The World Public Forum (WPF) "Dialogue of Civilizations"
deliberative-consultative body that unites into a single network various
international and national nongovernmental organizations (NGOs),
representatives of public and state institutions, civil society
organizations and faith-based groups, academics, representatives of
cultural, spiritual, business, and media spheres from different
countries, members of diverse civilizations and cultural traditions, and
individuals who share the principles of openness mutual respect which
form the basis of the contemporary dialogue of civilizations.
WPF is in Special Consultative Status with the United Nations Economic and Social Council since 2013.