UNESCO’s News in July: UNESCO Director-General Condemns Nice attacks

July 22, 2016 - NEWS, What’s new at Association? - Post by: WfpaEdit No Comments

2016news1                    UNESCO Director-General, Irina Bokova “Once again, France, UNESCO’s host country, was hard hit last night in Nice by a murderous violence that struck at the heart of the values of solidarity and togetherness that united so many people on the

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UNESCO’s News in July: Defending Culture under Attack

July 22, 2016 - NEWS, What’s new at Association? - Post by: WfpaEdit No Comments

2016news            “We must stand together to defend our shared cultural heritage because this is defending the                        humanity we hold in common, this is defending who we are and where we are going.” So said

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UNESCO’s News in June: UNESCO Director-General meets Minister of Foreign Affairs of China

June 28, 2016 - NEWS, What’s new at Association? - Post by: WfpaEdit No Comments

2016news1On June 7, the UNESCO Director-General, Ms Irina Bokova met with the H.E. Wang Yi,                       Minister of Foreign Affairs of the People’s Republic of China, in Beijing.       The Foreign Minister thanked the Director-General for her leadership

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UNESCO’s News in June: National Commissions of the World to benefit from “The Elan of Shanghai”

June 28, 2016 - NEWS, What’s new at Association? - Post by: WfpaEdit No Comments

2016newsShanghai, China, June 13-15, 2016 More than 150 participants, coming from some 130 countries, met for the third annual meeting of this kind. A variety of speakers, including Heads of regional field offices of UNESCO, discussed global issues and local experiences in a collective effort to develop and better position

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All winning works of HPA2015 are available to be viewed online now!

May 26, 2016 - Humanity Photo Awards(HPA), NEWS, What’s new at Association? - Post by: WfpaEdit No Comments

HPA9CG-14172-09From the winning photo series of HPA2015-Runway Childhood, by Md. Khalid Rayhan Shawon (Bangladesh)   After text editing and uploading in a few months, all the winning works of Humanity Photo Awards2015 can be viewed on CFPA’s official English website right now, including the Grand Award, the Jury’s Special Award, the

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UNESCO’s News in May:Artistic Freedom & Creativity Key for Sustainable Development – Irina Bokova with Nordic Culture Ministers

May 26, 2016 - NEWS, What’s new at Association? - Post by: WfpaEdit No Comments

2016news1Cultural policies which ensure freedom of expression and promote creativity are essential for a country’s long-term development. This was the main theme of a debate on 2 May, between UNESCO’s Director-General, Irina Bokova and six Nordic culture ministers, marking the start of this year’s World Press Freedom Day events in

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