The 4th Annual Forum of the United Nations Alliance of Civilizations, organized at the initiative of H.H. Sheikha Moza bint Nasser, member of the High Level Group of the UNAOC, ended on December, the 13th, 2011.
From December 11-13, 2011, more than 2,500 attendees met in Doha, including Heads of State, Ministers of Foreign Affairs, NGOs, representatives of civil society, young leaders, foundations, media, academia and corporate sector for the 4th Forum of the Alliance of Civilizations (UNAOC). The Doha Forum revolved around three key themes:
How does cultural diversity impact development? – the missing linkPromoting trust and tolerance to advance development goalsNew strategies for intercultural dialogue, understanding and cooperation
This Forum, tackled the issue of the missing link between culture and development and the notion of cultural diversity with the necessary tools that must be established to make the cultural factor a key element in development policies.