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[29.08.2002] - UNESCO LAUNCHES THE WORLD'S LARGEST ENCYCLOPEDIA ON SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT - Johannesburg/Paris -UNESCO will launch the largest and most comprehensive encyclopedia ever published on sustainable development on September 3, at the World Summit on Sustainable Development.(...)Continue
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[23.08.2002] - WHAT'S THE USE OF OCEAN SCIENCE? - Paris - Although they hit the headlines, flood, drought and famine are often the results of natural, regular and probably predictable cycles lasting a decade or so. They are infrequent, but not unusual - as are the years of plenty that do not make the front page.(...)Continue
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[22.08.2002] - INNOVATIVE MEASURES REQUIRED TO PROTECT INDIGENOUS KNOWLEDGE - Paris - International interest and demand for knowledge developed by indigenous peoples is at an all time high - politically, culturally and financially.(...)Continue
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[22.08.2002] - UNESCO PROMOTES CULTURAL DIVERSITY AND EDUCATION AT WORLD SUMMIT ON SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT - Paris - New trade and environmental agreements alone won't alleviate poverty and unbridled consumption, which are wreaking ecological havoc and deepening economic inequalities the world over.(...)Continue
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[16.08.2002] - DIRECTOR-GENERAL CALLS ON INTERNATIONAL COMMUNITY TO HELP SAVE EUROPEAN HERITAGE DAMAGED BY FLOODS - Paris - UNESCO Director-General Koïchiro Matsuura today called on the international community to mobilize in the rehabilitation of cultural heritage damaged by floods in several European countries.(...)Continue
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[07.08.2002] - DEPLORING THE UPSURGE OF VIOLENCE IN THE MIDDLE EAST, UNESCO DIRECTOR-GENERAL CALLS UPON YOUTH TO DIALOGUE - Paris, August 7 - In a statement issued on Wednesday, Mr Koïchiro Matsuura, Director-General of UNESCO, deplored the recent surge of violence in the Middle East which continues to cause the death of so many civilians, both Palestinian and Israeli.(...)Continue