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16 Mar 2005 16/03/2005 - Finalists chosen for “Mondialogo Engineering Award”
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10/3/2005 - Participate in the online consultations for the 2006 Education for All Global Monitoring Report (GMR)10 Mar 2005 10/3/2005 - Participate in the online consultations for the 2006 Education for All Global Monitoring Report (GMR)


During the next two weeks, you are invited to particiapte in the international consultation on the detailed outline for the 2006 report on literacy. More

09 Mar 2005 09/03/2005 - Funding Granted To 51 New Media Projects In Developing Countries
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07 Mar 2005 07/03/2005 - Director-General condemns the murder of magazine editor Elmar Huseinov in Azerbaijan
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07 Mar 2005 07/03/2005 - OPEC Fund/UNESCO project on mitigation of HIV/AIDS crisis in Asia through education
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03 Mar 2005 04/03/2005 - Palestine International Book Fair to open in Ramallah after a four-year interruption
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03/03/2005 - Science needs women03 Mar 2005 03/03/2005 - Science needs women
Five remarkable women physicists receive the L’ORÉAL – UNESCO For Women in Science Award for 2005, International Year of Physics. Promoting women of science. The Laureates work in the most promising areas of physics: nanoscience or quantum physics. More

02 Mar 2005 03/03/2005 - Director-General condemns murder of Iraqi journalist Raeda Mohammed Wageh Wazzan
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01 Mar 2005 01/03/2005 - Cooperation agreement signed by UNESCO and NASA
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23 Feb 2005 22/02/2005 - Macedonian baritone Boris Trajanov named UNESCO Artist for Peace

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21 Feb 2005 21/02/2005 - Timetable for a Global Tsunami Early Warning System

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16 Feb 2005 16/02/2005 - UNESCO Director-General concerned by attacks on freedom of expression in Nepal

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16 Feb 2005 16/02/2005 - Eleven States Ratify Intangible Cultural Heritage Convention

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11 Feb 2005 11/02/2005 - Intergovernmental Committee for Promoting the Return of Cultural Property to its Countries of Origin or its Restitution in Case of Illicit Appropriation ends 13th session

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09 Feb 2005 09/02/2005 - UNESCO Director-General calls for release of Italian journalist Giuliana Sgrena
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Chile: positive lessons from a tragedy04 Feb 2005 Chile: positive lessons from a tragedy
The tsunami that devastated the Indian Ocean’s coastline clearly demonstrated the need to create, at global level, a warning system similar to that used in the Pacific Ocean. Continue | Arabic

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01 Feb 2005 01/02/2005 - Agreement between Lithuania and the Russian Federation keeps Curonian Spit off List of World Heritage in Danger
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31 Jan 2005 31/01/2005 - Director-General calls for release of French journalist Florence Aubenas and Iraqi translator Hussein Hanoun al-Saadi
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31 Jan 2005 31/01/2005 - Brenz Band appointed UNESCO Artist for Peace
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UNESCO Director-General announces interim tsunami alert system29 Jan 2005 UNESCO Director-General announces interim tsunami alert system
Paris, January 29 – UNESCO and its Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission (IOC) are in the process of developing an interim tsunami alert system in the Indian Ocean which will cover the region while a longer-term fully-fledged system is put in place.
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Photo: Oceanographic buoys
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27 Jan 2005 26/01/2005 - First meeting of experts on the cultural heritage of the Old City of Jerusalem
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26/01/2005 - 26 Jan 2005 26/01/2005 - "The world community cannot put the darkest pages of the twentieth century behind it for good"

Statement by the Director-General of UNESCO, Koïchiro Matsuura, on the occasion of the 60th anniversary of the liberation of the Camp of Auschwitz.

“For the first time in its history, the General Assembly of the United Nations has decided to commemorate the anniversary of the liberation of the nazi concentration camps, lest the world ever forgets what it failed to prevent. More

26 Jan 2005 19/01/2005 - International Flood Initiative launched at World Conference on Disaster Reduction
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Experts, political leaders and private sector participants team up to preserve the diversity of species24 Jan 2005 Experts, political leaders and private sector participants team up to preserve the diversity of species
24 January 2005 - The International Conference on Biodiversity: Science and Governance, taking place at UNESCO Headquarters seeks to help stem the alarming rate of extinction of living species and destruction of their ecosystems. More | Arabic More

24 Jan 2005 14/01/2004 - International Conference on Biodiversity: Science and Governance
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13 Jan 2005 13/01/2005 - Director-General condemns assassination of Colombian radio journalist Julio Palacios
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07 Jan 2005 07/01/2005 - Eight Nobel Prize laureates launch International Year of Physics at UNESCO
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UNESCO plans global tsunami warning system04 Jan 2005 UNESCO plans global tsunami warning system

13/01/2005 - The organization is working towards the establishment of a global system that would be operational by June 2007. Continue

  • See also: Special session on tsunami early warning system to be held at UN World Disaster Reduction Conference in Kobe, Japan

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  • UNESCO offers tsunami assistance to countries in South Asia29 Dec 2004 UNESCO offers tsunami assistance to countries in South Asia
    The Director-General of UNESCO, Koïchiro Matsuura, has offered UNESCO’s support to the countries devastated by the earthquake off the coast of Sumatra and the ensuing tsunami, and expressed his sorrow at the tragic loss of life in the region. More | Arabic
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  • UNESCO stands ready to extend tsunami watch system to Indian Ocean
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  • 28 Dec 2004 28/12/2004 - OPEC and UNESCO create AIDS project for twelve countries in Asia and the Arab world
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    23 Dec 2004 23/12/2004 - Successful completion of joint UNESCO/Japan project for preservation of Bamiyan (Afghanistan)
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    23 Dec 2004 23/12/2004 - First anniversary of the earthquake at World Heritage city of Bam (Iran)
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    21 Dec 2004 21/12/2004 - Director-General welcomes release of French journalists Christian Chesnot and Georges Malbrunot
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    21 Dec 2004 21/12/2004 - Director-General condemns the killing of Gambian journalist Deyda Hydara
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  • 16 Dec 2004 16/12/2004 - New books and laboratory equipment en route for Iraq's universities
    Four containers of laboratory equipment, along with supplies of up-to-date reference books and students textbooks are on their way to Iraq as part of an international effort to revitalize the country’s universities and its higher education system. More

    16 Dec 2004 16/12/2004 - UNESCO Director-General welcomes release of two Laotian political prisoners
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    10 Dec 2004 10/12/2004 - Vitit Muntarbhorn from Thailand wins 2004 UNESCO prize for Human Rights Education
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    10 Dec 2004 10/12/2004 - European coalition of cities against racism launched in Nuremberg Press Release No 2004 - 120
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    10 Dec 2004 Tirana Summit commits to foster inter-ethnic and inter-religious dialogue
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    08 Dec 2004 08/12/2004 - Sport prizes awarded by UNESCO and the International Committee for fair play UNESCOPRESS
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    The New Courier - The Slave Trade:  A Peculiar Cultural Odyssey02 Dec 2004 The New Courier - The Slave Trade: A Peculiar Cultural Odyssey
    UNESCO observes the closing of the International Year to Commemorate the Struggle against Slavery and its Abolition. More

    26 Nov 2004 26/11/2004 - UNESCO-CBC Business Forum to highlight innovative programmes run by businesses to fight HIV/AIDS
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    1st December: World AIDS Day - Girls, women and HIV/AIDS19 Nov 2004 1st December: World AIDS Day - Girls, women and HIV/AIDS
    UNESCO joins other UN agencies to combat the virus through education, science, culture and communication.
  • Message from the Director-General
  • Education: A vaccine for HIV/AIDS -Dossier in The New Courier
  • UNESCO & HIV/AIDS
  • AIDS and Culture
  • Communication, Information and HIV/AIDS
  • Women & HIV/AIDS
  • Scientists & HIV/AIDS

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  • 19 Nov 2004 19/11/2004 - Release from jail of UNESCO/Guillermo Cano World Press Freedom Prize laureate U WIN TIN
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    17 Nov 2004 18/11/2004 - UNESCO.ORG , now in Spanish!
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    17 Nov 2004 17/11/2004 - Microsoft and UNESCO sign cooperation agreement to help bridge the digital divide
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    10 Nov 2004 10/11/2004 - Launch of Israeli-Palestinian Science Organization (IPSO)
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    10 Nov 2004 10/11/2004 - Milu Villela designated UNESCO Goodwill Ambassador for Inclusive Education
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    09 Nov 2004 9/11/2004 - INTEL, UNESCO to develop Guidelines for Worldwide Teacher Technology Training
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