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Role of Media in raising awareness on ECCE in Egypt

UNESCO Cairo Office holds a joint workshop with the Ministry of Education to discuss the role of Media in raising awareness on ECCE in Egypt  July 30th, 2015.

In the framework of the joint UNESCO – MOE project on Early Childhood Care and Education in Egypt, funded by the AGFUND, UNESCO Cairo Office held a joint workshop with the Ministry of Education aiming at initiating the cooperation with media and publishers proactively to disseminate the Ministry’s vision on Early Childhood education and raise awareness on the importance of pre-school education as a right and an indispensable foundation for lifelong learning in subsequent years. The Workshop comes as a first step in the development and implementation of a communication plan on ECCE in Egyptian Media,   aiming at raising awareness on ECCE in Egypt.

 

 


Consultative meeting on Intangible Cultural Heritage

On 13 August 2015, the consultative meeting on Intangible Cultural Heritage, organized in Cairo by UNESCO and the Ministry of Culture of Egypt, successfully concluded a series of consultations started in April 2015, with the view to conduct a strategic Needs Assessment in the intangible cultural heritage’s sector. The meeting also served to finalize the project proposal to strengthen national capacity for the safeguarding of intangible cultural heritage in the country, which will be later funded by Abu Dhabi Tourism and Culture Authority (ADTCA).