Cultural and linguistic diversity, while stimulating respect for cultural identity, traditions and religions, is essential to the development of an Information Society based on the dialogue among cultures and regional and international cooperation. It is an important factor for sustainable development.
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UNESCO is contributing to the implementation of the WSIS Plan of Action by a variety of activities that operationalize UNESCO's concept of "Knowledge Societies".
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