Award for grass-root organizations engaged in innovative cross-cultural work
an article by Marta López, United Nations Alliance of Civilizations
I am writing to you to inform you that the BMW
Group and the United Nations Alliance of
Civilizations (UNAOC) have started, under the
Intercultural Innovation Award, their annual
search for grass-root organizations engaged in
innovative cross-cultural work.
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Ten organizations with grassroots projects that
promote intercultural understanding in new and
sustainable ways will be awarded funding and
strategic support by the BMW Group and the UNAOC.
To be considered, organizations must apply online
by Wednesday, 30 April, 2014 at 5:00 pm New York
The top ten finalists will be invited to present
their projects at the 6th UNAOC Global Forum in
August 2014 in Bali, Indonesia. A total of 100,500
USD is offered to the awardees, of which 40,000 USD
goes to the winning project.
For further information about the Intercultural
Innovation Award see:
Please help us to spread the word and find ten
innovative initiatives that are changing the
society into a more inclusive one!
Should you have any questions at this regard do not
hesitate to contact me at email@example.com
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