The UNESCO Universal Declaration on Cultural Diversity, ADOPTED by UNESCO in November 2001, Relates to the cultural diversity in a wide variety of contexts and the draft Convention on Cultural Diversity prepared by the International Network on Cultural Policy Provides cooperation Between the parties in a number of These issues.
Cultural diversity Reflects the multiplicity and interaction of cultures coexist That THEREFORE in the world and part of the common heritage of humanity. ACCORDING TO UNESCO, cultural diversity is "for mankind as Necessary as biodiversity is for nature" .
Cultural diversity is Manifested by the diversity of language, religious beliefs, practices of land management, in art, in music, in social structure, in Selecting crops, diet and in every conceivable number of other attributes of human society.
Today the culture breaks into our conversation as one of the Most Important issues of the contemporary world. For many groups and culture is a collective identity as resistance to a global and interdependent world homogenized from one end to another planet all customs and traditions. In some places, the culture is the core of many Conflicts of coexistence, identity many misunderstandings. Also the culture is named to refer to assets (knowledge and products) Which Have shaped over time our realities. Sometimes Culture is, in capital letters, Representing the best and most valuable of this heritage, a heritage That must be preserved, Which belongs to everyone and THEREFORE Should be transmitted, Learned and internalized.