"No other concept is as powerful, visceral, emotional, unruly, and as steep in creating aspirations and hopes as self-determination."-Wolfgang Danspeckgruber
Principle at its outset
Authors: Anne Speckhard, Ph.D. & Ardian Shajkovci, Ph.D.
Protecting cultural diversity is vital for peacebuilding in the Middle East, the head of the United Nations cultural agency said today, pledging solidarity with the victims of ethnic and religious violence in the region, and highlighting the need for both ‘hard’ and ‘soft’ power.