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UNESCO’s Soft Power Today - Opening Ceremony, pt.1: presentation. ©UNESCO TV 2017
UNESCO’s Soft Power Today - Opening Ceremony, pt.1: presentation

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UNESCO HQ, 30 June 2017

Opening ceremony of UNESCO's Soft Power Today Conference; a presentation by Gülser Corat and Irina Bokova.

UNESCO fulfils its mission through advocacy for peace and development and through the soft power of persuasion. To highlight this key instrument, UNESCO organized a series of thematic conferences within the framework of “UNESCO’s Soft Power Today”. The series were launched on June 30 2017 with a high-level conference on “Fostering Women’s Empowerment and Leadership”, highlighting Gender Equality as one of UNESCO’s two global priorities.
The conference gathered over 50 high-level personalities and renowned experts from around the world and served as a platform to celebrate UNESCO’s achievements and to identify promising pathways for inclusive and innovative partnerships to work on women and girls’ empowerment and leadership.

Place/region: UNESCO HQ
Type: Speech
Authors and personalities: Irina Bokova, speaker ; Gülser Corat, speaker.
Production: UNESCO TV, producer. UNESCO GEN, sponsor.
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