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yesterday at 22:20. Facebook
From 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea to Journey to the Center of the Earth to Around the World in 80 Days and through dozens of other works, Jules Verne created a world of wonder and adventure, where the improbable and maybe even the unbelievable seemed not only plausible, but desirable. March 24th marks the 112th anniversary of the death of the celebrated French writer, whose imagination fueled...
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yesterday at 19:42. Facebook
Resolution 2347 is the first ever resolution adopted by the Security Council to focus on Cultural heritage. The unanimous support to the Resolution reflects a new recognition of the importance of heritage protection for peace and security. "Weapons are not enough to defeat violent extremism. Building peace requires culture also; it requires education, prevention, and the transmission of...
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UN Security Council adopts historic resolution for the protection of heritage

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yesterday at 11:47. Facebook
UNESCO Director-General, Irina Bokova, will address today the United Nations Security Council on heritage protection. Bokova’s statement takes place within the debate entitled, “Maintenance of international peace and security: destruction and trafficking of cultural heritage by terrorist groups and in situations of armed conflicts,” and the possible adoption of a UN Security Council Resolution...
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UNESCO Director-General addresses UN Security Council – Watch live at 10am (GMT-4)

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yesterday at 10:44. Facebook
Security Council meeting on destruction and trafficking of cultural heritage by terrorist groups and in situations of armed conflict.

The Security Council will adopt a resolution on the protection of cultural heritage and will then be briefed by Mr. Feltman (Department of Political Affairs, United Nations); Ms. Bokova UNESCO ; Mr. Fedetov UNODC - United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime; and...
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03/23/2017 at 18:34. Facebook
The 2017 L’Oréal-UNESCO For Women in Science Awards Ceremony.
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03/23/2017 at 14:42. Facebook
Watch the 2017 L’Oréal-UNESCO For Women in Science Awards Ceremony LIVE on Facebook.
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L'Oréal-UNESCO For Women in Science
UNESCO
03/23/2017 at 10:48. Facebook
A special interview with Mr Serge Schmemann, Member of the Editorial Board of The New York Times

Follow the debate on #pressfreedom [ Unesco.org Link ]
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03/23/2017 at 10:08. Facebook
Join us for a special interview with Mr Serge Schmemann, Member of the Editorial Board of the The New York Times

Follow the debate on #pressfreedom [ Unesco.org Link ]
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03/23/2017 at 08:00. Facebook
Now underway in Paris!
[UNESCO Colloquium] Journalism under fire: Challenges of our times.
Watch LIVE: [ Unesco.org Link ]

The Oxford Dictionaries’ Word of the Year for 2016 was “post-truth”. We see today the rise of questions that go to the heart of free, independent and professional journalism. We must explore these trends, debate these concepts, and chart new ways forward, together. This...
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03/23/2017 at 01:21. Facebook
In Paris? Stop by our HQ and visit an exhibition on #pressfreedom organized at UNESCO by the Delegation of France and Switzerland to UNESCO.
Date: 22 – 29 March
More info [ Lapresseenliberte.org Link ]
* UNESCO Colloquium 'Journalism under fire: Challenges of our times'. The perspectives shared during the meeting are expected to contribute to the UNESCO flagship series World Trends in...
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03/23/2017 at 00:54. Facebook
A reminder on World Water Day: access to safe water and sanitation services is essential to the human rights and dignity, and the survival, of women and men across the world, especially the most disadvantaged. This is vital for progress across the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development – water links all 17 Sustainable Development Goals and their interconnected targets. Learn more about World...
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03/22/2017 at 19:20. Facebook
In this week’s #YouthOfUNESCO story, 25 year old Mayor, Christian Sorongon discusses the importance of ensuring that more young women and men get involved in politics.
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03/22/2017 at 16:45. Facebook
A colloquium at UNESCO on 23 March will examine the impact of transformations reshaping journalism worldwide, including the challenges of audience fragmentation, dis and misinformation as well as the concept of 'fake news'.

Journalism under fire: challenges of our time will provide an opportunity for leading media experts, journalists and social scientists, as well as representatives of...
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03/22/2017 at 14:50. Facebook
Interviews with 2017 L’Oréal-UNESCO for Women in Science Laureates & International Rising Talents
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03/22/2017 at 14:14. Facebook
In 30 minutes! Tune in to watch Facebook Live interviews with 2017 L’Oréal-UNESCO For Women in Science Laureates & International Rising Talents

More info: [ Unesco.org Link ]

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03/22/2017 at 11:02. Facebook
22 March is World Water Day. Let's limit the discharge of untreated wastewater into nature, not only because it saves lives and strengthens healthy ecosystems, but also to advance sustainable growth. Find out more here >> [ Unesco.org Link ]
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03/22/2017 at 09:12. Facebook
Wastewater is a valuable resource, can you believe it? Consider the huge amounts of domestic, agricultural and industrial wastewater, what if instead of a costly problem these were a resource? Follow UN-Water Facebook Live to find out more on this and all the other findings of "Water, the untapped resource", the 2017 World Water Development Report [ Facebook.com Link ]
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03/21/2017 at 20:07. Facebook
To translate today’s tech breakthroughs into development breakthroughs, we need to harness the power of ICTs to level the inequalities, blogs UNESCO's Irina Bokova

The digital revolution must be a development revolution for all

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03/21/2017 at 20:00. Facebook
In a world of diversity, understanding and respect of others constitute the only possible path. Building walls to keep other people out often means keeping ourselves shut in. Our diversity is a strength: let us learn how to draw on it for the resources of inventiveness, creativity and peace. The more we respect others, the more we respect ourselves. Today is Int Day for Elimination of Racial...
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03/21/2017 at 16:02. Facebook
Coming soon! Exhibition "Us and Them – From Prejudice to Racism" >> [ Unesco.org Link ] #FightRacism