Celebration of International Day of Tolerance to highlight UNESCO's work towards a culture of peace

When, local time: 
Sunday, 16 November 2014 -
2:00pm to 6:00pm
Where: 
Iran (Islamic Republic of), Tehran
Type of Event: 
Специальное мероприятие
Contact: 
m.moezi@unesco.org

Cultural event on the occasion of International Day of Tolerance to highlight UNESCO's work towards a culture of peace and tolerance, in cooperation with the South African embassy in Tehran.

We will screen the movie Invictus about Nelson Mandela's early days as president of South Africa and his efforts to use rugby as a means to create a culture of peace, tolerance, and national unity.
Before and after the movie there will be several speeches on UNESCO's efforts in different areas to contribute to peace, tolerance and dialogue amongst civilizations.
The South African ambassador will also speak about Nelson Mandela's legacy.

The audience will consist of the international diplomatic corps in Tehran, representatives of UN agencies, civil society, and government officials