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United Nations       Cultural Organization

UNESCO Associated Schools

UNESCO Associated Schools

Third Collection of Good Practices Intercultural Dialogue in Support of Quality Education

United Nations       Cultural Organization

UNESCO Associated Schools

Third Collection of

Good Practices Intercultural Dialogue in Support of Quality Education UNESCO Associated Schools 2013

Published in 2013 by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization 7, place de Fontenoy, 75352 Paris 07 SP, France The designations employed and the presentation of material throughout this publication do not imply the expression of any opinion whatsoever on the part of UNESCO concerning the legal status of any country, territory, city or area or of its authorities, or concerning the delimitation of its frontiers or boundaries. The ideas and opinions expressed in this publication are those of the authors; they are not necessarily those of UNESCO and do not commit the Organization. Cover photo: © UNESCO/Livia Saldari. All rights reserved. Photos were provided by ASPnet schools and depict their different activities. All rights reserved. Graphic design: Jacques Zahles, HEXA Graphic ([email protected]) Typeset and printed by UNESCO © UNESCO 2013 All rights reserved Printed in France ED-2012/WS/25

Table of Contents Acronyms ...................................................................................................................... 4 Introduction .................................................................................................................. 5 1. A platform for debating world concerns .............................................................. 9 France ................................................................................................................. 11 Jordan................................................................................................................. 14 Oman .................................................................................................................. 16 Trinidad and Tobago ........................................................................................ 18 United Kingdom (UK) in collaboration with Malawi .................................... 20 2. A foundation for social inclusion ......................................................................... 23 Republic of Korea ............................................................................................. 24 Switzerland ........................................................................................................ 27 United States of America ................................................................................. 29 3. Remembering the past, to understand the present and to prepare a better future..................................................................................... 32 Intercultural dialogues for “Breaking the Silence” ....................................... 33 Portugal in collaboration with Cape Verde.................................................... 35 Togo ................................................................................................................... 37 4. A prerequisite for social cohesion and national reconciliation......................... 39 Paraguay ............................................................................................................ 40 Rwanda .............................................................................................................. 43 5. The key to respect for cultural diversity ............................................................. 47 Bangladesh ........................................................................................................ 48 Cameroon .......................................................................................................... 50 Lithuania .........................................