UNESCO’s News in August: Artists and policymakers in the Indian state of Goa work with UNESCO to strengthen their Creative Industries

August 25, 2016 - NEWS, What’s new at Association? - Post by: WfpaEdit No Comments

2016news Artistic Fire Show at Goa beach Recommendations for stronger policies which protect and promote the creative industries in the western Indian state of Goa will be the focus of a UNESCO symposium on 21 and 22 August. Around 30 key players from Goa’s Directorate of Arts and Culture; creative professionals and

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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 national holiday of Bastille Day. On behalf of UNESCO and

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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 the UNESCO Director-General, Irina Bokova in

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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

2016news1 On 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

2016news Shanghai, 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-14172-09 From 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

2016news1 Cultural 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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UNESCO’s News in May:UNESCO Director-General Irina Bokova on Importance of New Sustainable Development Goals

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

2016news On May 19, Irina Bokova spoke at an international conference on the Sustainable Development Goals, organized in Sofia by the President of PanEuropa – Bulgaria, Gergana Passy, the Director of the Friedrich Ebert Foundation for Bulgaria, Regine Schubert, and the Institute for Cultural Diplomacy Berlin. Addressing an audience of diplomats,

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UNESCO’s News in April: Executive Board Strengthens UNESCO to Lead 2030 Agenda

April 25, 2016 - NEWS, What’s new at Association? - Post by: WfpaEdit No Comments

2016NEWS The Executive Board of UNESCO Friday ended its 199th session with the adoption of decisions concerning UNESCO’s programmes and management. The session was led by Executive Board Chairperson, Ambassador Michael Worbs, Permanent Accelerating the reform of the Organization was a key result of deliberations at the Executive Board – to

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UNESCO’s News in April: UNESCO-China Project Advances ICT in Teacher Training in 8 African Countries

April 25, 2016 - NEWS, What’s new at Association? - Post by: WfpaEdit No Comments

The achievements and lessons learned of a project to advance ICT in teaching training in Africa will be shared at a meeting at UNESCO Headquarters, Paris on 19 to 20 April, 2016. The concluding meeting on the UNESCO-China-Funds-in-Trust (CFIT) Project “Harnessing Technology for Quality Teacher Training in Africa” will be

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