Brasilia Field Office News Archive
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The UNESCO-Aschberg Bursaries for Artists Programme announces the 2013 Call for Applications. This call is open to musicians, visual artists and creative writers between 25 years and 35 years old.
Message from Irina Bokova, Director-General of UNESCO on the occasion of the International Day for Disaster Reduction, 13 October 2012
Registration is open for the distance education course Youth, Sexuality and STD/AIDS Prevention, a partnership between UNESCO, Serpro and the Ministries of Education and Health. The course is aimed at capacitating education and health professionals working in educational spaces to train youngsters on the themes of sexuality and prevention of STD/AIDS.
Motivated by the identification of a rare type of sailing raft made with roots, along with one of the few fishermen in the coast of Brazil still retaining its building technique, the publication “The Root Sailing Raft” will be launched next Tuesday (9 October), 7 pm, in Brasília.
Message from the Heads of UNESCO, UNDP, UNICEF, ILO and Education International on the occasion of World Teachers’ Day, 5 October 2012
If we condemn violence for being unfair, how can we treat it with fairness? The question is the theme of the 100th Forum of the Culture of Peace Committee that takes place in MASP auditorium (Museum of Art of São Paulo), with free entrance, on Tuesday 9 September, at 7pm.
On the occasion of the International Day of Non-Violence and to celebrate Mahatma Gandhi’s birthday, the India Cultural Center (Brazil) hosts the roundtable “Gandhi Today: The Ends Are at the Means – the Ethics of Intention in Action” this Tuesday 2 October at 7pm.
UNESCO Director-General Irina Bokova today expressed distress and dismay over the fire that severely damaged the ancient markets in the old city of Aleppo, a World Heritage site, over the weekend. She also reminded all parties of the country’s obligations under the 1954 Hague Convention for the Protection of Cultural Property in the Event of Armed Conflict, to which Syria is a signatory.
28.09.12 UNESCO Brasilia Office launches a contest "Teacher, you have a message" to celebrate the World Teacher's Day
To celebrate World Teacher’s Day (5 October) and Teacher’s Day in Brazil (10 October), UNESCO launches the contest “Teacher you have a message!”. All it takes to participate is to upload a video of up to 30 seconds to YouTube and send us the link until 8 October. The three best videos will be posted on 15 October at UNESCO’s website.