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JUN

2016

Migration for Sustainable Development: Social Transformations, Media Narratives and Education

When, local time: Wednesday, 6 July 2016 -9:30am to 7:30pm Where: France, Paris Type of Event: Category 8-Symposium Contact: Anna Maria Majlöf , am.majlof@unesco.org UNESCO and the Tolerance Centre will organize a conference on "Migration for Sustainable Development: Social Transformations, Media Narratives and Education" at UNESCO Headquarters in Paris on 6 July 2016. The......

MAR

2016

4th World Congress of Biosphere Reserves

When, local time:14 March 2016 - 9:00am to17 March 2016 - 6:00pm Where: Peru, Lima Type of Event: Category 8-Symposium   The objective of this Congress is to review implementation of the Madrid Action Plan for Biosphere Reserves 2008-2013, the Seville Strategy and the Statutory Framework of 1995.......

MAR

2016

28th session of the Man and the Biosphere Programme International Co-ordinating Council (MAB-ICC)

When, local time:18 March 2016 -10:00am to 19 March 2016 - 7:00pm Where: Peru, Lima Type of Event: Category 2-Intergovernmental meeting Contact: m.clusener-godt@unesco.org   The 28th session of the Man and the Biosphere Programme International Co-ordinating Council (MAB-ICC), usually referred......

MAR

2016

MOST School on gender equality in El Salvador ends with important commitments

07.03.2016 - UNESCO Office in San José MOST School on gender equality in El Salvador ends with important commitments UNESCO\'s MOST School, San Salvador 2016 © CLACSO.tv UNESCO discusses results and follow-up with the Minister of Social Inclusion It is a great opportunity that UNESCO has provided us with a common space for public servants, civil society, academics and international......

NOV

2015

An European strategic partnership has been established, “APHELEIA”

An European strategic partnership has been established, APHELEIA” (http://apheleiaproject.org), endorsed by CIPSH, coordinated by the Polytechnic Institute of Tomar and involving universities, local authorities, NGOs, private companies and research centers from eight European countries. In the 2015 edition (March), the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences participated in the program. Also, African......

DEC

2011

2011 in Social and Human Sciences

© UNESCO / Rajneesh Bhandari - Closure of 7th UNESCO Youth Forum Over the past year UNESCO’s Social and Human Sciences Programme has been active in many areas ranging from support for philosophical dialogue between Africa and The Americas, climate change and migration, democracy in the Arab World to how youth drive change worldwide. Below, you will find an overview of the main events that......

DEC

2011

2011 in Culture: a Pillar for Sustainable Development

2011 was a time for celebrating past accomplishments while affirming UNESCO’s global leadership in promoting the role of culture for sustainable development through international advocacy, reinforced standard-setting and operational activities. The year was marked by the anniversaries of several of UNESCO’s foremost cultural legal instruments: the 40th anniversary of the Convention......

DEC

2011

2011 - The Year in Education

UNESCO/Jonquières, Alberto The year 2011 saw UNESCO launch many important education initiatives. It included a symbolic return by the international community to Jomtien, Thailand, to give a new impetus to the EFA movement which first began there 20 years ago. Another high point of the year was the endorsement of UNESCO’s global leadership in education at the influential High-level......

NOV

2011

Hezhen Yimakan storytelling from China inscribed on List of Intangible Heritage in Need of Urgent Safeguarding

23.11.2011 - UNESCOPRESS The Intergovernmental Committee for the Safeguarding of Intangible Heritage, meeting in Bali (Indonesia) from 22 to 29 November, today inscribed Hezhen Yimakan storytelling from China on the List of Intangible Heritage in need of urgent safeguarding. Narrated in the language of the Hezhen people of north-east China, and taking both verse and prose forms, Yimakan storytelling......

NOV

2011

ISSC discusses the future of international science at the World Science Forum

The ISSC, represented by Francoise Caillods, senior managing editor of the 2010 World Social Science Report, took part in a parallel thematic session on the future of international science at the World Science Forum in Budapest. Francoise’s contribution, which focused on the state of the social sciences and their role in responding to global priority challenges, followed from presentations by......

JAN

2011

Strengthening national capacities for safeguarding ICH: training of trainers for Asia & the Pacific

Keynote remarks by Cécile Duvelle Beijing training of trainers ©UNESCO/F.Proschan Strengthening national capacities for safeguarding ICH: training of trainers for Asia and the Pacific 10/14-01-2011, Beijing (China) The States Parties to the Convention for the Safeguarding of the Intangible Cultural Heritage have repeatedly emphasized the importance of strengthening the capacities......