Irina Bokova

Address on the occasion of her installation as Director-General of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO), Paris, 23rd October 2009.

Speech on the occasion of the Yaroslavl Global Policy Forum “Supporting Cultural Diversity in a Globalised World”, Yaroslavl (Russian Federation), 8th September 2011.

Ban Ki-moon

Remarks at Cultural Forum, UN News Centre, 1st November 2010.

Kofi Annan

“Towards a culture of peace”, In Letters to future generations, UNESCO Publishing, Paris, 1999.

Claude Lévi-Strauss

“UNESCO at 60”, Diogènes, N. 215, July-September 2006. Text from the conference pronounced on the occasion of the 60th anniversary of UNESCO, Paris, 16th November 2005.

Tzvetan Todorov

“The evil that men do...” In The UNESCO Courier, UNESCO Publishing, Paris, December 1999.

Lourdes Arizpe

Ann-Belinda Preis, “General Introduction”, In World culture report 2000: Cultural diversity, conflict and pluralism, UNESCO Publishing, 2000.

Aimé Césaire

“The liberating power of words”, In The UNESCO Courier, vol. 50, Paris, 1997.

Tanella Boni

“The Dignity of the Human Person: On the Integrity of the Body and the Struggle for Recognition”, In Diogènes, Ne 215, July-September 2006.

Arjun Appadurai

Katerina Stenou, “Sustainable pluralism and the future of belonging”, In World culture report 2000: Cultural diversity, conflict and pluralism, UNESCO Publishing, Paris, 2000.

Amartya Sen

“Reflections on Literacy”, In Literacy as Freedom. A UNESCO Round-table, UNESCO, Paris, 2003. Text of an address given to the public celebration on International Literacy Day, Paris, 2002.

Daryush Shayegan

« La diversité culturelle et la civilisation planétaire », Research paper for the preparation of the UNESCO World Report 2009: Investing in Cultural Diversity and Intercultural Dialogue, November 2007. (traduction anglaise)

Wole Soyinka

“Centralism and alienation”, In International Social Science Journal, Federalism, Vol.167, UNESCO, Paris, March 2001, p17.

« Ajoje l’odun », Le partage, Editions UNESCO, Paris, 2004, p.164-174. (traduction anglaise).

Wangari Maathai

Kenya’s green militant”, Interview by Ethirajan Anbarasan, In The UNESCO Courier, special issue “Sixty Years of Views on the World”, N. 10, 2008 (reediting from 1999).

Aung San Suu Kyi

“Democracy, the common heritage of humanity” In The UNESCO Courier, XLVIII, 3, Paris, 1995.