Side Events - Rio+20


The World, a Giant Poem: Poetry creates dialogue and understanding for peace.

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This is an initiative that connects elements of poetry, visual creation, society, and is an effective tool for people to build platforms to work together and establish channels for dialogue and peace among nations and people.
The projects' objectives are to:
• promote peace and understanding of the diverse cultures and faiths, especially amongst youth.
• encourage the use of arts, especially poetry, for the promotion of peace, dialogue and non-violence.
• use artistic and social performance skills as an effective tool for the promotion of dialogue among cultures.


Type of Event Special Event
Start 21.06.2012 09:00 local time
End 21.06.2012 17:00 local time
Date to be fixed 0
Focal point Russell-Rivoallan, FW
Country Brazil
City Rio de Janeiro
Permanent Delegation Contact
Major Programme
Language of Event English, French, Portuguese
Estimated number of participants
Official Website UNESCO's contribution to Rio+20: Building Equitable, Inclusive, Green Societies
Link 1 Rio+20 - United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, 20-22 June 2012
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