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World day for Cultural Diversity for Dialogue to be observed May 21.

ISLAMABAD -- World Day for Cultural Diversity for Dialogue and Development will be observed on May 21 (Sunday) across the globe to help people learn about the importance of cultural diversity and harmony.

World Day for Cultural Diversity for Dialogue and Development a chance for people to celebrate cultural diversity and harmony.

Various events would be organized to increase the understanding of issues around cultural diversity and development among non-governmental organizations and the public.

Many of these include presentations on the progress of implementing the Universal Declaration on Cultural Diversity.

Events included, Seminars for professionals,Educational programs for children and young adolescents.

Exhibitions to help people understand the history of various cultural groups and the influence on their own identities.

Celebrations to create greater awareness of cultural values and the need to preserve them.

The World Day for Cultural Diversity for Dialogue and Development tends to be marked in countries that embraced their varied cultural history and acknowledged the importance of embracing it.

The year 2002 was the United Nations Year for Cultural Heritage. At the end of that year, on December 20, 2002, the General Assembly of the United Nations declared May 21 to be the World Day for Cultural Diversity for Dialogue and Development.

The General Assembly emphasized links between the protection of cultural diversity and the importance of dialogue between civilizations in the modern world.

The World Day for Cultural Diversity for Dialogue and Development was first observed in 2003.

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Date:May 19, 2017
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