2002 - Français  



[29.07.2002] - WHERE HAVE ALL THE BEACHES GONE? - Paris - When some of the 27 million international tourists visiting Africa go to relax by the ocean this summer, they could find the beach is no longer there. The coastline is receding at 1-2 metres per year in parts of Côte d'Ivoire, Gambia and other African countries.(...)Continue
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[25.07.2002] - THIRD MEETING OF THE WORKING GROUP ON EDUCATION FOR ALL - Paris - More than 100 million children around the world, most of them girls, do not go to school. If nothing is done, they will join the 875 million adults who are illiterate.(...)Continue
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[25.07.2002] - UNESCO RALLIES JAPANESE PUBLIC TO PRESERVE AFGHANISTAN'S CULTURAL HERITAGE - Tokyo / Paris - As Afghans start rebuilding their country with the help of the international community, it is more urgent than ever to make the public in donor countries aware of what is needed.(...)Continue
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[09.07.2002] - REBUILDING AFGHANISTAN’S EDUCATION SYSTEM - UNESCO is seeking some US$27 million dollars to help Afghanistan rebuild a sustainable education system and to meet the country's most urgent education needs, in particular the rehabilitation of Kabul University to jump-start higher education, training for education managers and teachers, and the development of non-formal and distance education to tackle one of the world's highest rates of illiteracy.(...)Continue

[09.07.2002] - DIRECTOR-GENERAL COMMITS UNESCO’S COOPERATION WITH THE G-8 IN DRIVE FOR UNIVERSAL EDUCATION - Paris, July 9 - UNESCO Director-General Koïchiro Matsuura has written to Canadian Prime Minister Jean Chrétien in the aftermath of the G-8 Summit in Kananaskis assuring UNESCO’s co-operation with the group of the most industrialized countries in their support of universal education.(...)Continue

[08.07.2002] - LAUREATES OF UNESCO LITERACY PRIZES 2002 - Paris, July 8 - UNESCO’s international literacy prizes this year go to projects and programmes in Egypt, Eritrea, Uganda and Pakistan. An international jury met in Paris from July 1 to 5 to decide the laureates of the International Reading Association Prize, the Noma Prize and the two King Sejong Literacy Prizes. The Malcolm Adiseshiah Prize was not awarded this year.(...)Continue