|On 9 October 2001, the Post Office of Moldova (Poșta Moldovei) issued a series of postage stamps with the title United Nations Year of Dialogue Among Civilizations. The issue comprises two stamps, with associated cancellation (postmark) and first day cover (FDC). The designer was Ivan Picev. The printing was performed by Bundesdruckerei, Germany.|
ABOUT THE THEME
Former Iranian president Mohammad Khatami introduced the idea of Dialogue Among Civilizations as a response to Samuel P. Huntington’s theory of a Clash of Civilizations. The term was initially used by Austrian philosopher Hans Köchler who in 1972, in a letter to UNESCO, had suggested the idea of an international conference on the 'dialogue between different civilizations' (dialogue entre les différentes civilisations) and had organized, in 1974, a first international conference on the role of intercultural dialogue ('The Cultural Self-comprehension of Nations') with the support and under the auspices of Senegalese President Léopold Sédar Senghor. Read more..
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Prize of the National Contest «Dialogue Among Civilizations»
Drawing: Winner of the International Competition «Dialogue Among Civilizations» by Ivan Pîcev
FIRST DAY COVERS (FDC) AND CANCELLATIONS (POSTMARKS)