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"Un humanitaire complexe dans un monde complexe " (Salle IX - Siège de l'UNESCO, Paris; 26/09/2002 - 15h30 à 18h - )
Conférence-débat organisée en partenariat avec le Secteur des sciences sociales et humaines de l'UNESCO, par le Groupe URD - Urgence Réhabilitation Développement. More

Conférence internationale sur la recharge artificielle des eaux souterraines (Adélaïde, Australie; 23/09/2002 - 26/09/2002)
Organisée par l'UNESCO, l'Association internationale des hydrologues (AIH) et les autorités australiennes, cette rencontre internationale réunira environ 300 experts de toutes les régions du monde, More

La rencontre des rationalités (Porto Novo, Bénin; 18/09/2002 - 22/09/2002)
Conférence internationale de philosophie et sciences humaines organisée dans le cadre de la série " Les Chemins de la pensée " (voir annonce du 3 au Brésil) avec le Conseil international de la philosophie et des sciences humaines et More

Troisième colloque international des recherches féministes francophones (Toulouse, France; 17/09/2002 - 22/09/2002)
Sous le patronage de l'UNESCO, l'Université de Toulouse-Le Mirail organise le Troisième colloque international des recherches féministes francophones, baptisé " Ruptures, résistances, utopies ". More

Conférence internationale sur le trafic illicite de biens culturels (Moscou, Fédération de Russie; 17/09/2002 - 20/09/2002)
Organisée par l'UNESCO et le ministère de la Culture de la Fédération de Russie, cette conférence internationale traitera de la législation internationale, More

Le patrimoine culturel immatériel, miroir de la diversité culturelle (Istanbul, Turquie; 16/09/2002 - 17/09/2002)
Table ronde d'une soixantaine de ministres de la Culture, ouverte par le Directeur général de l'UNESCO, Koïchiro Matsuura, le Président de la Turquie, Ahmet Necdet Sezer, et l'ancien Secrétaire général des Nations Unies, Javier Perez de Cuellar. More

Premier séminaire international sur la promotion de médias indépendants et pluralistes en Afghanistan (Hôtel Intercontinental - Kaboul, Afghanistan; 03/09/2002 - 05/09/2002)
Ce séminaire de trois jours portera sur le développement des médias indépendants et pluralistes de la presse écrite et audiovisuelle et des médias électroniques en Afghanistan. More

Horizons de la mémoire (Rio de Janeiro, Brésil; 03/09/2002 - 05/09/2002)
Conférence internationale de philosophie et sciences humaines organisée par l'UNESCO, l'ORDECC-Colegio do Brasil et la Fondation Biblioteca nacional do Brasil, More

Eduquer pour un avenir durable : actions, engagements et partenariats (Summer Place, Zone 1 - Johannesburg, Afrique du Sud; 01-09-2002 10:00 pm - 02-09-2002 10:00 pm )
Eduquer non seulement à l'école, mais aussi en dehors de celle-ci, tout au long de la vie, c'est cette vision de l'éducation et son importance cruciale dans le processus de développement durable que l'UNESCO met en avant au Sommet de Johannesburg.. More

Diversité culturelle, diversité biologique et développement durable (Hôtel Intercontinental, Mareola South Room, Fleet Street, Sindhurst, Sandton Summer - Johannesburg, Afrique du Sud; 02-09-2002 10:00 pm - 02-09-2002 10:00 pm )
Comment lutter contre la pauvreté tout en défendant aussi bien la diversité biologique que la diversité culturelle ?. More

Journée internationale de l'alphabétisation (Foyer I, Salles I, III, IV, VI, VIII et VIIIbis - Siège de l'UNESCO, Paris; 08-09-2002 10:00 pm - 09-09-2002 10:00 pm )
A l'occasion de la Journée internationale de l'alphabétisation (8 septembre), célébrée chaque année depuis 1967, l'UNESCO organise une table ronde (le 9 septembre, de 14h à 18h, Salle IV) autour du thème. More

Media and Good Governance (seminar) (Amman (Jordan); 29-09-2002 10:00 pm - 02-10-2002 10:00 pm )
Journalists and media people from Algeria, Egypt, Jordan, Lebanon, Morocco, the Palestinian Authority, Tunisia, Syria and Yemen will gather to exchange ideas, experiences and knowledge about the media and democracy in the Arab world.. More

International meeting of experts on the return of cultural property and the fight against trafficking (Seoul (South Korea), Tower Hotel; 29-09-2002 10:00 pm - 02-10-2002 10:00 pm )
Many negotiations between countries about the return of cultural property are hampered by legal disparities, conflicting national interests and lack of infrastructure for conservation.. More

17th European Congress of Hebrew Studies (UNESCO Headquarters, Paris; 29-09-2002 10:00 pm - 02-10-2002 10:00 pm )
This congress, under the patronage of UNESCO, is organized by the World Hebrew Union, the University of Paris VIII, the European Journal of Hebrew Studies and a UNESCO chair n interreligious studies.. More

Design 21 competition: Continuous Connection (exhibition) and prize-giving ceremony (Ségur Hall, Foyer I, UNESCO Headquarters, Paris; 29-09-2002 10:00 pm - 24-10-2002 10:00 pm )
This biennial competition was set up in 1995 by UNESCO and the Felissimo Group of Japan to encourage young talent around the world and promote communication and exchange between creative people from different cultures.. More

Preview of the film "Angkor, la forêt de pierre" (Cinema, UNESCO Headquarters, Paris; 30-09-2002 10:00 pm - )
A 52-minute documentary co-produced by Tarns Europ Film and ARTE and written and directed by Jean-Claude Lubchansky, based on the book by Bruno Dagens.. More

Meeting of the international jury for the 2002 UNESCO-Madanjeet Singh Prize for Tolerance and Non-Violence (Room XVI, UNESCO Headquarters, Paris; 02-10-2002 10:00 pm - 03-10-2002 10:00 pm )
This $100,000 prize, awarded every two years, was set up in 1995 by Indian artist, writer and diplomat Madanjeet Singh, a former activist in Mahatma Gandhi's non-violence movement.. More

Award of SIBI Prize to UNESCO (Gijón (Spain); 03-10-2002 10:00 pm - )
UNESCO's Assistant Director-General for Social and Human Sciences, Pierre Sané, will receive this prize on behalf of UNESCO on October 4 (7 p.m.) at the closing session of the 2nd World Conference on Bioethics at Gijón's Palacio de Congresos de la Feria Internacional de Muestras de Asturias from the International Society of Bioethics (SIBI).. More

165th meeting of the UNESCO Executive Board (Room X, UNESCO Headquarters, Paris; 06-10-2002 10:00 pm - 16-10-2002 10:00 pm )
The 58 members of the Board, chaired by Aziza Bennani of Morocco, will discuss the Director-General's progress report on the last General Conference's work programme and his preliminary proposals for the 2004-05 programme and budget.. More

"The Slave Route" (exhibition) (Ramp and hall Room X, corridors X and XI, UNESCO Headquarters, Paris; 06-10-2002 10:00 pm - 16-10-2002 10:00 pm )
Started by UNESCO in 1994, the Slave Route Project aims to study the slave trade, increase knowledge about its roots and modalities and highlight the interactions it provoked in the Americas, the Caribbean and the Indian Ocean.. More

Evening of Venezuelan poetry (Cinema, UNESCO Headquarters, Paris; 07-10-2002 10:00 pm - )
This event is organized by the Venezuelan delegation to UNESCO as a tribute to two of the country's best-known poets, Rafael Cadenas and Eugenio Montejo.. More

"Bicentenary of the birth of mathematician Niels-Henrik Abel" (exhibition) (7th floor hallway, UNESCO Headquarters, Paris; 07-10-2002 10:00 pm - 24-10-2002 10:00 pm )
Presented by the Norwegian delegation to UNESCO,the exhibition presents through posters and selected articles the life and work of this famous Norwegian (1802-29).. More

Oceans and Sustainable Development (Room III, UNESCO Headquarters, Paris; 09-10-2002 10:00 pm - )
IOC/NAUSICAA press conference on the 2nd International Meeting of "Acting together for the future of the blue planet". More

Virtual Congress NICT/World Heritage (Paris, Beijing, Dakar, Alexandria and Tours; 14-10-2002 10:00 pm - 23-10-2002 10:00 pm )
These seven conferences in different countries about "World Heritage in the Digital Age" (organized by UNESCO's World Heritage Centre) will discuss how NICT can help preserve and manage world heritage.. More

Inauguration of the Alexandria Library (Alexandria (Egypt); 15-10-2002 10:00 pm - )
The new Bibliotheca Alexandrina will b eofficially opened by Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak at a ceremony attended by other heads of state and top officials.. More

International Day for the Eradication of Poverty ((room to be confirmed), UNESCO Headquarters, Paris; 16-10-2002 10:00 pm - )
To mark this day, UNESCO and the ATD Fourth World Movement will give a voice to the victims of poverty, with a meeting between human rights experts and the poor to discuss how poverty is a violation of basic rights.. More

International Symposium of Cultural Statistics (Montreal (Canada); 20-10-2002 10:00 pm - 22-10-2002 10:00 pm )
This conference, called "Statistics in the Wake of Challenges Posed by Cultural Diversity in a Globalisation Context" and organized by UNESCO's Institute of Statistics and Quebec's Observatoire de la culture et des communications, will focus on how to ensure people have access to their own culture.. More

Reading about Cities (public discussion) (Maison des Sciences de l'Homme, 54 bd Raspail, 75006, Paris; 22-10-2002 10:00 pm - )
This will centre on the launching of the book "Les divisions de la ville," jointly published by UNESCO and the Maison des Sciences de l'Homme.. More

Celebration of Masada and the Old City of Acre being added to the World Heritage List (Room XI, UNESCO Headquarters, Paris; 23-10-2002 10:00 pm - )
This event is organized by the Israeli delegation to UNESCO and the Consistory of Paris to better inform the public about Masada and the Old City of Acre, the first two Israeli sites to be inscribed on the World Heritage List in 2001.. More

Media workshop on cultural heritage - the UNESCO Convention is 30 years old (Room V, UNESCO Headquarters, Paris; 24-10-2002 10:00 pm - )
Saving cultural heritage is one of UNESCO's best-known activities. Its spectacular rescue of the temples at Abu Simbel from the floodwaters of the Nile in the 1970s, thanks to the extraordinary solidarity of the international community, was an excellent example.. More

8th International African Crafts Fair/UNESCO Crafts Prize (Ouagadougou (Burkina Faso); 24-10-2002 10:00 pm - 02-11-2002 11:00 pm )
The 2002 UNESCO International Crafts Prize for Africa will be presented at the fair. The theme of this year's Prize competition was "interior decoration and the arts of the table." The total value of the prize is $10,000.. More

3rd Nigeria Fashion Show (2002) (Room I, UNESCO Headquarters, Paris; 25-10-2002 10:00 pm - )
The collections of the 10 best designers from Africa, and especially Nigeria, will be on display at a show organized by the Nigerian firm Legendary Gold, with support from the association ANAMAC, the Nigerian culture and tourism ministry and the Nigerian delegation to UNESCO.. More

Global Mountain Summit (Bishkek (Kirghizistan); 28-10-2002 11:00 pm - 31-10-2002 11:00 pm )
This is being organized by the Kirghiz government, helped by several UN bodies (UNESCO, FAO, UNEP and the UNDP), and is the high point of the current UN International Year of Mountains proclaimed by the UN General Assembly to make people more aware of the need for sustainable development of mountainous regions.. More

Clearing House for Literary Translation website goes on line: www.unesco.org/lit (; 03-11-2002 11:00 pm - )
This new UNESCO site aims to be a source of information and advice and a meeting-place for anyone (translators, publishers, researchers, librarians and teachers) looking for little known works of literature to bring before the public.. More

Virtual Congress / World Heritage (Strasbourg (France) and Mexico City; 04-11-2002 11:00 pm - 07-11-2002 11:00 pm )
This series of seven conferences around the world, organized by UNESCO, will focus on "World Heritage in the Digital Age" - how the new information and communications technology can help preserve and manage the world's heritage.. More

Bureau meeting of the Man and the Biosphere (MAB) programme (Room XVI, UNESCO Headquarters, Paris; 05-11-2002 11:00 pm - 07-11-2002 11:00 pm )
Several new biosphere reserves will be announced on November 8 after a meeting of the Bureau of the International Coordinating Council of UNESCO's MAB programme, which already has a network of 408 sites in 94 countries.. More

European ministerial conference to prepare for the World Summit on the Information Society (WSIS) (Bucharest (Romania); 06-11-2002 11:00 pm - 08-11-2002 11:00 pm )
This will bring together representatives of governments, international organisations, the private sector and civil society.. More

International conference on managing private property in historic city centres in European countries in transition (Pecs (Hungary); 06-11-2002 11:00 pm - 08-11-2002 11:00 pm )
This project aims to help governments and local authorities in 11 Central and Eastern European countries improve the management and preservation of private property in historic places and cities.. More

Preparation for World Heritage Convention Congress in Venice (Italy; 10-11-2002 11:00 pm - 11-11-2002 11:00 pm )
In the run-up to this congress, a number of workshops on different topics will be held in several Italian cities.. More

Pygmy communities: human rights, development and cultural diversity (Cameroon; 10-11-2002 11:00 pm - 14-11-2002 11:00 pm )
This inter-agency conference on pygmy communities is organized by the local office of the UN High Commission for Human Rights, the International Labour Organization and UNESCO.. More

World Science Day for Peace and Development (Room I, UNESCO Headquarters, Paris; 11-11-2002 11:00 pm - )
Representatives of scientific communities around the world will lead panel discussions to mark this Day, which will be opened by UNESCO Director-General Koichiro Matsuura.. More

Press conference to present Education for All's new Global Monitoring Report 2002 (London (UK), UN Information Centre; 12-11-2002 11:00 pm - )
This report on the international community's progress in fulfilling commitments made at the April 2000 Dakar World Education Forum will be presented by British education and development expert Prof. Christopher Colclough.. More

Audiovisual Services: Improving Participation of Developing Countries (Geneva (Switzerland); 12-11-2002 11:00 pm - 14-11-2002 11:00 pm )
This meeting, organized by the UN Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) and UNESCO, aims to give experts in audiovisual services and trade negotiators a chance to look at different aspects of the sector as part of an international public debate.. More

World Forum of UNESCO Chairs and 10th anniversary of the UNITWIN Programme (Rooms I, II, IV, IX, XI and XII, UNESCO Headquarters, Paris; 12-11-2002 11:00 pm - 14-11-2002 11:00 pm )
The number of Chairs and inter-university networks has grown from 17 when the UNITWIN/UNESCO Programme was started in 1992 to more than 500 today, in more than 500 institutions in 113 pays.. More

Celebration of the 30th anniversary of the World Heritage Convention (Venice (Italy); 13-11-2002 11:00 pm - 15-11-2002 11:00 pm )
Adopted in Paris on 16 November 1972, this Convention to protect the world's cultural and natural heritage came into force in December 1975 after 20 countries had ratified it.. More

Symposium Freedom of Expression in the Information Society (Room XI, UNESCO Headquarters, Paris; 14-11-2002 11:00 pm - 15-11-2002 11:00 pm )
Freedom of expression in the information society will be the subject of this international symposium held as part of preparations for the World Summit on the Information Society, (Geneva 2003 and Tunis 2005).. More

UNESCO international conference on the Silk Roads 2002 (Xi'an (China); 17-11-2002 11:00 pm - 20-11-2002 11:00 pm )
The UNESCO Silk Roads Study Project, begun in 1988, aims to highlight the whole process of cultural exchanges along the ancient routes that in the 19th century were given the fabled name of The Silk Roads.. More

"A child in my street," an exhibition by the Air France Foundation (Ségur Hall, UNESCO Headquarters, Paris; 17-11-2002 11:00 pm - 05-12-2002 11:00 pm )
This photo exhibition about the social and economic integration of street children, especially through cultural and artistic activity aims to show the progress, work and ways of expression of street children.. More

"A child on my street," an exhibition by the Air France Foundation (Hall Ségur, UNESCO Headquarters, Paris; 17-11-2002 11:00 pm - 05-12-2002 11:00 pm )
This is about the social and economic integration of street children, especially through cultural and artistic activity, and aims to show the progress, work and ways of expression of these youngsters with photo and audiovisual reports and written and other material.. More

2nd High-Level Group Meeting on Education for All ( Abuja (Nigeria); 18-11-2002 11:00 pm - 19-11-2002 11:00 pm )
Participants will consider the international community's progress towards "education for all.". More



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