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Conference on Cultural Diversity - 6.7.2012

The Universal Peace Federation (UPF) in cooperation with ACUNS Vienna and IDEA Society invites you to a conference on

Culture as a basic element for sustainable development and human rights

organized by ABRASA, an Austro-Brazilian NGO for the promotion of intercultural education and social integration
as part of the annual platform for cultural exchange "ÁUSTRIA BRASIL EM MOVIMENTO” presenting “CarnaViena" from July 5th – 8th 2012
Friday July 6th 2012, 13:00-18:00 (1:00 pm – 6:00 pm)
Vienna International Center (United Nations), M-Building Room M3, Wagramerstrasse 5, 1220 Wien

Publication on UPF, by Robin Marsh

Publication by UPF Austria

"...Being active with the IDEA Society for many years now in the area of Cultural & Art Diplomacy I understood clearly that sustainable relations of any kind rely on good cultural understanding... The Arts are a universal human expressions of Culture and an enabler for a cultural dialog..." - Stefan Stoev

Check-In: 13:00 – 13:30

1st Session: 14:00 – 15:30
(Culture as fundamental pillar for sustainable human development; culture and human rights, cultural projects for sustainable social developmet)


2nd Session: 16:00 – 17:30
(NGOs promoting intercultural peace, public investment in innovative cultural projects)
End of Program: 18:00


Peter Haider - President, UPF Austria
Queila Rosa Panstingl - President of ABRASA


Dra. Claudia Leitão – Undersecretary of state for creative economy / Ministry of culture of Brazil
Mirtha Palacios – Member of PARLASUL and president of the human rights commission
Ignacio Mendoza Unzaín - President of PARLASUL
Dr. Stefan Stoev – Chairman of IDEA Society
Dr. Emilton Rosa – Director of Instituto Aliança - Salvador, Bahia
Dr. Leo Gabriel – Journalist, Anthropologist, Expert on Latin America
Dr. Harysson Silva – Universidade Federal de Santa Catarina
Rilza Valentim – Mayor of São Francisco do Conde – State of Bahia / Brazil
Mag. Peko Baxant – Member of the Vienna City council
Bernard Lama – Diambers Founder
Mag. Klaus Wintersperger – Journalist, member of UNCAV (United Nations correspondents association)

A ground pass is required to enter Vienna International Centre (VIC). If you do not have a permanent pass, please register not later than July 3rd. Those who would like to enter the VIC and attend the conference on July 6th 2012 are requested to present their identity document at Gate 1 of the VIC. The VIC, 1220 Wien, Wagramerstrasse 5, is best reached by Subway U1 (Kaisermühlen).