Themes: Our Creativy Diversity
A new global ethics
A commitment to pluralism
Challenges of a media-rich world
recasting cultural policies
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A commitment to pluralism

No culture is an island
Economic benefits against social strife
Xenophobia and racism
Religious revivalism: fanaticism or search for meaning
Indigenous peoples
The future of pluralism

As long as any civilization applies political, intellectual and moral coercion on others on the basis of the endowments nature and history have bequeathed to it, there can be no hope of peace for humanity: the negation of the cultural specificities of any people is tantamount to the negation of its dignity.

Alpha Ouma Konaré, President of Mali, 1993

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pijltje.gif (179 bytes) A new global ethics
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General introduction
General summary
Background Intergovernmental conference on Cultural Policies for Development
our creative diversity