Moscow’s Jewish Museum and Tolerance Center awarded UNESCO prize


The Tolerance Center at the Moscow Jewish Museum has been awarded the Madanjit Singh Prize for the promotion of tolerance and non-violence. The award ceremony was held at the UNESCO headquarters in Paris.  

The center was recognized for its wide range of activities, including research and educational programs promoting dialogue between religions and worldviews, with a particular focus on youth.

The award, which aims to spread the ideals of peace and non-violence, was presented by the head of UNESCO, Irina Bokova to Alexandra Boroda, general director of the Jewish Museum and Tolerance Center. The prize is an incredible demonstration of the way that we are moving in the right bearing.

A current society would be the best consequence of our work, with the key standards of resilience and common regard," Boroda was cited saying in a question and answer session for the Jewish Museum.

A joint production by the Tolerance Center and UNESCO on the subject of mass movement, resistance and exchange between societies is arranged before the end of the year. The production, which will be imprinted in the six authority dialects of the UN, will incorporate research articles by driving world specialists in social and helpful sciences, and on the advancement of the Tolerance Center.