UNESCO and Qatar to launch international fund for Iraqi higher educationParis – The First Lady of Qatar and UNESCO Special Envoy for Basic and Higher Education, Her Highness Sheikah Mozah Bint Nasser Al Misnad, and UNESCO Director-General Koïchiro Matsuura, will sign an agreement on Monday June 23 (11 a.m.), establishing an International Fund for Iraqi Higher Education.
The Fund will be managed jointly by UNESCO and the Qatar Foundation for Education, Science and Community Development, a non-profit organization chaired by Her Highness. It will be financed by an initial contribution from the State of Qatar and will serve to provide immediate and long-term assistance for the reconstruction of Higher Education in Iraq.
|Source||Media Advisory No 2003 - 57|
|Publication Date||21 Jun 2003|