World Day for Cultural Diversity for Dialogue and Development

21 May 2006

In today's world with 6000 communities and languages, the recognition and defence of cultural diversity have become universal ethical imperatives. The challenge is two-fold: to ensure that individuals from varied cultural horizons engage in peaceful dialogue and live together in harmony while acknowledging and supporting their distinctive heritages and creative capacities. And what if the cultural diversity celebrated on 21 May World Day for Cultural Diversity for Dialogue and Development, were the sustainer of humanity?

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