Headline Performers Announced

  Aberdeen Mela – One World Day , Sunday 30th July 2017, Westburn Park, Aberdeen Headline Performers Announced Aberdeen Multicultural Centre and, their partners in the Aberdeen Mela – One World Day, Aberdeen International Youth Festival 2017 are pleased to announce the wonderful and varied line up of performers for this event happening on Sunday 30th July at Westburn Park in … Continue reading Headline Performers Announced

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An interview with Liz Howarth, Chair of the Ethnic Minority Forum

I am delighted to have the opportunity to speak candidly with Liz Howarth, the Chair of the Ethnic Minority Forum about diversity and multiculturalism in our society and learn of the opportunities available; Q. What is the Ethnic Minority Forum (EMF) doing to enhance the diversity and multiculturalism in our community? I consider myself to … Continue reading An interview with Liz Howarth, Chair of the Ethnic Minority Forum

‘PRIZING’ THE FIGHT FOR EQUALITY: SCOTLAND’S DIVERSITY AWARDS

Have you heard of 'Scotland's Diversity Awards'? it's a wonderful initiative that took place last year for the very first time and that will be celebrated again in 2017!  Photo: Jamie Simpson. These awards, delivered by The Herald and GenAnalytics, in association with Bank of Scotland, aim to recognise the outstanding success of companies, organisations, individuals, third sector organisations … Continue reading ‘PRIZING’ THE FIGHT FOR EQUALITY: SCOTLAND’S DIVERSITY AWARDS

Ensuring Diversity through Football: the Aberdeen F.C. Community Trust

Today we want to show all of you a really important initiative for Aberdeen and the North of Scotland, that mixes sport, cultural diversity and integration: the activity of the Aberdeen F.C. Community Trust (AFCCT)! As you can imagine, AFCCT use football as a tool for integration and inclusion. “Football is a global language that … Continue reading Ensuring Diversity through Football: the Aberdeen F.C. Community Trust

Scotland, one of the most genetically “diverse nations on Earth”

Today we want to remind all of you an extremely interesting study released a few years ago by the University of Edinburgh. The study revealed that the DNA of people living in Scotland has "extraordinary" and "unexpected" diversity, reported BBC. 'Scotland's DNA project', was set up by Edinburgh University's Dr Jim Wilson along with historian and … Continue reading Scotland, one of the most genetically “diverse nations on Earth”