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World needs 'soft power' of education, culture, sciences, to combat 'ancient hatreds'– UNESCO chief
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Thursday, 04 May 2017
World needs 'soft power' of education, culture, sciences, to combat 'ancient hatreds'– UNESCO chief
'Hard power' can no longer stop conflicts nor the rise of violent extremism and “ancient hatreds” such as antisemitism and racial discrimination, the head of the United Nations cultural agency said today, insisting that “we need 'soft power' of education, knowledge, culture, communication, the sciences, to strengthen the values we...
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Peace, human security at forefront of UN intercultural dialogue forum
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Wednesday, 03 May 2017
Peace, human security at forefront of UN intercultural dialogue forum
The integration of migrants in cities, countering the rise of violent extremism, as well as youth radicalization on the Internet are just some of the issues be...
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In 'post truth' era, leaders must defend objective, independent media, UN says on Press Freedom Day
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Tuesday, 02 May 2017
In 'post truth' era, leaders must defend objective, independent media, UN says on Press Freedom Day
In a “post-truth” world with “fake news” on the rise, and media accountability and credibility falling under question, free, independent an...
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On International Day, UNESCO spotlights power of jazz to promote dialogue among cultures
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Saturday, 29 April 2017
On International Day, UNESCO spotlights power of jazz to promote dialogue among cultures
Marking International Jazz Day, the United Nations cultural agency today stressed the power of jazz to unite people and its contribution to peace....
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FEATURE: International Jazz Day – a global celebration of creativity and diversity
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Thursday, 27 April 2017
FEATURE: International Jazz Day – a global celebration of creativity and diversity
Blues, boogie, bebop or ragtime, no matter what it is called, jazz is a language that translates across cultures and continents, bridging gaps and bringing u...
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