Networking Session: Promoting Multicultural Perspectives to Prevent Extremism
Expert of UN Human Rights High Commissioner’s Office and of OIC on Prevention of Incitement to Religious Hatred; UNESCO Consultant on UN Decade of Rapprochement of Cultures. Law degree: University of Caen, doctorate: University of Paris, diploma: Institut d’Etudes Politiques, Paris. Joined UNESCO in 1977. Deputy Assistant Director General for External Relations, acting Director of the Bureau of Public Information (1980-85); as Director of the Division of Intercultural Projects from 1993 on, Diène directed projects including “Silk Roads”, “Slave Route”, “Roads of Faith”, “al-Andalus Route”, “Iron Roads in Africa”.