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Selection of the highlights of the past weeks
UNESCO has launched the preparations for the 2022 Transforming Education Summit to be held this September, which will build on the findings of UNESCO’s report on the Futures of Education – “A New Social Contract” for education. Within the framework of the Global Education Cooperation Mechanism and MDG 4 for which UNESCO is the lead agency, Stefania Giannini, Assistant Director-General for Education of UNESCO, and Amina J. Mohammed, Deputy Secretary-General of the United Nations, led an Information Session for Member States.
UNESCO Statement on the military offensive in Ukraine – UNESCO expressed its deep concern and calls for the respect of international law and the preservation of heritage, the safety of journalists and the fundamental right to education – UNESCO Statement on the recent events in Ukraine.
© Ko Hon Chiu Vincent, Kyiv: Saint-Sophia Cathedral and Related Monastic Buildings, Kyiv-Pechersk Lavra
Major Upcoming events
For the 2022 edition of International Women’s Day, UNESCO is proposing, notably: 1) a webinar dedicated to promoting the safety of women journalists, 2) a webinar dedicated to promoting gender equality in access to information, 3) a Round Table organized on the occasion of the launch of the joint UNESCO-IDB-OECD report “The Effects of Artificial Intelligence on Women’s Working Lives” and 4) the launch of the new publication “A Braided River – The Universe of Indian Women in Science” by the New Delhi Office. Share your initiatives with the team in charge of the Gender Equality priority. More information on the dedicated website.
Launch of the reconstruction of the Al-Hadba minaret and the Al-Saa’a and Al-Tahera churches in Mosul and inauguration of several dozen historic houses for which the reconstruction is almost complete. The project “Reviving the Spirit of Mosul” is conducted in partnership with the United Arab Emirates and the European Union, with contributions from Germany and Japan. Find the mini-series documentary on the progress of the work and the portraits of Mosul on Twitter, every other Friday..
Also to be followed:
- 28th session of the International Advisory Committee for Biosphere Reserves (28 February-4 March)
- World Engineering Day for Sustainable Development (4 March)
- Launch of World Trends in Freedom of Expression and Media Development Global Report (originally scheduled for February 24, postponed to March 10)
- Launch of the World Water Development Report 2022 “Groundwater: Making the invisible, visible” (21 March)
- 9th World Water Forum (21-26 March)
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