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Role of Education  
Role of Education
Education should be a means to empower children and adults alike to become active participants in the transformation of their societies. Learning should also focus on the values, attitudes and behaviors which enable individuals to learn to live together in a world characterized by diversity and pluralism.

  harmony evolution.gif     Harmony and Evolution - Friedensreich Hundertwasser
"The figure expresses mankind, and the colour blue means hope; it is the sign of the development of humanity, an integral part of the universe"  More...


  balance life.gif     The Balance of Life - Dan You
His flag represents the four elements : "Air, fire, earth and water, the source of all being and beyond any dogmas," says the artist.  More...


  breath of fraternity.gif     The Breath of Fraternity - Souleymane Keita
"This flag is the breath of fraternity that unites men who are mobilised by tolerance".  More...


  earth skin.gif     The Earth is Our Skin - Roberto Matta
"I christened one of my first paintings 'To Be With' in order to show my will for solidarity," Roberto Matta recalls.  More...


  path infinite.gif     The Path of the Infinite - Rachid Koraichi
"Blue, a supraterrestrial colour, is the path of the infinite. It expresses detachment from the values of this world"  More...


  spiritual globe.gif     The Spiritual Globe - Robert Rauschenberg
With this flag, a global map in the form of hearts, Robert Rauschenberg, leader of contemporary American art, wanted to underline the spiritual dimension of tolerance.  More...


  Tolerancehome.gif     Tolerance begins at home!
Tolerant at home, tolerant in life!  More...


  Toleranceviolence.gif     Tolerance ends violence!
Tolerance doesn't make you less. Just the opposite, it makes you stronger inside.  More...


  Tolerancepeace.gif     Tolerance leads to peace
Being tolerant, understanding and helping each other... to build a peaceful future!  More...


  Tolerancefriends.gif     Tolerance wins friends!
Tolerance makes room in our hearts for more friends!  More...


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