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MEETING OF DIRECTOR GENERAL AND UNESCO GOODWILL AMBASSADORS
UNESCO Director-General Koïchiro Matsuura and 18 UNESCO Goodwill Ambassadors met today at Organization Headquarters to discuss the Ambassadors’ potential contribution and the Organization’s future priorities.
DIRECTOR-GENERAL CONDEMNS MURDER OF RUSSIAN JOURNALIST IGOR DOMNIKOV
UNESCO Director-General Koïchiro Matsuura today condemned criminal attacks on journalists as "attacks on freedom of expression" in response to news of the death on Sunday of Russian journalist Igor Domnikov.
CREATION OF INTERNATIONAL CENTRE FOR TECHNICAL AND VOCATION EDUCATION AND TRAINING IN BONN
UNESCO and the Government of the Federal Republic of Germany today signed an agreement for the creation of a UNESCO International Centre for Technical and Vocational Education and Training in Bonn (Germany).
CLOSE OF GOVERNMENTAL EXPERTS MEETING ON CONVENTION TO PROTECT UNDERWATER CULTURAL HERITAGE
Two-hundred nine governmental experts representing 84 countries ended their third meeting on the Draft Convention on the Protection of Underwater Cultural Heritage at UNESCO Headquarters today reporting progress towards a consensus, notably fine-tuning the definition of cultural heritage to be covered by the Convention.
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