Building peace in the minds of men and women

Globalization, Diversity and Social Cohesion in Educational Settings

When, local time: 
Monday, 5 November 2012 -
9:30am to 4:30pm
Type of Event: 
Category 6-Expert Committee
The meeting is the second event of the series launched in cooperation with OSCE and Council of Europe with the aim of promoting the Guidelines for Educators on Countering Intolerance and Discrimination against Muslims, and of raising awareness on the role of education to counter intolerance and discrimination against Muslims through education. <br /><br />Registration required.<br/>In 2011, OSCE/ODIHR, the Council of Europe and UNESCO published the "Guidelines for Educators on Countering Intolerance against Muslims: Addressing Islamophobia through Education" as part of the efforts in promoting the intercultural and interfaith dialogue and combating discrimination on the ground of religion. This meeting seeks to provide a forum for educational authorities to discuss how the Guidelines can be used to promote appreciation of diversity and social cohesion in the era of globalization. <br /><br />Registration required.