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    Her Highness Sheikha Mozah of Qatar delivers the closing speech for an international conference on the education in Iraq.
    Sheikha Mozah addressing conference.JPGOn the 1st November 2008, Her Highness Sheikha Mozah Bint Nasser Al Misned, First Lady of Qatar, UNESCO Special Envoy for Basic and Higher Education and Chairperson of the Qatar Foundation for Education, Science and Community Development, joined Mr Koichiro Matsuura, Director General of UNESCO in closing the international Conference on the Right to Education in Crisis-Affected Countries, entitled ‘Stop Jeopardizing the Future of Iraq’. The conference attracted more than 200 participants and was held under the high auspices of Her Highness Sheikha Mozah. It took place in UNESCO headquarters in Paris and was enriched by the presence of many notable personalities such as former United Nations Secretary-General, Mr. Boutros Boutros Ghali, the President of the Parliamentary Education Committee of Iraq, Dr Alaa Makki, the Minister of Education of Iraq, Dr Khudair Al-Khuza and Member of European Parliament and Chair of the AMAR International Charitable Foundation, Baroness Emma Nicholson de Winterbourne. More

    Jordi Savall and Montserrat Figueras designated UNESCO Artists for Peace
    Savall-&-Figueras_tn.jpgRenowned Spanish viola da gambist, conductor and composer Jordi Savall and soprano Montserrat Figueras were designated UNESCO Artists for Peace by the Director-General, Koïchiro Matsuura, in a ceremony at Organization Headquarters on 17 June in the presence of Ambassador Maria Jesús San Segundo, Spain’s Permanent Delegate to UNESCO. More

    Mehriban Aliyeva organizes an International Conference on Expanding the Role of Women in Cross Cultural Dialogue
    Baku1_tn.jpgOn 10 June 2008 Mrs Mehriban Aliyeva, First Lady of the Republic of Azerbaijan and UNESCO Goodwill Ambassador, opened the Baku International Conference on Expanding the Role of Women in Cross Cultural Dialogue. More

    Eighth Annual Meeting of UNESCO Goodwill Ambassadors
    Annual-Meeting_tn.jpgOn 20 May 2008 UNESCO Director-General Mr Koïchiro Matsuura opened the 8th Annual Meeting of UNESCO Goodwill Ambassadors at the Organization’s Headquarters in Paris. More

    Mehriban Aliyeva hosts the UNESCO Regional Literacy Conference - HRH Princess Firyal and HE Mrs Vigdís Finnbogadóttir chair panels
    BAKU_tn.jpgMrs Mehriban Aliyeva, First Lady of Azerbaijan, UNESCO Goodwill Ambassador and President of the Heydar Aliyev Foundation, hosted the fifth in the series of the UNESCO Regional Conferences in Support of Global Literacy from 14 to 16 May 2008 in Baku, Azerbaijan. More

    Maria de Medeiros visits Mozambique in her capacity as UNESCO Artist for Peace
    matalana 2_tn.jpgMs Maria de Medeiros, the Portuguese actress, filmmaker, singer and UNESCO Artist for Peace, visited Mozambique from 25 to 30 April 2008, for a concert within the context of the International Music Festival of Maputo. More

    Azerbaijani musician Franghiz Ali-Zadeh designated UNESCO Artist for Peace
    Franghiz-Ali-zadeh_.jpgThe UNESCO Director-General, Mr Koïchiro Matsuura, designated the Azerbaijani musician Mrs Franghiz Ali-Zadeh UNESCO Artist for Peace, in a ceremony held on 3 April 2008 at Organization Headquarters, in the presence of notably His Excellency Mr Elçin Efendiyev, Vice Prime Minister of the Republic of Azerbaijan, and Her Excellency Mrs Eleonora Husseinova, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Permanent Delegate of the Republic of Azerbaijan to UNESCO. More

    Maria de Medeiros designated UNESCO Artist for Peace
    Maria-de-Medeiros_tn.jpgThe Portuguese actress and film director Maria de Medeiros was designated UNESCO Artist for Peace by the Director-General, Mr Koïchiro Matsuura, at a ceremony held at Organization Headquarters on 17 March in the presence of the Portuguese Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs and Cooperation, Mr João Gomes Cravinho. More

    Indonesian actress and producer Christine Hakim designated UNESCO Goodwill Ambassador
    C.-Hakim.jpgThe Indonesian actress and producer, Christine Hakim, was designated UNESCO Goodwill Ambassador for Teacher Education in South East Asia by the Organization’s Director-General, Koïchiro Matsuura, at a ceremony in Bali (Indonesia) on March 11, held as part of the seventh Ministerial meeting of the nine most populous countries (E9) on Education for All. More

    Foundation chaired by Mehriban Aliyeva inaugurates a new school for girls in Muzaffarabad, Pakistan
    Girls-school.jpgOn 8 February 2008, a delegation of the Heydar Aliyev Foundation, sent by Mrs Mehriban Aliyeva, First Lady of the Republic of Azerbaijan and UNESCO Goodwill Ambassador, inaugurated a newly-built school for girls in the city of Muzaffarabad, Pakistan. More


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