The New World
Should be based on diversity, respect and equal rights for all.
To be able to accept those different from us is to truly understand humanity.
The art of thinking independently together.
Every day is an opportunity to be more inclusive and less judgemental.
Different is Beautiful
Diversity is about all of us, and about us having to figure out how to walk through this world together.
What we have to do...
Find a way to celebrate our diversity and debate our differences without fracturing our communities.
The world needs diversity and all the positivity that comes out of it. We will do our best to cherish and respect each culture, view, language and all that comprises an individual in order to preserve the diversity in the world.
Who we are
ICDO was established in Vienna, Austria by two eminent professionals with global working experience in International Relations, Intergovernmental Organizations, and International Corporations, willing to take action, use their experience…
What we do
International Cultural Diversity Organization (ICDO), is an NGO registered in Vienna, Austria. The objective/mission of ICDO is to promote cultural diversity, interculturality and raise awareness of different cultural expressions and its values…
How to help
We invite you to join us on our mission to break social barriers between people and to promote diversity. Take action and become a partner and donor to support our projects. Please follow and contact us on ICDO social media for our latest news…
ICDO news flash
ICDO brings you all the news related to current, past and future projects and events.
On the 7th of July 2020, as part of the Infobip Leadership Summit ICDO President Ms. Josipa Palac hosted a virtual panel discussion ‘Social Impact of ICDO’s Social Development Projects Worldwide’.
Weeks after the #BlackLivesMatter protests in Vienna, Doreen Atim, the ICDO team member shares her personal experiences and thoughts regarding racial discrimination. How is it to be a woman of color in Europe?
In March 2020, the International Organization for Cultural Diversity (ICDO) organized the Zagreb Earthquake COVID-19 Relief Fund for the most vulnerable affected by a series of catastrophic earthquakes in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic. Through its contribution to this fund, ICDO donated Linet Eleganza medical bed to the pediatric department of the Clinic for Infectious Diseases ‘Dr. Fran Mihaljević’ in Zagreb, Croatia.
On the 5th of June 2020, ICDO president Josipa Palac was part of the virtual panel discussion “Dia Mundial del Medio Ambiente: The World Environment Day” hosted by the Universidad Intercultural Maya de Quintana Roo (UIMQRoo) in Quintana Roo, Mexico, sharing the experiences and observations from the first phase of ICDO’s‘Kalan Je La’an: Following the Maya Voice’ project in Mexico, as well as raising awareness on the importance of preserving biodiversity and environment and and combating climate change.
ICDO's latest projects!
Please watch our videos to see what we did and where we were, then imagine what we will do and where we will be next!
ICDO’s projects support the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
Quotes that inspire us
“Diversity drives innovation – when we limit who can contribute, we in turn limit what problems we can solve.”
“Our ability to reach unity in diversity will be the beauty and the test of our civilization.”
“We need diversity of thought in the world to face the new challenges.”
“We must not only learn to tolerate our differences. We must welcome them as the richness and diversity which can lead to true intelligence.”
“We inhabit a universe that is characterized by diversity.”
We accept volunteers from all around the world, embracing a very wide range of backgrounds and beliefs. We believe that this diversity makes our programs more productive and enriching for every volunteer involved. In the long run, we sincerely want to bring more cross-cultural understanding into the world.