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Democracy
From the outset, UNESCO has played a key role in the promotion of democratic values and principles. Its Constitution upholds the democratic ideals of justice, liberty, equality and solidarity, and considers these principles as fundamental factors in the building of peace. Indeed, the Preamble makes a direct link between "the denial of the democratic principles of the dignity, equality and mutual respect of men" and the "great and terrible war". The realization of the democratic ideals is therefore at the core of UNESCO's actions. Read more...
 


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Events1st Meeting of the Permanent Forum of Arab-African Dialogue (PFAAD) on Democracy and Human Rights  2009-12-07 8:00 am



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