UNiting Against Hate episode 7: Intercultural dialogue, the ‘antidote to violence’

UNiting Against Hate episode 7: Intercultural dialogue, the ‘antidote to violence’

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It's common to hear that the world has never been more interconnected. But at the same time, it's never been easier to share differences of opinion and spread misinformation, hate speech and information that divides and causes fear and mistrust.

However, there is an age-old method of building trust between opposing societies, communities, and people: intercultural dialogue.

Intercultural dialogue has been described as an antidote to rejection and violence, but can it really make a difference in a world where toxic language and conflict are the things that make headlines, generates more clicks, and – so it often seems – win votes?

Find out more about the UN's #NoToHate campaign here.

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Music: Backcomb, Ketsa

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UN News/ Conor Lennon
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23'53"
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