15. Declaration on the Responsibilities of the Present Generation Towards Future Generations (1997)
(Adopted by the General Conference of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization, Paris, France, 12 November 1997)

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Article 10 - Development and Education

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2. Education is an important instrument for the development of human persons and societies. It should be used to foster peace, justice, understanding, tolerance and equality for the benefit of present and future generations.

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