• Polixenia OLAR " Carol I" National Defence University


In an increasingly interconnected and interdependent world, intercultural approaches contribute to ensuring and maintaining human security. In various forms of materialization, they promote open, tolerant, accepting and understanding attitudes, as well as the recognition and respect for cultural differences among people. Intercultural education, appreciated as a new level of education necessary for the realities of today's world and a means of resolving intercultural conflicts, corresponds to the third pillar of education inscribed in the UNESCO Report on 21st Century Education ‒ the habit of living together with the others. For human security, intercultural education has an essential role, contributing to reducing various and multiple challenges by promoting values and attitudes, such as: respect for dignity and human rights, tolerance, understanding, openness to cultural differences, civic spirit. The objective of this scientific approach is to highlight the fact that intercultural education involves an approach with an important contribution in support of human security; in order to achieve this objective, we will bring theoretical clarifications and we will highlight intercultural educational approaches at international and national level and within the European Union.


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