Ara Abramian

Mr Ara Abramian, Goodwill Ambassador

Ara Abramian, a distinguished representative of civil society in the Russian Federation, was designated UNESCO Goodwill Ambassador for the Dialogue among civilizations in July 2003, in recognition of his contribution to the promotion of intercultural and inter-religious dialogue and to the development of civil society.

Since his designation, Mr Abramian raised the flag of the Dialogue among Civilizations in 2003 with his participation to the South-Eastern Regional Forum, which took place in Ohrid, Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia. The same year he contributed to the celebration of the 300th anniversary of the foundation of Saint Petersburg held under UNESCO auspices in 2003.

In 2006, he organized in Moscow the Flower of the World Festival, under the patronage of UNESCO. The festival brought together more than 200 florists from all around the world to promote peace.

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