Cracow (1991) (excerpts)

Cracow 1991 (excerpts)

The participating States express their deeply held conviction that they share common values

forged by history and based, inter alia, on respect for the individual, freedom of conscience,

religion or belief, freedom of expression, recognition of the importance of spiritual and cultural

values, commitment to the rule of law, tolerance and openness to dialogue with other



The participating States respect the irreplaceable uniqueness of all their cultures and will endeavour

to promote continued cultural dialogue among themselves and with the rest of the

world. They reaffirm their belief that respect for cultural diversity promotes understanding

and tolerance among individuals and groups. (…)