Main trends in present-day UNESCO strategy in the realm of intercultural dialogue are presented, basing primarily upon texts of two documents, approved in November, 2021, at the 41st session of the General conference
of UNESCO, namely, the new medium-term Strategy (2022–2029), and Program of the Organization (2022–2025). As to the former document, intercultural dialogue forms integral part of its Strategic objective 3,
directed at the attainment of ‘inclusive, peaceful and just societies’, ensuring cultural diversity and sustainable development. As a result of systematic analysis of the text of the Medium-term Strategy, two basic objectives
of intercultural dialogue, i.e. ‘healing fractures’ in the collective mentality, and ‘promoting shared values and memories’, are traced back.

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