It is urgent to invest in cultural diversity and dialogue, according to a new UNESCO report
UNESCO press release, 20 October 2009

PARIS, FRANCE: Launched by UNESCO, this World Report aims to become a reference tool for cultural diversity. It puts forward ten recommendations about ways to invest in cultural diversity, including creating a World Observatory on Cultural Diversity to monitor the impacts of globalization, setting up a national mechanism for monitoring public policies as they relate to cultural diversity, and implementing national language policies with a view to both safeguarding linguistic diversity and promoting multilingual competencies. The report also puts forward new strategies to facilitate intercultural dialogue. Read the press release … Download the full report [pdf] … Download the executive summary [pdf] …