“Diversity enriches”: World Day for Cultural Diversity for Dialogue and Development – Unesco

unesco-diversity-epub-screenshotHeld every year on 21 May, the World Day for Cultural Diversity for Dialogue and Development celebrates not only the richness of the world’s cultures, but also the essential role of intercultural dialogue for achieving peace and sustainable development. […]

It represents an opportunity to celebrate culture’s manifold forms, from the tangible and intangible, to creative industries, to the diversity of cultural expressions, and to reflect on how these contribute to dialogue, mutual understanding, and the social, environmental and economic vectors of sustainable development. | Learn more >>

International Days celebrated by UNESCO – United Nations

NGOs, experts, centres of expertise and research institutes play vital roles in safeguarding intangible cultural heritage. Chapter III of the Operational Directives explain that States Parties must ensure the participation of communities who are the bearers of intangible cultural heritage and should involve civil society in the implementation of the Convention at the national and international levels.

Source: United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization
Date accessed: 16 May 2018
Address: http://www.unesco.org/culture/ich/index.php?lg=en&pg=00329

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