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On International Day, UNESCO spotlights power of jazz to promote dialogue among cultures

Marking International Jazz Day, the United Nations cultural agency today stressed the power of jazz to unite people and its contribution to peace.

Music can make the world a more harmonious place, Annan says

Music can bring people together to make the world a more harmonious place, Secretary-General Kofi Annan said today as he hosted the latest in a series of talks on issues outside the normal range of United Nations topics and on matters at the forefront of both the humanities and natural sciences.