37th General Assembly of UNESCO in 2013, Paris.
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Countries ranked by ethnic and cultural diversity level (James Fearon, 2003).
UNESCO offices in Brasília
Harmony Day is dedicated to celebrating Australia's cultural diversity.
UNESCO Institute for Water Education in Delft
The Garden of Peace at UNESCO headquarters
Carondelet Palace, Presidential Palace – with changing of the guards. The Historic Center of Quito, Ecuador, is one of the largest, least-altered and best-preserved historic centres in the Americas. This centre was, together with the historic centre of Kraków in Poland, the first to be declared World Heritage Site by UNESCO on 18 September 1978.

At the international level, the notion of cultural diversity has been defended by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization since its founding in 1945 by various countries.

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UNESCO sponsors projects that improve literacy, provide technical training and education, advance science, protect independent media and press freedom, preserve regional and cultural history, and promote cultural diversity.

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The Moroccan-American Treaty of Peace and Friendship, sealed by Sultan Mohammed III.

Convention on the Protection and Promotion of the Diversity of Cultural Expressions

The Moroccan-American Treaty of Peace and Friendship, sealed by Sultan Mohammed III.

The Convention on the Protection and Promotion of the Diversity of Cultural Expressions is a treaty adopted in October 2005 in Paris during the 33rd session of the General Conference of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) reaffirming and referring to the Universal Declaration of Human Rights and the UNESCO Universal Declaration on Cultural Diversity.

Recognizing that the diversity of cultural expressions is a "rich asset for individuals and societies, the protection, promotion and maintenance of cultural diversity are an essential requirement for sustainable development for the benefit of present and future generations.".

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World Day for Cultural Diversity for Dialogue and Development

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The World Day for Cultural Diversity for Dialogue and Development is a United Nations–sanctioned international holiday for the promotion of diversity and dialogue issues.

The United Nations General Assembly proclaimed this holiday due to UNESCO's Universal Declaration on Cultural Diversity in November 2001.