Program Diversity Workshops

Monday, 31 May 2010

4pm - 6pm


6pm - 8pm

Reception by the go4diversity project


Tuesday, 1 June 2010 

9am -  9.45 am

Keynote speech

  • Gerhard Budin, UNESCO Chair for "Multilingual, Transcultural Communication in the Digital Age", University of Vienna

10am - 12.30pm


 Diversity and Diversity Management

(Moderator: Gabriele Sauberer)

  • Gabriele Sauberer: "Diversity, social responsibility and diversity management in the context of peace"
  • Esra Killaf (MA 17): „Integration and Diversity in Health and Social Issues"
  • René Hudribusch (Ministry of Defense and Sport): „The effects of masculine & power
    cultures on worksplace bullying in the Austrian Armed Forces (+ UN Res. 1325)"
  • Lakshmi Kumar (The Orchid School): „Connecting worlds: raising intercultural insights for global-centric leaderships"

12.30pm - 1.30pm

Lunch Break

1.30pm - 3pm


 Go4Diversity: Global Education, Migration and Science

  • Aliyou Mana Hamadou:  "The Go4Diversity Project"
  • Norbert Pauser: "Diversity and Inclusion in Education"
  • Neda Forghani-Arani: "Global Citizenship Education: contents, aims and methods"

3pm - 3.30pm

Coffee Break

3.30pm - 5.45pm


The Role of Terminology in UN Communication and Policy

(Moderators: Anja Drame, Julia Harfensteller)

  • Anja Drame: Introduction - terminology policies and communication
  • Klaus Mak (LVAG, Austria): „ProTerm" and process-oriented knowledge management
  • Jürgen Kotzian: "Terminology Management at the Austrian Armed Forces Language Institute"
  • Mekki Elbadri (UNOV, translator for Arabic) „Translators and terminologists at the UN Vienna"
  • Julia Harfensteller: "Role and Potential of Concepts in UN Peace Policy"


Wednesday, 2 June 2010

9am - 9.30am

Keynote speech

  • Yvonne Gimpel (Austrian Focal Point „UNESCO Convention on the Protection and Promotion of the Diversity of Cultural Expressions"): UNESCO´s perspective on Cultural Diversity

 9.30am - 12.30pm


Global Education and Intercultural Communication

  • Reinhard Mitschke: Workshop - the COMSIC project (Collaboration Competencies for Media Supported Intercultural Groups)

12.30pm - 1.30pm

Lunch Break

1.30pm - 3pm

WORKSHOP IV, continued:

  • Kent Kille (College of Wooster): "Interactive Global Education: Active Learning and the Center of Diversity and Global Engagement."
  • Jamie Arbuckle (former Canadian UN Peacekeeper): „Intercultural communication among agencies: intra-agency relationships, agencies as cultures"

3pm - 3.30pm

Coffee Break

3.30pm - 5.45pm

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Fostering global understanding through new ICT tools and ways of communication

  • Moderators: Henrike Paepcke, Anja Drame
  • About wikis, social networks, blogs, Twitter
  • Practical Training: working with new ICT using the Go4Diversity website