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


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UNESCO calls for inclusive and effective action at the United Nations High-Level Forum on the culture of peace

At the initiative of the President of the United Nations General Assembly (UNPGA), H.E. María Fernanda Espinosa Garcés, a High-Level Forum on the Culture of Peace was held in New York on 13 September 2019, to celebrate the 20th anniversary of the adoption of the Declaration and Programme of Action on a Culture of Peace under the theme “The Culture of Peace: Empowering and Transforming Humanity”.