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Esteem for Tolerance

Tolerance: Principles, practices, obstacles, limitsNineteen ninety-five was the United Nations “Year for Tolerance”.

Subsequent to this the UN established the International Day for Tolerance on November 16, 1996.

In the Declaration of Principles on Tolerance we read that “Tolerance is respect, acceptance and appreciation of the rich diversity of our world’s cultures, our forms of expression and ways of being human. It is fostered by knowledge, openness, communication, and freedom of thought, conscience and belief.”

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