Doha Centre for Media Freedom held a series of meetings with a number of officials and representatives of various international organizations on sidelines of the 8th Global Forum of the United Nations Alliance of Civilizations held Between 19 and 21 November at United Nations Headquarters in New York; titled: “Commit to Dialogue: Partnerships for Prevention and Sustaining Peace”

DCMF delegation met with His Excellency Sheikha Alia Bint Saif Al-Thani,  the Permanent Representative of Qatar to the United Nations, H.E. Nassir Abdulaziz Al-Nasser, High Representative of the United Nations Alliance of Civilizations (UNAOC) and H.E. Sultan bin Saad Al-Muraikhi, Qatar Minister of State for Foreign Affairs.

On sidelines of the forum, the DCMF delegation held a meeting with Dr. Ibrahim bin Saleh Al Nuaimi, Chairman of the Doha International Center for Interfaith Dialogue (DICID).  During the meeting, they discussed possible cooperation between DCMF and DICID and issues of common concern such as the role of media in facing  hate speech, incitement, promoting positive content, and the role of freedom of expression in strengthening  dialogue between societies and cultures regardless of their  cultural, religious, ethnic or racial diversity.