Building peace in the minds of men and women

International Decade for the Rapprochement of Cultures (2013-2022)


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Who can join?

In proclaiming this Decade, the United Nations General Assembly requested UNESCO to be the lead UN agency and invited stakeholders from all walks of life to join, such as Member States, the United Nations bodies and specialized agencies, governmental and regional intergovernmental organizations, non-governmental organizations and the civil society at large, the academia, religious leaders and institutions, and ordinary citizens.

The success of this Decade depends on the commitment of everyone to instil a global movement in favour of mutual respect for peaceful coexistence of peoples from different background and horizon.