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Towards a Culture of Prevention: Disaster Risk Reduction Begins at School -7 May 2010

*Good Practices and Lessons Learned 1007 *Includes sections on raising awareness within schools, increasing prevention, and securing school buildings *Includes case studies from Armenia, Bangladesh, Cape Verde, Grenada, Indonesia, Mali, Mozambique, Sierra Leone, South Africa, Sri Lanka, Thailand, United Kingdom, Colombia, Costa Rica, El Salvador, France, India, Iran, Jamaica, Madagascar, Peru, Phillipines, Seychelles, Sri Lanka, Tanzania, United States, Vietnam, Japan, Nepal, and Central America

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White Paper on Intercultural Dialogue -18 February 2011

The “White Paper on Intercultural Dialogue” presented here, emphatically argues in the name of the governments of the 47 member states of the Council of Europe that our common future depends on our ability to safeguard and develop human rights, as enshrined in the European Convention on Human Rights, democracy and the rule of law and to promote mutual understanding. It reasons that the intercultural approach offers a forward-looking model for managing cultural diversity. It proposes a conception based on individual human dignity (embracing our common humanity and common destiny). If there is a European identity to be realised, it will be based on shared fundamental values, respect for common heritage and cultural diversity as well as respect for the equal dignity of every individual.

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Workplace violence in services sectors and measures to combat this phenomenon -12 May 2010

*Contains the ILO code of practice which responds to the needs of millions of workers affected by violence in service sectors in industrialized and developing countries *Provides general guidance to develop practical responses to violence at work, to promote dialogue, consultation and negotiation among governments, employers, and workers, and to draft national laws, policies, and programmes of action

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