Forum of the Alliance of Civilizations: Irina Bokova emphasizes need to invest in cultural diversity
The Director-General of UNESCO, Irina Bokova, emphasized the positive nature of humanity’s great cultural diversity as she addressed the Third Forum of the United Nations’ Alliance of Civilizations held in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. The Forum, held on 28 and 29 May, focused on the theme of Bridging Cultures, Building Peace.
Several hundred political and business leaders and representatives of civil society are attending the Forum to identify ways to improve intercultural relations to counter extremism and belligerence.
Source: UNESCOPRESS 28.05.2010