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UN Press Conference in Islamabad on the Pakistan Flood. ©UNESCO Islamabad 2010
UN Press Conference in Islamabad on the Pakistan Flood

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On 31 August 2010, Ms Irina Bokova, Director General of the United Nations Educational, Cultural and Scientific Organization UNESCO visited flood affected regions of Pakistan and participated in a joint UN press conference. "I am here together with my UN colleagues,” said Irina Bokova “to express UNESCO's friendship and solidarity to Pakistan. We are present to help rebuild the education system, to protect the country's rich cultural heritage, and to share with the Pakistani people our scientific expertise to manage and avert such risks in the future”

on this subject: UNESCO Director-General website

Place/country: Pakistan,
Type: Speech
Credits: UNESCO Islamabad (publisher), UNESCO Islamabad (producer).
Published in: 2010

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