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United Nations Alliance of Civilizations and the BMW Group launches search for innovative projects that promote intercultural dialogue and understanding

The United Nations Alliance of Civilizations (UNAOC) and BMW Group are pleased to announce the fifth edition of the Intercultural Innovation Award. Grassroots initiatives that encourage intercultural understanding through innovative methods, with the aim of alleviating identity-based conflicts around the world, are encouraged to apply online at interculturalinnovation.org. The deadline for applications is Wednesday, 31 May 2017 at 5:00pm in New York, AVA Diplomatic reports. Read More »

Ph.D. Students of International Law Navigate the UN Online

The UN Information Centre (UNIC) held a workshop entitled “Finding UN Information and Documentation” for some 20 post-graduate students of international law from the University of Qom and Qom Islamic Azad University on 16 April 2017 at the UN office in Tehran, AVA Diplomatic reports. Read More »

Head of Iran-Brazil Parliamentary Friendship Group Abdelreza Azizi

In order to commemorate International Day of Nowrouz, Iranian Association of UN Studies (IAUNS)  in partnership with UNIC Tehran  organized a seminar entitled “Iran and the United Nations during last year” at the House of Humanities Intellectuals (HHI) on 16 April 2017, AVA Diplomatic reports. Read More »

Students of Tourism learn more about the UN and SDGs

UNIC together with Parto Tourism Institute organized “Finding UN Information and Documentation” workshop for some 35 university students of tourism who are members of the institute. The theme of the workshop which was held at the UN building on 14 March 2017 was on tourism, cultural heritage and handicrafts with a focus on Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), AVA Diplomatic reports. Read More »

Discussion on Issues of Social Justice

On the occasion of the World Day of Social Justice, International Studies Journal (ISJ) in partnership with Iranian Red Crescent Society (IRCS) and UNIC Tehran held the conference on the Interactions of Transitional Justice and International Humanitarian Law, at IRCS on 9 March 2017, AVA Diplomatic reports. Read More »

International Women’s Day Commemorated at Alzahra University

On the occasion of International Women’s Day, the Association for Defending Victims of Terrorism in partnership with the Women and Family Group of Alzahra University and UNIC Tehran organized a conference entitled “Empowering Women Victims of Terror: A necessity for Defending Future of Humanity” at Faculty of Social and Economic Science of Alzahra University on 8 March 2017, AVA Diplomatic reports. Read More »