The Centre for Dialogue and Cooperation among Civilisations (CDCC) is an international civil society organisation, founded in June 2007 by scholars and activist of wide-ranging backgrounds. The purpose of the Centre is to serve dialogue and Cooperation among civilisations at large. Among its main objectives are: promoting awareness of social, economic, political, cultural, and philosophical thoughts, highlighting the human intellectual contribution and its impact on human civilisation and deepening the dialogue and fostering Cooperation among various schools of civilisations.
CDCC strives to provide advice and assistance to governments, organisations and individual decision-makers regarding the urgency of dialogue and Cooperation among civilisations as models for building resolution for political, social, economic, cultural, security, and environmental problems.
VISION & MISION
The Centre for Dialogue and Cooperation among Civilisations (CDCC) utililizes research, dialogue, public education and practical initiatives to promote values of dialogue and Cooperation among (and within) civilisations. The Centre will act as a mechanism to mediate the divide that is being perpetuated by mutual fears and misunderstandings. The Centre will constitute initiatives for building and broadening dialogue and Cooperation and mutual respect between religions and civilisations, giving
the highest priority to addressing the urgent problems of misunderstanding and violence through the provision of comprehensive, objectiive, and accurate studies of the problems involved.
Efforts to bridge the gap among societies, nations and world civilisations are likely to fail without participation, dialogue and Cooperation of international community. Therefore, to developing and implement programs geared towards developing the concepts of dialogue and Cooperation for peace building by using the interfaith perspective of human dignity, equality, justice and freedom are direly needed. These programs will tackle contemporary issues of civilisations related to society, economy, politics, education, science, technology, art and culture, philosophy and religion. Main issues that will be of the Centre’s foci are: democracy, interfaith harmony, peace education, women’s rights, children and youth rights, environmental protection, poverty elimination, public health, and peace journalism.