07.11.2013 - Africa Department

Information meeting on the General History of Africa

In the context of the General Conference, and within the framework of the project on the Pedagogical Use of the General History of Africa (GHA), UNESCO will organise an information meeting concerning the progress of this project, its recent advances with the launch of the 9th volume and the requirements for its continuation. The meeting will take place on Friday 8 November from 14.00 to 15.00 in room XI at UNESCO Headquarters.

The main goal of this project is to contribute to the renewal of history teaching methods at all levels of education on the basis of the General History of Africa in order to promote shared heritage and Africa’s inputs to the progress of humanity.

Participating to this meeting are: the Director General of UNESCO, the Assistant Director General for Africa, the Assistant Director-General for Culture, the African Union Commissioner for Education, Human Resources, Sciences and Technology, the President of the Scientific Comity of the Educational Use of GHA, the President of the Executive Council, and the Permanent Delegations of Member States to UNESCO.  

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