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  • HRH Princess Firyal meets with the Director-General to discuss education issues

    01-03-2007 1:00 pm Her Royal Highness Princess Firyal, UNESCO Goodwill Ambassador for the Education for All initiative, met with the Director-General of UNESCO, Mr Koïchiro Matsuura, on 1 March 2007 in New York, USA.

    During the work meeting, Her Royal Highness and the Director-General also talked about Princess Firyal’s activities to promote the Education for All initiative as well as her support for the up coming regional literacy conferences organized by UNESCO.

    Within the framework of the UN Literacy Decade (2003-2012) and UNESCO’s Literacy Initiative for Empowerment (LIFE) and as a follow-up to the White House Conference on Global Literacy (September 2006, New York, USA), two of six regional conferences on world literacy will be hosted by UNESCO Celebrity Advocates in 2007 and 2008. Her Highness Sheikha Mozah Bint Nasser Al-Missned, UNESCO Special Envoy for Basic and Higher Education, hosted the regional conference for the Arab region in Doha, Qatar in March 2007. Mrs Mehriban Aliyeva, First Lady of Azerbaijan and UNESCO Goodwill Ambassador, will host the regional conference for the Caucasian region in Azerbaijan in 2008.

  • Read more about HRH Princess Firyal and her activities for UNESCO
  • Read more about UNESCO's LIFE initiative

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