Cultural Diversity Day 

Category: Diversity
Cultural Diversity Day   in United Nations in 2022

About Cultural Diversity Day 

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Dates of Cultural Diversity Day 
2023 United Nations Sunday, May 21stCultural Diversity Day 
2022 United Nations Saturday, May 21stCultural Diversity Day 
2021 United Nations Friday, May 21stCultural Diversity Day 
2020 United Nations Thursday, May 21stCultural Diversity Day 
2019 United Nations Tuesday, May 21stCultural Diversity Day 
Summary
Find out the dates, history and traditions of World Day for Cultural Diversity for Dialogue and Development 

In 2001, UNESCO adopted the Universal Declaration on Cultural Diversity and in December 2002, the UN General Assembly, in its resolution 57/249, declared May 21 to be the World Day for Cultural Diversity for Dialogue and Development.

The day provides us with an opportunity to deepen our understanding of the values of cultural diversity and to advance the four goals of the UNESCO Convention on the Protection and Promotion of the Diversity of Cultural Expressions adopted on 20 October 2005:

  1. Support sustainable systems of governance for culture
  2. Achieve a balanced flow of cultural goods and services and increase mobility of artists and cultural professionals
  3. Integrate culture in sustainable development frameworks
  4. Promote human rights and fundamental freedoms
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