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Forest Whitaker: "The best way to find yourself is to lose yourself in the service of others". What do you think? From 25 to 27 September UNESCO is hosting the 2nd International Conference on Youth Volunteering & Dialogue.In this event, the youth participants will share experiences and knowledge from their volunteering work related to the main domains of UNESCO’s competence, as well as submitting project proposals for international collaboration to foster the vital values of solidarity, empathy, critical thinking, social engagement and meaningful civic participation. Check all the info on #YouthVolunteering here 👉 http://on.unesco.org/2fm5qqQ
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…and the winners of the 2017 UNESCO-Japan Prize on Education for Sustainable Development are: Zikra for Popular Learning(Zikra Initiative مبادرة ذكرى) from Jordan, the Hard Rain Project from the UK and Sihlengeni Primary School from Zimbabwe. They receive the #ESDprize for their outstanding, innovative projects practicing transformative education and advancing Education for Sustainable Development at the local, regional and international level. Learn more: http://on.unesco.org/2yiUHBw #Education #Agenda2030 #SDGs #SDG4
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Young people have a critical role to play in conflict prevention and in finding solutions to pressing development challenges, specifically when considering the context of a global rise in the proliferation of extremist narratives and violence. The Second International Conference on #YouthVolunteering and Dialogue will take place on 25-27 September at UNESCO HQ in Paris, bringing together young critical thinkers, problem-solvers and innovators from around the world. Click here for more information: http://on.unesco.org/2fm5qqQ
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UNESCO was informed, by several sources on 21 September that military action is intensifying within and around the Archaeological Site of Sabratha in Libya, inscribed on the World Heritage List since 1982. In view of this situation, the Director-General of UNESCO, Irina Bokova, calls on all parties to cease violence and ensure the protection of Sabratha’s invaluable cultural heritage, including its archaeological museum. Read the full article here: http://on.unesco.org/2xY1nZl
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“Freedom of Information makes it possible to verify the existence of everything,” says Christophe Deloire, Secretary General of Reporters sans frontières / Reporters Without Borders / RSF. Learn more about the power of Information by joining the #IPDCtalks this week in Paris. Register now! on.unesco.org/2qVAoH2 You can also tune in for live broadcasting. #AccessToInfo #AccessToInfoDay
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UNESCO Director-General Irina Bokova welcomed the unanimous adoption today of a new UN Security Council Resolution 2379/2017 on Da’esh Accountability and the preservation of evidence of crimes and mass atrocities in Iraq. The main purpose of this resolution is to seek accountability for the crimes committed in Iraq, which includes the establishment of a UN "investigative team" for this purpose. #unite4heritage
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And Gandhi said: "There is no path to peace. Peace is the path". On International Peace Day, let's follow his example and celebrate the power of global solidarity to build a peaceful and sustainable world. Check out special webiste to learn more: http://on.unesco.org/2cQnKmO #PeaceDay🕊️ #Peace #InternationalPeaceDay #Tolerance #Gandhi #HumanRights
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On 21 September we are celebrating the International Day of Peace. Join the celebrations! Visit our website here: on.unesco.org/2cQnKmO
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21 September is International Day of Peace. Let's celebrate today the power of global solidarity for building a peaceful and sustainable world. This has never been so important at a time of unprecedented challenges. New forces of division have emerged, spreading hatred and intolerance. Terrorism is fuelling violence, while violent extremism seek to poison the minds of the vulnerable and young. In the poorest and least-developed parts of the world, climate-related natural disasters are compounding existing fragility, increasing forced migration and heightening the risk of violence. #PeaceDay #Peace #Tolerance #Solidarity #Respect #Development #SDGs #UNESCO
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The world is facing an alarming education crisis. An investment in education today is key to achieving the #GlobalGoals. Join LIVE from #UNGA the event "Financing the Future: Education 2030". Tune in here: http://bit.ly/1TSLHuv #FundEducation
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.@ForestWhitaker: "The best way to find yourself is to lose yourself in the service of others". #YouthVolunteering… https://t.co/wJLk72ugp3
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Check out the #UNESCOCourier issue dedicated to Media, Journalism, Fake News & Critical Thinking… https://t.co/VR4hvOikdp
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News reporting can be rough & ready, but ethical journalism owns up to its errors: https://t.co/GkLQluEUMFhttps://t.co/aTOKDOPEin
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.@HSsaatio renews support to UNESCO/Guillermo Cano Prize for 3 more years. Thanks 4 your commitment to… https://t.co/ivGdRntpBL
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and the winners of the 2017 #ESDprize are:@ZikraInitiative (Jordan),@SihlengeniPry (Zimbabwe) & @Hard_Rain_Proj (UK… https://t.co/ocV2TfRGNh
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What does youth have to say in the face of pressing development challenges? Starting on Monday: #YouthVolunteering… https://t.co/uopSdLvCM5
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⚠️Military action within & around #WorldHeritage Site of Sabratha in #Libya We call on all parties to cease violenc… https://t.co/ml6BKEzpIz
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RT @GEMReport: Two years on from signing #SDG4 into stone, we have little time to waste with empty promises #UNGA #WhosAccountable https://…
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.@UNESCO and @yahadinunum join forces on Holocaust & genocide #education https://t.co/6JIiMn2qvN #HolocaustEducation https://t.co/1TLGdiN24N
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Only 6 days until the #IPDCtalks to celebrate International Day for Universal Access to Information. What does… https://t.co/cjbQLwtFg7
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