Today for the first time has been celebrated in Alhama de Murcia the World Day of Diversity and Cultural Dialogue May 21).
An initiative of the Ambrosía Association, in collaboration with the school Ginés Díaz - San Cristóbal and the City Council, through which they have decorated the Plaza de la Constitución with messages and colored margaritas.
The association has been in charge of making the flowers and the students of the CEIP Ginés Díaz, through the Diversia project, have responded to the request for collaboration by writing original messages about diversity and dialogue between different cultures.
The Councilor for Associations, Eva Sánchez, wanted to thank both Ambrosia and the school for the work done "since this government team wants to promote diversity" and encouraged other associations to develop this type of initiative.
The Councilor for Education, Mariola Guevara, has indicated that "this type of activities that favor the coexistence of our municipality, this year the school Ginés Díaz San Cristóbal is developing this project 'Diversia', whose main objective is to promote this experience and see that The diversity is enriching The Ambrosia association wanted to take advantage of this beautiful project and make it known to the neighbors through these messages on the occasion of today through these children. "
The Universal Declaration of UNESCO on Cultural Diversity was approved in 2001 and then the General Assembly of the United Nations declared May 21 as World Day for Cultural Diversity for Dialogue and Development, through its resolution 57 / 249, December 2002.
Cultural diversity is a driving force of development, not only in terms of economic growth, but as a means of having a more enriching intellectual, emotional, moral and spiritual life.
The recognition of cultural diversity leads to dialogue between civilizations and cultures, respect, mutual understanding, social cohesion and peace.
Source: Ayuntamiento de Alhama de Murcia