Focus area
Education for Intercultural Understanding. Best Practice Series

Numerous resources collected since 2006 in cooperation with UNESCO Member States in the Asia-Pacific region can be used to encourage educators, scholars and activists to implement and share local educational initiatives on intercultural understanding.

Courses / trainings
Intercultural Dialogue for the Management of Territorial Conflicts

This MOOC will address different theoretical-practical concepts, methodological tools and experiences on cultural diversity, multiculturalism, interculturality, territorial conflicts and conflict management.

Courses / trainings
Compass: Manual for Human Rights Education with Young People

This is a manual for human rights education with young people. Further material available on the website.

Projects and Programmes
Ottowa Local Immigration Partnership

The Ottawa Local Immigration Partnership (OLIP) is a multi-sectoral partnership involving 60 local organizations working on a shared vision and common priorities designed to build local capacity to attract, settle, and integrate immigrants. This website includes a section on best resources.


This website publishes articles on gender and migration in the African context.

Citizenship in the Arab World MOOC

A MOOC exploring contemporary Arab citizenship, looking into comparative historical perspectives of the various interconnected theories, concepts, institutions and citizenship applications. It also discusses the relationship of the human rights of citizenship, and explores a variety of topics and issues, including civil society, education, youth, gender, minorities, immigrants and refugees

Learning to Live Together: Education for Conflict Resolution, Responsible Citizenship, Human Rights and Humanitarian Norms

This book shows that transformative education for conflict resolution and peace, for local, national and global citizenship, for human rights and humanitarian values CAN be implemented even under difficult conditions if there is a policy commitment to do so. Authors have provided examples and lessons learned from their own experiences as eminent practitioners in the field

Network of ancestral knowledge

This platform regroups publications on art, economics, architecture, etc., with a focus on indigenous populations in Latin America.

Video inside the villages

The objective of the Video nas Aldeias is to support the struggles of indigenous peoples to strengthen their identities and their territorial and cultural heritage, through audiovisual resources.

Courses / trainings
Cultures and Identities in Europe. Past, Present and Future

This MOOC questions what European identity is and what we understand and promote as European culture. It explains fundamental European policies on culture, creativity and the media, with a specific focus on urban settings. The course critically explores the formation of diverse identities and cultures in Europe, by shedding light on the importance of memories and shared heritages in this process. Finally, it illustrates the policy dimension behind European cultural and media industries and questions dominant economistic approaches to cultural creativity.