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No democracy without diversity

Some say history repeats itself. In 2004, UNDP issued what I believe is one of the best of its global Human Development Reports, Managing Cultural Diversity. The report argued that managing cultural diversity is one of the central challenges of our time and that policy choices about recognizing diverse ethnicities, religions, languages and values “are an inescapable feature of the landscape of politics in the 21st century.”

But we still need to debunk powerful myths, including the one that some cultures have inherent democratic values and are more likely to make progress than others.

We invite our users to read the complete article published September 19 2013 

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