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The Intercultural Vademecum

The objective of this project is to highlight humankind’s intercultural solidarity, taking into account all available UNESCO’s documentation such as the General and Regional Histories. The Intercultural Vademecum is a programme designed within the framework of UNESCO’s cooperation with the Alliance of Civilizations and launched during the World Philosophy Day 2010. This pedagogical toolkit presents, in a straightforward and stimulating way, an intercultural vision of history bringing the Arab-Muslim and Western worlds together.

It lays particular emphasis on the need to recognize the intense interaction among all peoples in the Mediterranean Basin and the ties between them and cultures farther in India, Persia, the Arabian Peninsula and Africa. It involved relevant initiatives, among which:

 

This project is coordinated within the UNESCO’s Programme of Action for a Culture of Peace and Non-Violence.

 

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