Paris, 15 September 2014
Kazakhstan has made a contribution of $100,000 to support UNESCO’s Plan of Action for the International Decade for the Rapprochement of Cultures (2013-2022). This is the second contribution by the country to support the Decade, following an earlier donation of $250,000.
UNESCO is lead agency for the International Decade, which was launched in Kazakhstan in August of last year. Its objective is to promote mutual understanding and respect for diversity, rights and dignity between peoples, through intercultural dialogue and concrete initiatives.