Aġenzija Żgħażagħ set up a series of online events to celebrate the World Day for Cultural Diversity for Dialogue and Development.
The United Nations declares that 75% of the world’s major conflicts have a cultural dimension and insists that ‘bridging the gap between cultures is urgent and necessary for peace, stability and development’. Acknowledging cultural diversity and creating the opportunity to speak about it leads to dialogue. Intercultural dialogue is a process which involves an open and respectful exchange between individuals and groups with different cultural backgrounds. It helps to foster a reciprocal understanding of the attitudes, value systems, behaviours and points of view of those involved in the conversation.