International Association of Universities 2009 International Conference in Lebanon


This Conference focused on The Role of Higher Education in Fostering the Culture of Dialogue and Understanding. It was held at and hosted by Notre Dame University - Louaize, Lebanon, on 4 - 6 November 2009. It took place just prior to the start of the International Year for the Rapprochement of Cultures but was very much in line with the 2010
celebrations announced in the letter of May 2009 presenting the Year 2010.
Prof. Federico Mayor Zaragoza, President, Culture of Peace Foundation,
Former Director-General of UNESCO, Co-Chair of the High Level Group United Nations Alliance of
Civilizations, Spain who gave the Keynote speech, were both especially appreciated participants to this event.

For information on the Conference and on papers presented, please go to:

Niveau d’intervention géographique

  • International
  • Local


  • Favoriser le dialogue au service du développement durable
  • Renforcer l'éducation de qualité et le développement de compétences interculturelles

Principaux partenaires

Notre Dame University - Louaize, Lebanon

Nom de l’organisation / Entité responsable principale

International Association of Universities

04/11/2009 - 06/11/2009