Local Unesco Centre for collaboration

Where
Sweden
When
2016
Who
Local Unesco Centre for collaboration in Botkyrka.
Key objectives of the measure:

UNESCO LUCS stands for Local Unesco Centre for collaboration and was opened 2014 as the first UNESCO LUCS, in the Nordic countries. The founders are three Swedish municipalities - Botkyrka, Eskilstuna and Malmö from different parts of Sweden. The Local Unesco Centre was established in cooperation with UNESCO and the National commission for UNESCO .

The association's purpose is to collaborate with civil society, universities and the public sector to develop working methods with the aim of helping to create conditions for social equality and cohesion, as well as interfaith and intercultural dialogue in the local context.

Operations works on the basis of UNESCO's mission through education, science, culture and communication to promote peace and security, and especially focus its efforts on promoting intercultural dialogue, promote racism and discrimination, prevent conflict and promote socially sustainable development.

Scope of the measure:
Regional
Nature of the measure:
institutional
Main feature of the measure:

To collaborate with civil society, universities and the public sector to develop working methods with the aim of helping to create conditions for social equality and cohesion, as well as interfaith and intercultural dialogue in the local context.

Results expected through the implementation of the measure:

 To work against discrimination and racism and to promote human rights by gathering and disseminate knowledge about the  identity of the place, social equity and cohesion, intercultural and interfaith dialogue.

Financial resources allocated to implement the measure:

Financed by the municipalities.

Goal(s) of UNESCO's 2005 Convention
Cultural Domain(s)
Multi-domain
Cultural Value Chain
Creation
Production
Distribution
Participation