24.02.2013 - UNESCO Office in Apia

Meeting with new Secretary-General

Meeting between UNESCO and MESC

A courtesy call was held with the new Secretary-General for the Samoa National Commission for UNESCO (and Chief Executive Officer of the Ministry of Education, Sports and Culture), Mr. Matafeo Falana'ipupu Tanielu Dan Aiafi, on 5 February 2013.  The UNESCO team consisted of Dr. Susan Vize, OIC and Programme Specialist for Social and Human Sciences, Dr. Akatsuki Takahashi, Programme Specialist for Culture, Mr. Toshiyuki Matsumoto, Programme Specialist for Education, Dr. Brenda Sherley, Education Officer, and Mr. Andrew Peteru, National Programme Officer for HIV and AIDS Education and UNAIDS Focal Point.  This was an opportunity to provide Mr. Aiafi with an overview of UNESCO's programmes and its activities in Samoa, as well as to discuss some of the Government's priorities in the area of education and culture.




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