Focus area
Projects and Programmes
Artist Rhodnie Desir

Rhodnie Desir travels along the Slave Route discovering traditional dances and combining them with current influences.

Education for Intercultural Understanding. Reorienting Teacher Education to Address Sustainable Development: Guidelines and Tools

This collection of teaching and learning materials was released within the series of UNESCO Bangkok publications “Reorienting Teacher Education to Address Sustainable Development: Guidelines and Tools”. The publication offers approaches designed to for promoting sustainable development concepts, intercultural understanding and peace culture through education.

The Role of Participatory Cultural Mapping in Promoting Intercultural Dialogue. A Reflection Paper.

A reflection paper on the use of cultural mapping - the representation of cultural landscapes in two or three dimensions from the perspectives of indigenous or local peoples - to help cultivate intercultural dialogue.

Intercultural Competences: Conceptual and Operational Framework

A comprehensive reference publication on the basic terminology needed in order to develop intercultural competences and to permit intercultural dialogue, as well as outlining a series of minimally necessary steps to take in sharing this knowledge with the largest number of others, across the greatest selection of contexts, possible.

Projects and Programmes
Creative Australia

Research on how creative activities can foster intercultural understanding and dialogue

Projects and Programmes
The Slave Route

The slave route project encourages new research in neglected regions, to define new approaches for the teaching of this history, to elaborate new guides for the identification, preservation and promotion of sites and itineraries of memory related to the slave trade and slavery, to promote the contributions of people of African descent to the construction of contemporary societies and finally to preserve written archives and intangible heritage related to this history.

Courses / trainings

The Connect Program—Soliya’s flagship virtual exchange initiative—is an online cross-cultural education program integrated into curriculum that provides young adults with a unique opportunity to establish a deeper understanding for the perspectives of others around the world on important socio-political issues and to develop 21st Century skills such as critical thinking, cross-cultural communication, and media literacy.

Centre for Intercultural Dialogue and Translation (CIDT)

The Center for Intercultural Dialogue and Translation (CIDT) provides accurate translations to and from Arabic, English, and French, undertakes a number of research projects focusing on contemporary social and political developments in the Middle East and communal relations within the Arab World and between the Arab World and the West and hosts the Arab West Report database.

2013 Asia-Pacific Education Research Institutes Network (ERI-Net) Regional Study on Transversal Competencies in Education Policy and Practice

The publication is a consolidated report on the results of ten country studies carried out in 2013-2014 in the Asia-Pacific region. The report is essential to the understanding of how transversal competencies are viewed, implemented, and adapted in education policy and curriculum across the Asia-Pacific region.

Projects and Programmes
No Hate Speech Movement

A youth campaign of the Council of Europe for human rights online, to reduce the levels of acceptance of hate speech and to develop online youth participation and citizenship, including in Internet governance processes.