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Cairo, Egypt 23, 24 Nov. 2014

UNESCO Cairo office jointly organized a “High-Level Forum on Galvanizing Education and Scientific Research towards an Innovation Economy” in cooperation with the Ministry of Higher Education National commission for UNESCO. The forum was two disciplines the first discussed higher education and scientific research challenges and aims to introduce plans and programs to enhance science and technology applications in a way to serve the local industries. The second discussed how to prepare the grounds for such programs and plans within the basic and vocational education framework.


Localization of Media and Information Literacy Kit in MENA region seminar

Cairo, Egypt 2-3 Dec. 2014

Within the framework of UNESCO’s Activity "Fostering Media Information Literacy (MIL) and enhancing Journalism Education", UNESCO Cairo cluster office in collaboration with Swedish International Development Corporation ( SIDA)  and Egypt National commission for UNESCO organized a seminar for localization of MIL Kit in the Middle Eastern and Northern Africa ( MENA) region  with an objective to raise awareness about MIL among policy makers/university professors/education planners/educationists and to encourage them to integrate the curricula  into their secondary school education. 


Climate Change Mainstreaming Capacity Building for Water Resources Management Strategies and Action Plans Formulation” Regional Workshop

Sharm El-Shiekh, Egypt 16-18 Nov. 2014

UNESCO Cairo office in joint collaboration and partnership with ISESCO, ALECSO, GIZ, LAS, AWC and the Arab G-Wadi Secretariat organized the Regional Workshop on ”Climate Change Mainstreaming Capacity Building for Water Resources Management Strategies and Action Plans Formulation” in Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt between the 16th and the 18th of November 2014. The main objective of the workshop was to enhance knowledge about the Arab region gaps and priorities towards building Arab capacities for formulating water strategies and action plans at national level. 28 regional and international water experts attended the workshop representing 11 Arab countries, in addition to partners' representatives.