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Music as a Catalyst for Environmental Awareness

Under the aegis of the UNESCO and the United Nations Environmental Programme (UNEP) and with the support of the Swiss National Commission for UNESCO, The City of Geneva, CERN and many other organizations, Melody for Dialogue among Civilizations under the Presidency of Mehri Madarshahi organized on 1 October an innovative Conference dealing with Music as a Catalyst for Environmental Awareness aiming at the mutual relations between music and education on sustainable development issues.

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Women’s Role in Cross-Cultural Dialogue


Women’s Role In Cross-Culture Dialogue
June 10, 2008 - Conference in Baku, Azerbaijan
By Mehri Madarshahi

Expanding the Role and Empowerment of Women

Let me begin by thanking the Heydar Aliyev Foundation for organizing this important Forum dealing with the “Role of Women in Cross Cultural Dialogue”. Being present at this important gathering gives me the pleasure of working together with such a prominent group of participants to exchange knowledge and views and to establish valuable contacts for achieving enhanced international understanding of how women’s voice can be heard more effectively in the context of cross-cultural dialogues. Indeed, women’s voice is and must be an essential element of every peace process and effort aimed at conflict resolution...

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A Strategic Vision for Africa

The Kampala Movement. By Francis M. Deng and I. William Zartman
Preface by Olusegun Obasanjo

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African Women and the New Partnership for Africa’s Development

From the Africa Women’s Forum, Africa Leadership, and UNESCO
Edited by Ayodele Aderinwale

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Africa Women’s Forum: Communication and Leadership for Empowerment

Summary Report and Papers Presented at the Africa Women’s Forum
Arthur’s Seat Hotel, Cape Town, 28th – 30th May 1998

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Africa Women’s Forum:Women and Conflict Management

A report of the 3rd Africa Women’s Forum of the Africa Leadership Forum
Tunis, Tunisia
22-24 January, 2001

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Africa on the Eve of the 21st Century

Proceedings of an Africa Leadership Forum (ALF)
International Conference in Maputo, Mozambique
9-11 September, 1997

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Leadership for Africa

In Honor of Olusegun Obasanjo on the Occasion of His 60th Birthday
Edited by Hans d’Orvillie

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