Main events

The most significant events organized under the auspices of the Alliance of Civilizations in 2009-2010 (a selection):

  • - Flagship events organized by the Department of Interethnic Relations (Summer school: “Youth and Development of Intercultural Cities”; in cooperation with UNDP; “Plurilinguism in Education and its Role in Forging a Culture of Communication and Dialogue”, in cooperation with the Embassy of Turkey, the National inter-disciplinary seminar “History and Multicultural Education”, the publication of a pilot school handbook for trainers “History of National Minorities in Romania);
  • - Thematic conferences delivered in Romania and abroad by professor George Grigore, good-will Ambassador for the Alliance of Civilizations (“Accepting “the other” in Ibn Arabi’s vision” – Islamabad, “Dialogue Among Religions in Romania” – Riyadh, “ Leaders at the core of communities – Erbil, Iraq; “Dialogue Islam – Christianity: Success or Failure?” – Bucharest);
  • - Conferences organized by civil society organizations (“East-West dialogue” – University of Cluj, “Enabling Youth in a Multi-cultural Community – PATRIR Cluj, “Sustainable Development at Black Sea” – the League of Romanian Students Abroad”, “1000th anniversary of the birth of the Uyghur Linguist Mahmud Kasgarli” – Tuna Foundation);
  • - The conference “International Year of the Youth – Dialog and Mutual Understanding” (UNDP in cooperation with Bucharest General Mayor Office;
  • - The bilateral Seminar Spain – Romania on the topic “Alliance of Civilizations Through Education” (with the participation of the local authorities of Aragon province in Spain);
  • - A Music festival for children dedicated to the religious, ethnic and linguistic diversity of education establishments in Bucharest and Romania;
  • - The signing of a “Charter of the Alliance of Civilization in Romania” by 50 public figures and active militants in this domain, representing the governmental and non-governmental milieus.
  • - Interviews and presentations on the Alliance of Civilization in mass-media (Printed media, TV, Internet);
  • - The creation of a web-site of the Alliance of Civilizations in Romania.
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