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21 May: World Day for Cultural Diversity for Dialogue & Development 2019 Theme

 

 

21 May: World Day for Cultural Diversity for Dialogue and Development 2019 Theme, Details, Aim, Significance, History

World Day for Cultural Diversity for Dialogue and Development is celebrated every year on 21 May around the world that provides an opportunity to learn about cultural diversity and to live together in harmony.

World Day for Cultural Diversity for Dialogue and Development is observed every year to raise awareness about the importance of intercultural dialogue, diversity, and inclusion. 

World Day for Cultural Diversity for Dialogue and Development-2019, the theme is "Do one thing for diversity and inclusion".

World Day for Cultural Diversity for Dialogue and Development was adopted in the wake of the 9/11 terrorist attacks in the US, which claimed around 3000 lives.

UNESCO adopted the Universal Declaration on cultural diversity in 2001, 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.

World Day for Cultural Diversity for Dialogue and Development focuses on bridging the gap between cultures which is urgent and necessary for peace, stability, and development.


 

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