Culture

Culture covers the range of human phenomena that cannot be attributed to nature and genetics.

Why Care?

A people without the knowledge of their past history, origin and culture is like a tree without roots.

- Marcus Garvey

By the numbers

  • 30 countries

    supported the Bangladesh Government’s proposal in favor of establishing February 21st as International Mother Language Day.

  • 3.3 Billion

    adults were literate in 1998, more than double the 1970 figure of 1.5 billion.

  • 75%

    of the world's major conflicts have a cultural dimension. Bridging the gap between cultures is urgent and necessary for peace, stability and development.

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