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Conference in honor of the International Day of Tolerance

24.11.2014
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Recently Kiev Diplomatic Academy of Ukraine hosted an international theoretical conference in honor of the International Tolerance Day, which is celebrated worldwide on November 16th.

In the conference took part the Ambassador of Palestine in Ukraine Mohammed Qasim Al-Asaad, Ambassador of Kuwait in Ukraine Yousef Hussein Al-Kabandi, Head of the International Foundation for Cultural Cooperation Vlada Litovchenko, president of the Good Deeds International Charity Foundation Natalia Kolisnyk, as well as public activists, politologists, leading lawyers, academics and representatives of executive authorities of Ukraine.

The participants discussed directions of the introduction of tolerance idea in the legislation of Ukraine considering national circumstances. In the context of current events in Ukraine tolerance was discussed as an instrument of national policy aimed to promote peace and unity in Ukraine, as social capital, as well as a form of mutual influence of cultures in the field of tourism, sports, arts, science and education.

Natalia Kolisnyk, representing the Good deeds Foundation, in her speech to the press and guests paid attention to importance of respecting the tolerance principles in charity, focused attention on importance of striving for the transition from the perception and understanding of those who need help, to sincere love. Through such transformation is performed effective charity which brings benefit and pleasure. President of the Foundation also hinted that performing charity deeds may specialize not only non-governmental organizations and foundations, and also each person, giving a helping hand to his neighbor.

Everyone present with interest got acquainted with exhibition of works by the children-participants in Ukrainian-Palestinian project “Bridges of Friendship” on the theme of family values, national traditions and cultural heritage. Because, children’s drawings are impregnated with a vision of the world and desire for peace and harmony.

The Foundation is grateful to all visitors and conference organizers for the opportunity to actively participate and draw public attention to charity work as well as moral premises for success in this business. A sense of tolerance and social responsibility inspires team Foundation for Good deeds!