citizens assembly
7 May 2016
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Al-Nasser Closing Remarks at the 7th UNAOC Global Forum in Baku

Baku, 29 April 2016 - 

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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

New York, 25-27 August 2015 - The 2015 NGO Conference at the United Nations celebrated,....

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Symposium, Unity in Diversity - World Civil Society

Belgrade 27-31 July, 2015 - Representatives from 30 countries participated in the World Symposium,....

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GDF Presentation: Dialogue as Global Trust Building Shaping Common Global Agenda, 3rd World Forum on Intercultural Dialogue, Baku 17-18 May 2015

Posted 21 May 2015

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3rd World Forum on Intercultural Dialogue 

18-19 May 2015, Baku, Azerbaijan

Unity in Diversity - Workshop UN DPI/ NGO Conference, UN New York

28 Aug 2014 - Read More (1), (2), (3), (4), (5), (6)


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

7 July 2014 - The inauguration of the Unity in Diversity Peace Garden at Scarritt Bennett...


Global Donors Forum - Celebrating Philanthropy In Emerging Economies - Forging Strategic Partnerships
19 April 2014 - Organised by the World Congress of Muslim Philanthropists, the Global Donors Forum brought together...
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Unity in Diversity Peace Garden, Nashville, TN, USA
9 April 2014 - A few years ago, I had the pleasure to meet 14year old Kiran Thawardas through the SAGE
Foundation in India...
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UNAOC Informal Meeting: Unity in Diversity — World Civil Society
21 Feb, 2014 -Remarks by H.E. Mr. Nassir Abdul Aziz Al-Nasser, The UN High Representative for The Alliance Of Civilizations.
Welcome remarks
Closing remarks


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Strengthening the role of Civil Society to promote intercultural dialogue, diversity and inclusion- Baku 2013
Posted on June 3, 2013 - At the 2nd World Forum on Intercultural Dialogue in Baku (29th May – 1st June), the Global Dialogue Foundation (GDF)....
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UNAOC engaging with civil society to work more effectively in promoting dialogue and understanding
10 Mar 2013 - One of the outcomes of the 5th Global Forum of the UNAOC, which was held in Vienna...
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Launch Day - Whittlesea Community Leadership Network Victoria Inc. (WCLN) - Melbourne, Australia
25 Feb. 2013 - We gather this evening to celebrate the Official launch...
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Whittlesea leadership network prepares to launch
Feb. 18, 2013 - A NEW organisation will help those who help others in their roles as community...
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1 September 2012
Global Dialogue Foundation was recently invited to attend the 3rd annual United Nations...


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Do One Thing for Diversity & Inclusion 2012 in the City of Whittlesea, Victoria (Australia)
25 May 2012 - City of Whittleseaʼs Community Leadership Network participated...


UN Alliance of Civilizations Partners Forum Draws to A Close
Posted 2nd June 2012 - Convened at the invitation of the Prime Minister of Turkey, Recep...


TALKING POINTS - Istanbul Partners Forum, Pledging Conference
1 June 2012  - Read more


At Alliance of Civilizations meeting, Ban calls for tolerance and cooperation
31 May 2012 – Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today stressed the need for tolerance and..


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Unity in Diversity makes its start in Cameroon, Africa
21 February 2012 – A group of committed civil society activists came together in Yaounde, Cameroon...


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Developing ‘Unity in Diversity’ with participants at the UNAOC Doha Forum
24 December 2011 - At the 4th UN Alliance of Civilizations Forum which was held in Doha, Qatar...

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GDF's CEO keynote speech at Loddon Campaspe Multicultural Services AGM
30 November 2011 - Many thanks to Noemi, Loddon Campaspe Multicultural Services and members for inviting me to speak with you tonight....

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Citizen Diplomacy : How Ordinary People can Change the World
11 November 2011 - The event was jointly presented by ACCESS-Australian Institute of International Affairs and Global Dialogue Foundation.

Open Forum: Global Dialogue Foundation gives decisive contribution to launching UNAOC Civil Society chapter in Australia
10 October 2011 - During a rare visit last week, the United Nations High Representative for the Alliance of Civilizations, His Excellency Dr. Jorge Sampaio, (transcript of speech) ...

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Strengthening the role of community, business and non-government organisations in cross-cultural understanding
29 September 2011 - Under the auspices of United Nations Alliance of Civilizations (UNAOC), Global Dialogue Foundation-Unity in Diversity and partners are teaming...

Unity in Diversity Lecture : Doing  Business in a Multicultural World
Posted 3 August 2011 - The Inaugural Lecture of the UNAOC Series was held by Centre for Management in Mumbai,

Unity in Diversity : An Innovative Project at the UN Alliance of Civilizations Pre-Forum in Doha
11 May 2011 - The UN Alliance of Civilization Pre-Forum dedicated to Civil Society was held in Doha, Qatar on 3-4 May 2011... 

GDF's Unity in Diversity highlighted as a practical solution at World Forum on Intercultural Dialogue
11 April 2011 - Hosted by the Government of Azerbaijan, the World Forum on Intercultural Dialogue was held on 7-9 April, 2011 in Baku under patronage of H.E. Mr. Ilham Aliyev, the President of the Republic of Azerbaijan.

United Nations Alliance of Civilizations DOHA PRE-FORUM 2011
Posted 31 March  - Connecting the UNAOC'ss mission and the MDG: an Agenda for Collaborative Action.

Unity in Diversity Forum, Kerala 
10 February 2011 - The second session of the ?Unity in Diversity? Forum, an initiative of Global Dialogue Foundation,

Unity in Diversity, Forum, Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala- India, 6 - 8 February, 2011 .


5 Feb 2011 - The first United Nations Alliance of Civilizations (UNAOC) themed-forum in South Asia will take...

Unity in Diversity Forum in Kerala: A New Development of the United Nations Alliance of Civilizations in India
27th January, 2011 - The Global Dialogue Foundation together with co-organizing partners, SAGE, PeaceWorks and PNCA,

Posted 19 January 2011 - The Unity in Diversity - Bridging Cultures: Building Peace & Development Forum,

30 October 2010 - The Expo 2010 in Shanghai gave the center stage to cultural dialogue on Friday October 22nd by featuring...

19 Oct 2010 - From 10-12 October, political leaders, civil society activists, private sector and media representatives came together...
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The inaugural Global Dialogue Forum ends with great success
17 Oct 2010 - We are pleased to announce that the inaugural "Unity in Diversity" Global Dialogue Forum, Bridging Cultures - Building Peace, under the auspices of the United Nations Alliance of Civilizations ended with great success.
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The inaugural Unity in Diversity Forum, Melbourne, Australia 10-12 October, 2010.

The Unity in Diversity Forum: Towards a new momentum for intercultural understanding and cooperation 
5 Oct 2010 - The organising committtee from the Global Dialogue Foundation are adding the final touches...

Melbourne to Host inaugural Global Dialogue Forum, 10-12 October.
Posted 19 Sep 2010 - Hosted by the Global Dialogue Foundation under the auspices of the United Nations Alliance of

An inaugural Forum of the Global Dialogue Foundation
As an inclusive platform, the Forum is bringing together knowledge, energy and experience of a wide cross-section of partners, all committed to:

"Unity in Diversity-10.10.10" Inaugural Global Dialogue Forum
15 July '10, At the initiative of the Global Dialogue Foundation and under UN Alliance of Civilizations auspices...

GDF forms partnership with the UN Alliance of Civilizations 
31 May 2010 - In conjunction with Deloitte, British Council and Vivendi, Global Dialogue Foundation...

GDF voice at UN Alliance of Civilizations RIO FORUM, 27 May 2010
27 May '10, At the Open Space of the UN Alliance of Civilizations Forum in Rio de Janeiro...

15 February 2010 - GDF board members and guests gathered last weekend marking the inaugural Global Dialogue Day of Friendship.