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UNESCO on Cultural Diversity and Dialogue
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Conclusion: the need for a dialogue of cultural practices in relation to climate justice

In discussing cultural diversity, COMEST “affirms the diverse modes of participation by all nations in climate change mitigation and adaptation. It acknowledges various worldviews of nature and allows these worldviews to propose their own way of addressing the problems of climate change from within their cultural contexts.”

In this connection, COMEST suggests that in order to reduce their respective greenhouse gas emissions, different nations should engage in genuine ethical dialogue that respects global climate justice and equity. Otherwise there will be no lasting solution to this challenge.

An ethical approach to the dialogue of cultural traditions will clarify the responsibilities of the concerned parties and help them to be accountable to their decisions.”

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Can you suggest rules that will govern this “Ethical Dialogue of Cultural Practices” in relation to Climate Justice ?

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Climate Justice: Lessons from the Global South

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