The world’s cultural wealth is its variety in dialogue. While each culture draws from its own roots, it must not fail to blossom when crossing other cultures.
Among UNESCO’s chief missions is to ensure space for and freedom of expression to all the world’s cultures. Therefore, it isn't a matter of identifying and safeguarding every culture in isolation, but rather of revitalizing them in order to avoid segregation and cultural entrenchment and prevent conflict.
This cultural dialogue has taken a new meaning in the context of globalization and current international climate in politics. Thus it is becoming a vital meaning of maintaining peace and world unity.
- Rabindranath Tagore, Pablo Neruda and Aimé Césaire for a reconciled universal
- 2010: International Year for the Rapprochement of Cultures
- Intercultural Dialogue
- General and Regional Histories
- Routes of Dialogue
- Intersectoral Platform on Contributing to the Dialogue among Civilizations