19 March 2018 Yusupha Alieu Kah, the new Permanent Representative of The Gambia to the United Nations Office at Geneva, today presented his credentials to Michael Møller, the Director-General of the United Nations Office at Geneva. Mr. Kah ...Read More

Call For Candidates To Renew Six Members Of The UNESCO Global Geopark Council

Language English UNESCO Global Geoparks, within the International Geoscience and Geoparks Programme (IGGP), are the mechanism that creates international cooperation which engages with their local communities in a bottom up approach in order...Read More

Launch Of United Nations World Water Development Report At 8th World Water Forum

dg-aa-portrait-drupal_1.jpg Audrey Azoulay at the investiture ceremony on 13 November 2017. © UNESCO / Christelle Alix 16 March 2018 The Director-General of UNESCO, Audrey Azoulay, will travel to Brasilia (Brazil) on 19 and 20 March to laun...Read More

WSIS Forum 2018 To Be Held Next Week In Geneva

news_140318_wsis.jpg © ITU 14 March 2018 From 19 to 23 March 2018 in Geneva, Switzerland, UNESCO will co-host the World Summit on the Information Society (WSIS) Forum, the world’s largest annual gathering of the ICT for development communit...Read More

Building Intercultural Competences In Costa Rica

workshop_sanjose_march2018.jpg © UNESCO In cooperation with the Ministry of Culture and Youth of Costa Rica, Parque La Libertad, the Costa Rican National Human Rights Institution and the Spanish Cultural Centre in Costa Rica, UNESCO conduct...Read More

UNESCO Celebrates Incredible Talents Of Artistes With Disabilities In Asia-Pacific

news_090318_true_colors.jpg © True Colours 09 March 2018 UNESCO and The Nippon Foundation in cooperation with other partners are organizing an Artistes Open Dialogue in the framework of the True Colours Festival, the Asia-Pacific Festival o...Read More

Director-General Urges Investigation Into Murder Of Media Worker Anjum Munir Raja In Pakistan

08 March 2018 The Director-General of UNESCO, Audrey Azoulay, has condemned the killing of sub-editor Anjum Munir Raja in the Punjab province of Pakistan on 1 March. “I condemn the murder of Anjum Munir Raja,” said the Director-General, “an...Read More

2018 Laureates Mark 20th Anniversary Of L’Oréal-UNESCO For Women In Science Programme

08 March 2018 UNESCO and the L’Oréal Foundation are preparing to honour five exceptional female scientists with the 2018 L’Oréal-UNESCO For Women in Science Awards at a ceremony on 22 March at UNESCO’s Headquarters in Paris. The ceremony wi...Read More

UNESCO GCC And Yemen Office Celebrates International Women’s Day 2018 In Qatar

As part of UNESCO’s efforts to promote gender equality, UNESCO GCC and Yemen Office will organize several events for International Women’s Day 2018. International Women’s Day is celebrated on 8 March every year, a date recognized by the Uni...Read More

Child Marriage Allowed In 20 Countries Impeding The Right To Education, Says UNESCO On International Women’s Day

07 March 2018 Only 44% of countries have made full legal commitments through international treaties to the cause of gender parity in education, according to this year’s Gender Review, published by UNESCO’s Global Education Monitoring (GEM) ...Read More

How To Insure Quality Assurance In Higher Education In The Gambia?

highereducationgambia1.jpg © UNESCO In a bid to strengthen higher education systems in Africa, UNESCO launched the project “Strengthening Quality Assurance in Higher Education in Africa” in The Gambia on Friday 16th February 2018. It was he...Read More

UNESCO Launches BIOPALT Project To Safeguard Lake Chad

focus_lake_chad_cblt2.jpg © Commission du bassin du lac Tchad (CBLT) 02 March 2018 The UNESCO Deputy Director-General, Getachew Engida, officially launched the BIOsphere and Heritage of Lake Chad (BIOPALT) project at the International Confe...Read More