United Nations Alliance of Civilizations (UNAOC)

Overview

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  • Founded Since 2005

Organization Description

The United Nations Alliance of Civilizations (UNAOC) is an initiative of the UN Secretary-General which aims to improve understanding and cooperative relations among nations and peoples across cultures and religions and to help counter the forces that fuel polarization and extremism.

UNAOC was established in 2005, at the initiative of the Governments of Spain and Turkey, under the auspices of the United Nations. In January 2019, H.E. Mr. Miguel Ángel Moratinos assumed the position of High Representative for the United Nations Alliance of Civilizations, succeeding H.E. Mr. Nassir Abdulaziz Al-Nasser, who succeeded H.E., Mr. Jorge Sampaio. The Alliance maintains a global network of partners including states, international and regional organizations, civil soci ety groups, foundations, and the private sector to improve cross-cultural relations between diverse nations and communities.

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1). https://interculturalinnovation.org/about-us/unaoc/