About us

GDF Unity in Diversity was established in July 2011 as an initiative of Global Dialogue Foundation®(GDF) in collaboration with the United Nations Alliance of Civilizations (UNAOC) to promote intercultural understanding.

Since its inception and with partners around the world, a series of intercultural initiatives have been developed that aim to work with all cultures towards increasing understanding, preserving identity and cultural heritage. Also, bringing information, knowledge and opportunities that enhances the experience and success of civil society.

GDF was first incorporated in Melbourne, Australia, in July 2008. In December 2009, GDF established as a public not-for-profit organization, and as a registered charity in December 2012.

Currently in a growth stage, GDF is recognized as a leader in citizen diplomacy to promote intercultural understanding. The organization values integrity, creativity and respect for our relationships with each other, our partners, and the world at large.

News of interest

Unity in Diversity – World Civil Society

In collaboration with:
United Nations Alliance of Civilizations

United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon

“…the regional forums in Australia and India, organized by the Global Dialogue Foundation and local partners under the auspices of the Alliance, allowed the Alliance to expand its outreach and significantly develop its footing at grass-roots level.”

Official report of the Secretary-General Ban Ki moon to the UN General Assembly.