Concerned about the issues of global migration and motivated towards strengthening intercultural dialogue, on 1st of March young students from different Moldavian lyceums and gymnasiums met for a Scientific Conference – International Pedagogical Practice on “Migration and Consolidation of Intercultural Dialogue” at the Lyceum of Academy of Sciences Moldova.
The participants of the conference were students of high schools, also guests from Georgia, Turkey, Canada, Romania, Japan and Germany, representatives from the United Nations, local associations and organisations, including the Charity Centre for Refugees (CCR), an implementing partner of UNHCR. The main topics discussed in the forum were negative and positive consequences of migration, intercultural dialogue and patriotism.
The Scientific Conference on “Migration and Consolidation of Intercultural Dialogue” took place in two parts. The first part of the conference was dedicated to a simulation of the United Nations meeting. Hence, students from the high schools imitated representatives from Moldova, Romania, Great Britain, Greece, Italy, Portugal, Germany, USA, Canada, Afghanistan, France, Russia, etc., with regard to the issues of migration, consolidation of intercultural dialogue and impact on society. Participants were asking questions and making conclusions about the ways of strengthening intercultural dialogue between people.