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Sunday 21 May 2017

World Day for Cultural Diversity for Dialogue and Development

In 2001, UNESCO adopted the Universal Declaration on Cultural Diversity and in December 2002, the UN General Assembly, in its resolution 57/249, declared May 21 to be the World Day for Cultural Diversity for Dialogue and Development.
The day provides us with an opportunity to deepen our understanding of the values of cultural diversity and to learn to live together better.
The UN General Assembly underlining the fact that tolerance and respect for cultural diversity and universal promotion and protection of human rights, including the right to development, are mutually supportive, and recognizing that tolerance and respect for diversity effectively promote and are supported by, inter alia, the empowerment of women, emphasizing the need to enhance the potential of culture as a means of achieving prosperity, sustainable development and global peaceful coexistence.
Source: un.org | unesco.org
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Quotes & Wishes - A unique being A unique being

At bottom every man knows well enough that he is a unique being, only once on this earth; and by no extraordinary chance will such a marvelously picturesque piece of diversity in unity as he is, ever be put together a second time.
Friedrich Nietzsche
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Quotes & Wishes - Bring friendship and love Bring friendship and love

We live now in a global village and we are in one single family. It’s our responsibility to bring friendship and love from all different places around the world and to live together in peace.
Jackie Chan
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Quotes & Wishes - Cherish and preserve Cherish and preserve

We need to help students and parents cherish and preserve the ethnic and cultural diversity that nourishes and strengthens this community - and this nation.
Cesar Chavez
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Quotes & Wishes - Cultural differences should not separate us Cultural differences should not separate us

Cultural differences should not separate us from each other, but rather cultural diversity brings a collective strength that can benefit all of humanity.
Robert Alan
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Quotes & Wishes - Delight in the essential differences between men and between cultures Delight in the essential differences between men and between cultures

If man is to survive, he will have learned to take a delight in the essential differences between men and between cultures. He will learn that differences in ideas and attitudes are a delight, part of life’s exciting variety, not something to fear.
Gene Roddenberry
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